Sea Level- Janice Marie Mason Underseth, 83, passed away Sunday, May 5, 2019 at Carteret Healthcare in Morehead City. She was born August 3, 1935 in Swansboro, NC daughter of the late, Andrew Jackson and Louise Kirkman Mason.
A Celebration of Life service will be held Thursday May 9, 2019 at 11:00 AM in the chapel of Jones Funeral Home-Swansboro with Rev. Keith Wall officiating. Burial will follow at the Ward Cemetery in Swansboro. The family will receive friends Wednesday evening from 6-8 at the funeral home.
She was a graduate of ECU, class of 1957. She was a retired primary education teacher, having taught in Chocowinity, Swansboro, Wilmington, Elizabeth City, and New Bern schools.
Music was a pleasure and major interest in her life, especially her career as a church organist at Trinity United Methodist Church, New Bern and churches in Swansboro and Wilmington.
She is survived by husband of 62 years, William O. Underseth; daughter, Annette Underseth Lab (Gary) of Lillington, NC; son, Andy Underseth (Janet) of Swansboro; grandson, Cameron Morton Underseth; granddaughter, Allison Grace Underseth; sister, Margaret Slate of Swansboro; niece, Barbara Wright (Jerry); and a nephew, Warren Slate.
In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to the Music Department, First Baptist Church, Swansboro, 614 W. Corbett Ave, Swansboro, NC 28584.
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