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Janet Blakeley

June 28, 2012
Morning Journal News

SALEM - Janet M. Blakeley, 93, of Salem, formerly of Irondale, died Monday, June 25, 2012, in the emergency room at Salem Community Hospital.

She was born March 10, 1919, in Irondale, the daughter of the late Harold D. and Martha Jane (Davis) Gill.

Janet was a 1937 graduate of Irondale High School and was a member of the First United Methodist Church of Salem. Along with her husband, she owned and operated the former Frost Top Ice Cream Parlor in Salem, before retiring in 1981.

Survivors include one daughter: Nancy Miller of Lisbon; one son: James E. Hood, Jr. of Austintown; one sister: Jane E. (Quenton) Henderson of Carrollton; one grandson: Brooks Davis of Salem; two great grandsons: Owen Davis and Emerson Davis, both of Salem; a sister-in-law: Jean (Gill) Grimm of Toronto, and several nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents, Janet was preceded in death on February 21, 2000, by her husband, Frank I. Blakeley, whom she married December 21, 1958, as well as two brothers: James W. Gill and Joseph R. Gill.

The funeral service will be held at 7:00 pm Friday, June 29, 2012, at the Roberts Funeral Home, 631 Main Street in Wellsville, with Rev. P. Doug George, of the church officiating. Burial will be in Chestnut Grove Cemetery.

Friends may call from 5:00-7:00 pm on Friday at the funeral home.

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