John Blakley, Jr.

January 15, 1948 - December 02, 2017

Visitation: Saturday January 13, 2018 10 a.m. to 12.pm in Devlin Funeral Home of Cranberry

Service: Saturday January 13, 2018 at 12 noon in Devlin Funeral Home of Cranberry


John B. Blakley Jr of McCandless, PA passed away peacefully on Sat December 2, 2017 at The Cranberry Place, Cranberry Twp.

John was born to the late Dr. John B. & Nancy J. Blakley on January 15, 1948 in Erie, Pennsylvania. He was the eldest of three children. John attended Shadyside Academy, Grove City College and Slippery Rock University. John served in the U. S. Army Reserve from 1970-1976. He was an Elementary School Counselor at Rockwood Elementary in Rockwood PA.

John is survived by his siblings William M. (Nancy) Blakley, San Jose, CA and Melissa A. (Thomas) Weber, Fombell, PA, his nieces and nephews Coreen (Charlie) Lemcke, Kevin Blakley, Kayla Blakley, Sydney L. Weber, Thomas “Blake” Weber, and great nephews Jack & Carson Lemcke. He was preceded in death by his parents, John and Nancy, and his uncle, Thomas M.Blakley.

John was an avid golfer, handball player and sports enthusiast. He enjoyed a great game of gin, chess and billiards. John was known for his kindhearted nature, his love of many long time dear friends and family, we thank you all for your love and support.

Family and friends are welcome to visit and celebrate his life on Saturday January 13, 2018 from 10-12 am followed by a memorial service at 12:00pm at Devlin Funeral Home of Cranberry, 2678 Rochester Rd Cranberry Twp.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests a written “favorite” John story to be shared at the service or for family keepsake. Memorial contributions can be made to The Cranberry Place, Family Hospice or Grove City College.

The family would like to thank the staff at The Cranberry Place and Family Hospice for all the wonderful care they gave to John the past couple months.

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  • Bob and Mary Ann Gillam

    We are very sorry to hear of John’s passing. We were his former neighbors at 2301 Ambassador Lane. He was always very friendly and kind to us. He was helpful to us when we moved in to the neighborhood.

    Deepest sympathy to his family and friends.

 

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