Janet E. Engle

By Tom Rivers, Editor Posted 2 May 2020 at 6:14 pm

Janet EngleJanet Evelyn (Balcerzak) Engle, 85, of Albion, passed away peacefully May 1, 2020 with her three daughters in her presence. She was born April 27, 1935 in Bennington, N.Y. to the late Walter and Evelyn (Jagusiak) Balcerzak Sr.

Janet dedicated her life to her home and family. She enjoyed gardening, camping, flowers, spending time in the mountains, boating, and just being outdoors with those she loved.

In addition to her parents, she was predeceased by her husband, Robert, on Sept. 12, 2016; her grandson, Jason R. Post, in 2014; and her brother, Walter Balcerzak Jr.

Janet is survived by her daughters, Deborah (Joe) Martillotta of Albion, Jacqueline Post of Albion, and Robin (Garr) Standish of Elbridge; grandchildren, Luke Gaines, Kyle (Sonya) Gaines, and Jennifer Post; great-grandchildren, Avery Gaines, Willow Gaines, Jackson Gaines, Rhoan Calkins and Tristan Post; siblings, Raymond (Jean) Balcerzak and Robert Balcerzak; aunt, Irene Lewandowski; several nieces, nephews and cousins; many loving in-laws (the Engle family); and her dear friend and neighbor, Cathy Jakaub.

Services will be held privately at Mt. Albion Cemetery. A celebration of Janet’s life will be held at a later date.

Memorial contributions in Janet’s name may be made to Holy Family Parish – St. Joseph’s Church, 106 S. Main St., Albion NY 14411.

Janet’s arrangements have been entrusted to Christopher Mitchell Funeral Homes, Inc., 21 West Ave., Albion NY 14411. To share a special memory of Janet, please visit www.mitchellfamilyfuneralhomes.com.