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Janet-Lee Stanley

Obituary for Janet-Lee Stanley

December 19, 1932 - October 7, 2018
Mentor, Ohio | Age 85

Loving Wife, Mother, Grandmother, Sister, Friend


Mrs. Janet-Lee Fay Stanley, age 85 of Concord, Ohio passed away October 7, 2018 at Heartland Hospice in Mentor, Ohio. She was born December 19, 1932 in Concord, New Hampshire. She grew up near Lake Winnipesauke in New Hampshire where her family founded Fay's Boat Yard. Mrs. Stanley was a retired elementary teacher and realtor.

Janet-Lee was a 1950 graduate of Spaulding High School in Rochester, New Hampshire and a 1954 graduate of Boston University with a B.S. in Education. Her teaching experience included 5th grade classrooms from New England to Cleveland. Locally, she taught in the Painesville Township and Mentor School systems. She was also an instructor for Lake Erie – Garfield Senior College from 1969 – 1975. After teaching, Janet-Lee was a realtor for Realty One in Mentor, Ohio.

Janet loved to be part of the community and was very active in a variety of organizations. She was a member of First Church Congregational in Painesville where she served on various committees including Women's Fellowship. She was also active in the American Association of University Women and The Music and Drama Club. She was most proud of her membership in the National Society Daughters of the American Revolution in the Painesville, OH and Laconia NH chapters.

Mrs. Stanley is survived by son David Stanley, daughter and son-in-law Jennifer and Larry Davis; her grandchildren Lauren and Kennan Davis, and brother Merrill Fay of Gilford New Hampshire. She was preceded in death by her husband Roger H Stanley in 2015.

A graveside service will be held on Saturday, October 20, 2018 at 11:00 am at Concord Cemetery with Rev. Tom Cofer presiding. An open-house style lunch will follow from 11:45 to 1:45 pm at First Church Congregational, 22 Liberty Street, Painesville, Ohio 44077. Friends are welcome to join the service and the lunch.

Memorials may be made to First Church Congregational, 2 Liberty St, Painesville, OH 44077.

Services by Busch Funeral Home, Avon Lake, OH.

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  • First Church Congregational
    2 Liberty St
    Painesville, OH 44077

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163 Avon Belden Road
Avon Lake, OH 44012
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