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Article Published June 6, 2019
Janice Katze Bruce
North Haven

Janice Katze Bruce, 90, of North Haven passed away peacefully on May 3 at the Masonicare Health Center, Wallingford. She was the beloved wife of the late John E. Bruce, Jr. Janice was born in New Haven on June 7, 1928, and was the daughter of the late Isadore and Jeannette Getb Katze.

She was a teacher for the North Haven School System for 37 years until her retirement. Janice was a Bridge Life Master, a world traveler, and an active member of the North Haven Democratic Town Committee.

She was the mother of Joan L. Bruce Ryan and her husband David, and Jack Bruce; the grandmother of Emma Ryan and Bailey Bruce; and the sister of Alan Katze and the late Harlan Katze, Naomi Tancretti, and June Newth.

Family and friends are invited to attend a funeral service on June 8 at 10:00 a.m. in the Faith United Methodist Church, 81 Clintonville Rd., North Haven. Interment will follow in the North Haven Center Cemetery. There will be no visiting hours. The North Haven Funeral Home, 36 Washington Ave., has been entrusted with the arrangements. For an online obituary, visit