Janet E. Ely

Born: Fri., Nov. 30, 1934
Died: Wed., Mar. 4, 2020


2:00 PM to 4:00 PM, Mon., Mar. 09, 2020
6:00 PM to 8:00 PM, Mon., Mar. 09, 2020
Location: Peterson-Blick Funeral Home, Inc.

Funeral Service

10:00 AM Tue., Mar. 10, 2020
Location: Trinity Memorial Episcopal Church

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Janet Elizabeth Ely, 85, of Clarendon, PA, passed away unexpectedly on Wednesday, March 4, 2020. Janet was born November 30, 1934 in Warren, PA to the late Gifford and Maude Murry Quiggle. She married Joseph Gene Ely on July 14, 1956 at St. Luke's Episcopal Church in Kinzua, PA. Joe was the love of her life and best friend for 70 years. She attended Kinzua grade school, and was a graduate of Warren High School. She was raised in Kinzua, PA. She was employed at Warren National Bank and later took time off to raise her children. She went back to work as a Teacher's Aide in the Warren County School District from which she retired. She loved this job and touched many student's lives as they touched hers. Janet enjoyed watching the birds out her front window. One of her favorite pastimes was sitting on her back porch. Friends and family were always welcome there. She was an avid Days of our Lives fan. Janet's greatest joy in life was her family. Her world revolved around her kids and grandkids. She never missed any of their events and was always looking forward to going. Spending time with the grandkids was her favorite hobby. Her main interest was their lives and if they were safe and happy. She was the best mom and nana, and we were blessed she was ours. She was a loyal, loving friend to many. As was said of her by her niece, "kindness and smiles are her legacy." They certainly are. Both will be greatly missed by all. Janet is survived by her 3 children, Joe and wife Carol of Clarendon, Jerry and wife Denise of Warren and Jill and husband Jeff of Warren; 5 grandchildren Jaimie Ely, Julianna Ely, Rachel Lasecki, Curtis Lasecki and Colin Ely; 1 brother, Murry Quiggle; 1 brother-in-law Dean Ely and wife Gloria. Also many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her loving husband, Joe Ely, sisters, Helen Kroemer and Rose Barney; brothers in-law Larry and William Ely, 2 sisters in-law, Mary Ely and Sharon Quiggle, father and mother Gifford and Maude Quiggle, father and mother-in-law Lyle and Theresa Ely; two nephews, Ed Barney and Mitch Hollick. Friends will be received from 2-4 pm and 6-8 pm on Monday, March 9, 2020, at the Peterson-Blick Funeral Home, 1003 Penna. Ave. E. Warren, PA 16365. A funeral service will take place on Tuesday, March 10, 2020, at 10 am at the Trinity Memorial Episcopal Church, 444 Pennsylvania Ave W Warren, PA 16365, with The Rev. Matthew Scott, pastor, officiating. The family has requested memorial donations be made to Clarendon VFD, 17 N. Main Street, Clarendon, PA 16313, The Alzheimer's Association, 225 Michigan Avenue, Floor 17, Chicago, IL 60601, or in memory of "Edward Barney" the ALS Foundation, 1275 K Street NW - Suite 250 - Washington, DC 20005.

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Craig & Cathy Steinkamp
   Posted Sat March 07, 2020
We are so sorry to learn of the passing of Janet Quiggle Ely. She was a grand lady always a smile and kind word to greet you with,and opened her heart and house to everyone. Janet will be with the true love of her life,Joe "Gene" Ely. Janet adored her family and friends,and never had a harsh word toward anyone. God Bless,and rest,you have labored long and hard. You will never be forgotten.

Theresa Britton (Theresa Burge-Leach)
   Posted Sat March 07, 2020
My deepest condolences to Joe, Jerry, Jill and your familes. Your mother was such a blessed soul. Enjoy the memories she provided over the years..

Margaret Ely Tobias
   Posted Sat March 07, 2020
You are all in our thoughts and prayers. Aunt Janet and Uncle Gene will forever be remembered for their gentle, kind and thoughtful ways.

Sarah Ely
   Posted Sat March 07, 2020

Jade Joy was sent by Sarah Ely and Larry Converse.

With our deepest sympathy to the family of Aunt Janet who was treasured by all who knew her. Sarah and Larry

   Posted Sat March 07, 2020
So sorry to hear of your loss. All of you are in my thoughts and prayers.

Joann Lorenzini Moretti
   Posted Sun March 08, 2020
Dear Joe & Carol, Jerry & Denise, Jill & Jeff and Families,

Cousin Theresa passed on your sad news of the loss of your Mom Mary/Grandmother.
I always enjoyed visiting with her at our Lorenzini Family Reunions. Happy to hear we both were fans of Days of Our Lives...I'll enjoy knowing we are watching together.
I am presently in San Diego helping out my Son Stephen & Family and will return to the East Coast on Tuesday so I will be unable to attend Mary's funeral. My thoughts and prayers are with you all. Hopefully, we can plan a Lorenzini reunion one day soon. Love & Hugs to all Cousin Joanie

Joann Lorenzini Moretti
   Posted Sun March 08, 2020
Dear Family,
Please forgive my bobo...meant to say Janet instead of Mary...rest both their souls & Heavenly Hugs!
Cousin Joanie

Cathy Peterson
   Posted Mon March 09, 2020
Joe, Jill & Jerry
My sympathies are with you and your families. Your mom will be sadly missed.

Mary Hollick
   Posted Mon March 09, 2020

Spring's Bounty Basket was sent by Sarah Ely, Molly Hollick, Bill Ely, Jim Ely.

Our deepest sympathy. Sarah, Molly, Bill, Jim, their spouses and children.

William and Mary Remsky
   Posted Wed March 11, 2020
Wm and i send our sincerest sympathy to the Ely family.

Nikki Valdez
   Posted Thu March 12, 2020
I'm sending love and light to Mrs.Ely's Family! She was my aide from K-6 and she helped mold me into the person I am and I was so lucky to have even been able to introduce my daughter to her cause she was so influential in my life! When my daughter got older she got to have her granddaughter Jamie as a teacher and she was influential in my daughters like just like her grandma so I'm forever grateful to have had her ! <3<3

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