ERIE, Pa. — Janet M. Blose, age 78, of Erie, Pa., formerly of Conneaut, Ohio, passed away Wednesday morning, April 10, 2013, at her home following a one-year illness.
She was born March 19, 1935, in Erie and was the daughter of Harold W. and Dorothy (Forgays) Penoyer.
Janet had worked at Marx Toys in Erie, Emco-Wheaton in Conneaut and Bailey Manufacturing in Conneaut, retiring in 1992. She was a member of Conneaut Church of God where she was a member of the choir and the Young at Heart group. She enjoyed reading, singing along with her favorite songs, and especially loved being with her family and friends.
Survivors include a daughter, Ann (Don) Brandt of Columbus, Ohio; a son, Mike (Darla) Blose of Tennessee; daughter-in-law, Colleen Blose of Louisville, Ky.; two sisters, June (Martin) McKim of Adena, Ohio and Lois Garbarino of Erie, Pa.; two brothers, Terry (Carol) Penoyer of Soap Lake, Wash. and Gary (Libby) Penoyer of Erie, Pa.; four sisters-in-law, Janet Penoyer of Georgia, Helen Snyder of Erie, Pa., Agnes Blumrick of New York and Catherine Blose of Columbus, Ohio; three grandchildren, Michael Blose, Michael Brandt and Melissa Brandt; and a number of great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews and more distant relatives.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Burt V. Blose whom she married June 27, 1970; a son, Larry Blose; and a brother, Ronald Penoyer.
Funeral Services will be 11 a.m., Monday, April 15th, at Conneaut Church of God, 5327 Center Road, Conneaut, with Pastor Carson Robson officiating. Burial will be in Greenlawn Memory Gardens, North Kingsville, Ohio.
Calling Hours will be from 4 to 7 p.m., Sunday, April 14th, at MARCY FUNERAL HOME, 208 Liberty St., Conneaut.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Church of God Missions Fund. Envelopes will be available at the funeral home and at the church.
Please sign the guestbook at www.marcyfuneralhome.com and starbeacon.com.