Janet McQuirrie Searle LaValley lost her long battle with cancer on Oct. 26,surrounded by her loving family at her home in New Bedford. She was 60.

She is survived by her loving husband of many years, Raymond LaValley of New Bedford and formerly of Oak Bluffs, and her daughters Rachel LaValley of New Bedford, Jennifer LaValley of Fall River, and Christina Domingues of Roanoke, Va. She is also survived by her brothers, Glenn Searle and Kevin Searle of Edgartown.

Funeral services are pending. A full obituary will appear in a future edition of the Gazette.