Janet R. Lahnen

Janet R. Lahnen, 83 years old of Pecor Street in Port-land, New York, passed away Sunday evening September 29, 2013 surround-ed by her loving family.

Janet was born on August 6, 1930 in Ripley New York and was the daughter of the late Orlo J. and Nina Ray-nor Prince. She resided in the Portland area for the last 50 years. Janet was a former employee of the Chautauqua County Home retiring from there in 1986. She was a member of St. Dominic’s Roman Catholic Church of Brocton, New York. Janet was a former Den Mother of the Cub Scouts and the Boy Scouts of America and she was also a very active and loving grandparent and great-grandparent and was deeply loved and appreciated by her whole family. She and her husband William were great travelers having ventured through 49 of the 50 States with the lone exception being Hawaii.

Janet is survived by her loving husband William G. Lahnen whom she married on February 12, 1949. They had celebrated 64 years of marriage together. Five sons William G. (Nancy) Lahnen II of Lakewood New York, Stephen (De-bra) Lahnen of Brocton, New York, Kevin (Debbie) Lahnen of Derby, New York, Patrick Lahnen of Brocton, New York, Thomas (Tammy) Lahnen of Silver Creek, New York, one daughter Sharon (Terry) Abram of Brocton, New York. 13 grandchildren and 16 great grandchildren, two brothers Raymond (Marie) Prince of Fredonia, New York and Ronald (Edna) Prince of Forrestville, New York, one sister Barbara (William) Gorka of Fredonia, New York and several nieces and nephews. Janet was predeceased by one son Charles E. Lahnen who passed away in 1993

Funeral Services will be held Thursday morning October 3, 2013 at 11 a.m. from St. Dominic’s Roman Catholic Church of Brocton, New York where a Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated. The Rev. Joseph Walter will officiate. A private Interment with the family members will follow the church service at the Portland Evergreen Cemetery in Portland New York. Friends are invited to call at the Morse Funeral Home of Brocton, New York on Wednesday October 2, 2013 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. The family requests memorials to be made in her honor to the Portland Volunteer EMS Squad, PO Box 229, Port-land, New York 14769 and/or The Portland Ever-green Cemetery Assn. C/O Jerry Boltz, 8831 Onthank Road, Portland, New York 14769.