Janet Marie Blake nee Oneil sadly passed away October 12/2011 with family members by her side.
Janet was born May 12 1910 in Salmon Valley.
Janet also known as Jenny married Alex Stark where they resided in Cherryville and raised their seven children.
After the passing Alex, Janet married Paddy (Maynard) Blake where they resided in Lumby. After the passing of Paddy, Janet resided in Lumby for many years until she had to enter into a Extended Care Home.
Janet moved into Pine Grove Care Center in Kamloops in 2009 Where she had exceptional care and made many friends. Whenever one would visit with Janet she would recite poems, limericks and songs that she remembered as a young girl and even some the adult versions from her adult years.
Janet was predeceased by her husbands Alex and Paddy, 5 of her children; George, Delphine, James, Margret and Lloyd.
Janet is survived by her sons Henny (Rita), John, daughter in-laws Joan, Lorna, many nieces and nephews, many grandchildren, great grandchildren, great great grandchildren and many close friends whom she touched all the hearts of.
Janet will be dearly be missed by all who knew her.
A special thanks to all the ladies and men of Pine Grove Care Center for showing such great care to Janet.
A Celebration of Janet’s life will be held October 29,2011 at Lumby Legion Hall from 1pm-3pm. The ladies of the legion will be serving tea, coffee and sandwiches. Graveside services to follow with the internment of the ashes at the Lumby Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers please consider a donation to your local SPCA in Janet’s name.