AUSTINTOWN, Ohio (MyValleyTributes) -Janet L. Conkey, 74, of Austintown, passed away on Saturday, October 17, 2020, surrounded by her family, at Shepherd of the Valley in Boardman.
Born August 29, 1946 in Youngstown, Janet was the daughter of Jack and Eleanor (Brown) Alm.
Janet was a 1964 graduate of Canfield High School.
She became a registered nurse and began her career working in the newborn nursery at Northside Hospital. Janet also worked at Shepherd of the Valley and after more than 25 years as an RN retired while working for Dr. Constantine Economus.
Janet was a member of Bethel Lutheran Church. She was also a member of the Altar Guild, Bell Choir, a Sunday School Teacher and tutored for the Tutor Program.
She loved to attend the Canfield Fair every year and local craft shows. Janet loved the Cleveland Indians and enjoyed attending their games or watching them on TV. She enjoyed playing Scrabble and puzzles, however, spending time with her family and her dog, Mandy, was what she treasured most.
She leaves to cherish her memory, her husband, William, whom she married August 12, 1967; her sons, Scott and Brian (Ashley Patton) Conkey; her twin sister, Judy (Ray) Burkholder; her brother-in-law, David Conkey; her niece, Becky (Mark) Stepuk and her great-niece Zoey and nephew, Zach.
Friends may call from 10:00 – 11:00 a.m. on Thursday, October 22, 2020 at Bethel Lutheran Church, 425 Crestview Drive, Boardman, OH 44512.
Due to COVID-19, safety precautions will be taken. We kindly ask that all guests where a mask.
Family and friends who cannot pay their respects are encouraged to offer prayers and share thoughts of sympathy here on Janet’s tribute page.
Private services will be held and Janet will be laid to rest at Forest Lawn Memorial Park.
To send flowers to the family of Janet L. Conkey please visit our Tribute Store.
The family requests that memorial contributions take form of donates to the Bethel Lutheran Memorial Fund.
A television tribute will air Wednesday, October 21 at the following approximate times: 6:43 a.m. WYTV, 9:32 a.m. on WKBN, 10:58 a.m. on FOX and 8:12 p.m. on MyYTV.
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