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Mary Ann Theresa Giaimo Blakely
Joiner-Anderson Funeral Home & Crematory
Mary Ann Theresa Giaimo Blakely
STATESBORO, Ga. -- Mary Ann Theresa Giaimo Blakely, age 85, passed away on Thursday and was taken by the angels to be with God and the rest of her family. She was an amazing, fun, independent and strong woman.
    Mary Ann was a very loving mother that was extremely proud of her four children and their spouses, 14 grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. She was loved by her friends in Georgia, California and Connecticut with whom she enjoyed spending her time with up to the day of losing her battle with cancer.
    Her husband, Gerald John Blakely Sr., preceded her in death.
    All are welcome to celebrate Mary Ann’s life on Tuesday, November 6th, at Joiner-Anderson Funeral Home.
    The rosary will be at 5 p.m. with visitation following until 7 p.m.
    The funeral will be at St. Matthew Catholic Church on Wednesday at 10 a.m. with Father Doug Clark officiating. Inurnment will be held at 1 p.m. in the Georgia Veterans Cemetery in Glenville.
    Mary Ann wanted her passing to be joyful and asked that people that attend to wear colorful clothing.
    The family asks in lieu of flowers, please make memorial contributions to Ogeechee Area Hospice, P.O. Box 531, Statesboro, GA 30459.
    God bless all, Mary Ann Blakely.
    Friends may sign the online register book at
    Joiner-Anderson Funeral Home & Crematory is in charge of arrangements.

Statesboro Herald, November 4, 2018
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