Janet L. Drake, 1933-2013

WARREN – Janet L. Drake, 79, passed away at 9 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 10, 2013, at Trumbull Memorial Hospital.

She was born Aug. 31, 1933, in Youngstown, the daughter of Francis and Mary E. Daley Holland.

Janet was a member of the Central Christian Church. She also was a 50-year member of the Ida McKinley Chapter Order of Eastern Star and belonged to the C.C.L. Women’s League.

She was the owner with her mother and sister of the Mary E. Holland Company.

She enjoyed reading, sewing, traveling and spending time with her grandchildren.

Janet is survived by her three daughters, Debbie (Kenneth) Goetz of Bainbridge, Paula (David Sohayda) Powers of Cortland and Diane (Jonathan) Vine of Cortland; six grandchildren, David Goetz, Stephen Powers, Jennifer Belza, Daniel Goetz, Alex Rosowicz and Jacob Rosowicz; one great-grandson, Jackson Belza; and a sister, Phyllis (Dr. Verne) Dodson of Kettering.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Paul A. Drake Jr., whom she married Sept. 7, 1951, and who died March 25, 1986; a sister, Mary Kay Matteo; a brother, Robert Holland; and her parents.

Calling hours will be from 3 to 5 p.m. Sunday at the Holloway-Williams Funeral Home and Cremation Service, 611 Robbins Ave., Niles, OH 44446. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Monday at the funeral home with the Rev. Cynthia Klingemier officiating.

Interment will be in Niles City Cemetery.

The family request material contributions be made to The American Cancer Society or The American Heart Association.

Condolences can be e-mailed to hollowaywilliamsfh@sbcglobal.net.

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