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Janet E. Jakiela

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Janet E. Jakiela Obituary
Janet E. Jakiela, 73, formerly of Wallingford, died Saturday, Sept. 1, 2018, in Cranston, R.I., surrounded by friends and family.

She was born in Cambria County, Pa., May 6, 1945, the daughter of the late Henry and Thelma (Booterbaugh) Betlow. Janet was a graduate of Lyman Hall High School and the Laurel Business School. She was a long-time employee of MidState Medical Center, where she was a medical transcriptionist for the cardiology department. Janet was an active member of her Quinnipiac Village community in Meriden for 23 years, prior to moving to Rhode Island to be near her daughter.

She is survived by her daughter, Beth Schapira and her husband, Cary; her grandchildren, Benjamin and Isabella Schapira; her brother, Robert Betlow and his wife, Lorraine; her sister-in-law, Joan Jakiela and her husband, David Gordon; her nieces and nephews, Robert Betlow and his wife, Bridget, Laura Betlow, Jennifer Nodleman and her husband, Jeremy, and Dylan, Cassandria, and Jillian Gordon; as well as her former husband, Joseph Jakiela. Her family will receive relatives and friends in The Wallingford Funeral Home, 809 N. Main St. Ext., on Saturday, Sept. 15 from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. A service will follow in the funeral home at 11:30 a.m. Interment will be in In Memoriam Cemetery in Wallingford.

Gifts in her memory may be sent to The , Rhode Island Chapter, 245 Waterman St., Ste. 306, Providence, RI 02906-5215. Please specify the Early Stage Engagement Program (Live and Learn), a program that gave Jan great joy.

Published in The Record-Journal on Sept. 9, 2018
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