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Anna Westlake

December 10, 1926 - November 23, 2015

Anna Westlake, 88 of Wellsville, OH passed away at her residence Monday, November 23, 2015 following a lengthy illness.

She was born in Stratton, OH on December 10, 1926 a daughter to the late Andy and Anna (Zidnak) Blaner. Anna was a graduate of Toronto High School and co-owner and Bookkeeper of Westlake Garage & Towing, she worked in a clothing factory in New York and she flipped tin during the depression to make rations for the troops. She was also a member and Treasurer of Wellsville Nazarene Church.

She is survived by her husband Howard Westlake whom she married January 30, 1946; one son: Jerry Westlake and his wife Connie of Salineville, OH; three daughters: Joyce Hoffman and her late husband Darius of Anchorage, Alaska, Deborah Clark and her husband James of Marietta, OH and Deanna Taggart and her husband Paul of Mason, OH; one sister: Mary Perun of Toronto, OH; seven grandchildren: Michelle Tice and her husband Brian, Amy Kostival and her husband Paul, Debra West and her husband Keith, Gretchen Musiek and her husband Jeremy, Jennifer Johnson and her husband Bill, Rachel Taggart ,Andrew Taggart and eleven great grandchildren.

In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by three brothers: Andy Blaner, Joe Blaner and John Blaner and one grandson: Kenny Clark at age 21.

Services will be held at the Wellsville Chapel of the Martin MacLean Altmeyer Funeral Homes on Wednesday, November 25, 2015 Noon with Pastor Dirk Hall of Living Well Church officiating. Burial will follow in Columbiana County Memorial Park.

Family will be present to receive friends at the Wellsville Funeral Home on Tuesday, November 24, 2015 from 5 to 8 P.M.

Family and friends may view this obituary, sign the guest book or send condolences online by visiting the Funeral Home’s Facebook page or by visiting the Funeral Home’s new website at

Service Information

Visitation Information

Date: Tuesday, November 24, 2015

Time: 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Service Information

Date: Wednesday, November 25, 2015

Time: 12:00 pm

Cemetery Information

Date: Wednesday, November 25, 2015


Columbiana County Memorial Park

16078 Irish Ridge Road
East Liverpool, Ohio 43920

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