Janice Marie Drover is the youngest daughter of Harold and Mary (Gosse) Bishop of Spaniard’s Bay.
She grew up in Spaniard’s Bay and attended Holy Redeemer School, and from there she went to high school at Ascension Collegiate in Bay Roberts. She attended St. Columba’s School in Harbour Grace, where she obtained a business and commercial course while working in retail.
Janice married Rendell Drover, son of Albert and Myra (Stone) Drover of Upper Island Cove, on September 24, 1971. The Drovers, a large fishing family, helped Janice obtain employment in several crab plants over the years. For more than twenty years, Janice worked as a fisherperson alongside her husband, Rendell, and their two sons, Shawn and Robin. She did this until August 13, 2010, when Rendell suffered a life-threatening injury.
Janice has spent the past six and a half years helping Rendell recover from his near-death experience.
She and Rendell enjoy spending time with their three grown children and their spouses—Shawn and Lorraine, Robin and Charlene, and Terri Lynn and Gordie. Janice and Rendell have seven grandchildren: Brandon, Noelle, Brianna, Reilly, Shelby, Abby, and Darien.