Janet P. Okleshen

Published 4:52 pm Friday, December 11, 2020

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CARRSVILLE – Janet Parker Okleshen, 86, passed away on Dec. 11, 2020.

Janet P. Okleshen

Born in Glen Falls, New York, she was the daughter of the late Frederick Tunstall Parker and Belva Norton Parker, and was also predeceased by a brother, Frederick T. “Freddie” Parker II.

Janet was a former secretary in the personnel department of Union Camp Corporation, Western Branch Elementary School, Western Branch Primary School and E. W. Chittum Elementary School in Chesapeake.

Left to cherish her memory are her husband, Charles John “Chuck” Okleshen; three sons, Keith Lawrence Okleshen (Andrea) of Hanover, Pennsylvania, Charles Kevin Okleshen (Paula) of Suffolk and John Kirk Okleshen of Courtland; a brother, Glenn L. Parker (Tempest) of Ocala, Florida; six grandchildren, Jessica Lee (Jeremiah), Travis Okleshen (Chris), Kellye Okleshen, Megan Okleshen, Stephanie Okleshen and Casey Okleshen; and seven great-grandchildren, Naomi, Jacob, Wyatt, Collier, Dicey, Tatum and Killian.

A funeral will be held at noon on Tuesday, Dec. 15, in Wright Funeral Home with Father Charles Saglio officiating. Entombment will follow in Meadowbrook Memorial Gardens in Suffolk.

Memorial donations can be made to Franklin Cooperative Ministries.