Janet L. Arnal 1933-2018

CORTLAND — Janet L. Arnal, 85, passed away Saturday, Sept. 8, 2018; our mother joined our father in heaven.

She was born, with her twin sister, on April 30, 1933, in Vienna, to Edwin A. Dray and Louise C. Tidd Dray.

Janet married the love of her life, Marcel “Mark” Arnal and celebrated 62 years of wedded bliss. They enjoyed a blessed life, spending their entire married journey at a home they built in Cortland, traveling, camping and celebrating with family and friends. Her love of quilting, cross-stitching, braiding wool rugs and crocheting filled the homes of her children, grandchildren and many friends. Her favorite times were spent with her family, loving them.

She is survived by a daughter, Susan (Stephen) Motika of Cortland; son, Marcel (Donna) Arnal of Cortland; grandchildren, Joshua (Kayce) Arnal of Marysville, Jessica (Robbie) Bell of Charlotte, N.C., Ashley (Aaron) Motika Roome of Bettendorf, Iowa, and Adriana Motika of Akron; great-grandchildren, Ellie, Emmie and Gage Arnal of Marysville and “baby boy” Motika Roome, due in January.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her sister; and, on April 5, 2018, by her devoted husband.

Family and friends may pay their respects 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 13, 2018, at the Peter Rossi & Son Memorial Chapel, 1884 North Road NE, Warren, Ohio 44483. A Mass of Christian burial will be 10:30 a.m. Friday, Sept. 14, 2018, at St. Robert Bellarmine Church, 4659 state Route 46, Cortland, Ohio 44410, with the Rev. Carl Kish officiating.

In lieu of flowers, please offer donations to The Animal Welfare League, 812 Youngstown-Kingsville Road SE, Vienna, Ohio 44473.

Family and friends may visit www.peterrossiandsonfh.com to view this obituary, sign the guestbook and send condolences to Janet’s family.

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