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Janet Horblinski Bireley

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Janet Horblinski Bireley of Coatesville Janet Horblinski Bireley, 75, of Coatesville, died Wednesday, March 7, 2012 at her home. Born in Coatesville, she was the daughter of the late Alex and Catherine Hawrylyk Horblinski and the wife of the late Horace O. Bireley with whom she shared 53 years of marriage before his death in March 2008. Janet was a member of Holy Ghost Ukrainian Orthodox Church, Coatesville. She was a 1954 graduate of S. Horace Scott High School. Janet is survived by her two sons, Brad and his wife Kristyn of Galeton and Craig and his wife Kim of Coatesville; her daughter, Katherine Chalfant and her husband Michael of Wilmington, Del.; four grandchildren, Elizabeth, Christopher and his wife Melanie, and Jennifer Bireley and David Breidenstine; a great-granddaughter, Sarah; one sister, Ann Leveille and two brothers, Peter and John Horblinski; and many nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her sister Mary "Ginger" Chenger. Janet's funeral service will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, March 10, at Holy Ghost Ukrainian Orthodox Church, Coatesville, where family and friends may call beginning at 9 a.m. Interment will take place in Ukrainian Cemetery, Coatesville. Memorials in Janet's honor may be made to Holy Ghost Ukrainian Orthodox Church, 392 Charles Street, Coatesville, PA 19320. Arrangements by Wentz Funeral Home, Coatesville, (610) 384-0318. To send online condolences, please visit

Published in The Daily Local on Mar. 9, 2012
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