Mary Jane Blake

November 16, 1947 - December 15, 2017

11/16/1947 - 12/15/2017

Past Services

Visitation
Monday December 18, 2017
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Altmeyer Funeral Home - Benwood-McMechen Chapel
214 Marshall Street
McMechen, WV 26040
304-232-1710 | Directions
Visitation
Monday December 18, 2017
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Altmeyer Funeral Home - Benwood-McMechen Chapel
214 Marshall Street
McMechen, WV 26040
304-232-1710 | Directions
Cemetery
Tuesday December 19, 2017
Halcyon Hills Memorial Gardens
Sherrard, WV 26038
Directions
Service
Tuesday December 19, 2017
11:00 am
St. James Catholic Church
326 Logan Street
McMechen, WV 26040
Directions

Mary Jane “Janie” Blake, 70, of McMechen, WV, passed away Friday, December 15, 2017, at Wheeling Hospital.
She was born November 16, 1947, a daughter of the late John and Helen (Slonaker) Martinella. Janie was a member of St. James Catholic Church. She was a beautician for many years, before moving on to become an owner of Coachs Bar and Grille in McMechen. She was an avid reader and loved to travel to Vegas with her friends and family.
Janie is survived by her loving husband of 47 years, Rick Blake; two sons, Brian Blake of McMechen and Beth Persinger-Blake of Moundsville, and Brad (Angel) Blake of Huntington, WV; two granddaughters, Kaitlyn and Riley Blake and one grandson, Brady Blake.
Family and friends will be received Monday, December 18, 2017, from 2-4 & 6-8 pm at Altmeyer Funeral Home, Benwood-McMechen Chapel, 215 Marshall St. McMechen. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Tuesday, December 19, at 11 am, at St. James Catholic Church, with Fr. Arul Anthony officiating. Interment will be held at Halcyon Hills Memorial Gardens.
Memorial contributions may be made to Brady Steps Charitable Foundation by clicking here.
Condolences may be left to the family at www.altmeyerfuneralhomes.com.

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Sandra Johnson Fultz of Benwood, WV and Port St Lucie, Florida
4 years ago

Mary Jane was a classmate of mine at Union and in my graduation class of 1965. What great memories of have of our time there. We did see each other at reunions and had great talks. My deepest sympathy of Mary Jane’s family and friends.

Jeff McMahon
4 years ago

So sorry for your loss! My prayers for you and your family!

Jeff Lugay
4 years ago

Coach Blake may God’s peace and comfort be with you and your family in this time of loss. Prayers and strength in Jesus name for you and your family…
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Eric James
4 years ago

Rick and Family,
Very sorry to hear of Janie’s passing. Please know that all of you are in the thoughts and prayers of my family during this difficult time. Love to all.

Burge Family
4 years ago

We are so sorry for the loss of such a wonderful woman! Janie was such a sweet and kind woman! Heaven gained a true angel!

Sylvia McNeil
4 years ago

Dear Rick and Family
Saddened to learn of the passing of Mary Jane
Many thoughts and prayers are with you and yours
Take care keep the faith and May God bless and comfort you with His Peace and Love
Such a beautiful person always enjoyed our chats
Sincerely Sylvia McNeil (aka Bilo/ Benwood UHS Class’65)

Dennis R Albaugh
4 years ago

My sincere and deepest condolences to the family and friends of Janie. Denny Albaugh

Kathy Nardone
4 years ago

Janie was a very loving person. She dearly loved her family. She was a beloved friend to me. I will truly miss her. Prayers for all her family

jeff clutter
4 years ago

I was sorry to hear about Janie…I am also sorry I will not be able to make the viewing or services, so i wanted you all to know that i was thinking of Rick and the family . Take care, sorry for your loss.

Stephanie Fogle
4 years ago

I’ve shared some of the best times with Janie and the Blake family. Janie was a great friend, she was thoughtful and kind. She was a wonderful mother and loving grandmother!She will be missed .