Lucille Annabelle Blakeslee

Lucille Annabelle Blakeslee, 81, of Union City, Pa., passed away peacefully, surrounded by her family, on Friday, March 22, 2013. Lucille was born on August 22, 1931 in Union City, Pa., the daughter of the late Thomas C. and Celia O. (Johnson) Edwards. She married Ralph Robert "Bob" Blakeslee on March 14, 1952. He preceded her in death on November 14, 2010. After two years apart, Lucille is again reunited with her loving husband of 58 years. Besides her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by brothers Leonard and Clifford Edwards, a sister Louise Culver and a great-grandson Marshall Robert Pike. Survivors include daughters Connie Daniels and her husband Robert of Corry, Pa., Darla Crowe and her husband Paul of North East, Pa., Luann Pike and her husband Glenn of Spartansburg, Pa., Brenda Clabbatz and her husband Perry of Spartansburg, Pa., a son Robert Blakeslee and his wife Cydney of Union City, Pa., a sister Jeanette Mitchell of Corry, Pa., three brothers, Gerald Edwards of Corry, Pa., John Edwards of Union City, Pa., Donald Edwards and his wife Grace of Columbus, Pa., and a sister-in-law, Mary Edwards Burrows of Corry, Pa. Lucille loved spending time with her family, especially her twelve surviving grandsons, Jesse, Jerry and Joseph Daniels, Geoff, Nathan, and Kyle Blakeslee, Murl, Ian, and Karl Kinal, Glenn and Marshal Pike and Jacob Clabbatz. Surviving great-grandchildren are Robert, Renae, Caden, and Norah Blakeslee, Brady, Tanner, and Tucker Pike, and Keira and Payton Kinal. Lucille loved gardening, crafts, decorating, and she was a great cook. Lucille was a member of the Mount Pleasant Chapel of Union City, Pa. Friends are invited to call at the Robert M. Glenn Funeral Home, Inc., 62 South Main Street, Union City, Pa., on Tuesday, March 26, 2013 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m., and may attend funeral services there on Wednesday, March 27, 2013, at 11 a.m. Pastor Jerry Alsdorf of the Mt. Pleasant Chapel, will officiate, with interment in Mt. Pleasant Cemetery. Memorials are requested to the Mount Pleasant Chapel Youth Group, in care of Annette Burgess, 22995 Olson Road, Union City, PA 16438 or to Bloomfield Fire Department, 22975 Shreve Ridge Road, Union City, PA 16438.

Funeral Home

Glenn Funeral Home
62 South Main Street Union City, PA 16438
(814) 438-3857

Published in the Erie Times-News on Mar. 25, 2013