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Alberta Blakely

March 24, 2016
Westfield Republican

Alberta A. Blakely, 90, of 26 Cass Street, formerly of Brocton, went to be with her Lord on Thursday (March 17, 2016) at Absolut at Westfield.

She was born May 1, 1925 in Fredonia, the daughter of the late Harry A. and Addie West Venn.

Alberta started and was a member of the Spirit Lifters at the Brocton Methodist Church, she also started the Star Apartment Bible Study on Thursdays, she belonged to the Brocton Portland Senior Citizens of which she was the chaplain, she had also been a Cub Scout Den Mother and she had been a Cub Scout uniform bank organizer.

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Alberta loved her Lord and family, she enjoyed traveling, and doing genealogy. She also enjoyed volunteering for the Department of Recreation for the Village of Westfield.

She is survived by her son, Venn (Mary) Blakely of Westfield; five grandchildren, Laurel (Timothy) Harris of Glennville, Ga., Elizabeth "Betsy" (Andy) Freay of Mayville, Jennifer (Joel) Greutman of Oswego, Kristina Blakely of Rochester, and Robert (Caitlyn) Blakely of Fairfax, Va.; nine great grandchildren; one sister, Sadie Steele of Brocton.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Robert Clifford Blakely who died Aug.12, 1983; two brothers, her twin Albert Venn, and Arthur Venn; one sister, Laura Venn.

A Memorial Service will be at a later date, arrangements will be announced.

Memorials may be made to Brocton Fire Dept. Rescue Squad or the NorthLake Family Recreation Center, PO Box 334, Westfield, NY 14787.

The Freay Funeral Home in Mayville is in charge of arrangements.

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