Frances Lillian Blakely

Frances Lillian Blakely of Southold died at her home Dec. 7, 2015. She was 76 years old. 

She was born June 7, 1939, in Greenport to Joseph and Lillian (née Elak) Krukowski.

After graduating from Southold High School, she attended Syracuse University where she majored in Elementary Education and was a member of Theta Phi Alpha Sorority.

On Nov. 22, 1980, she married John N. Blakely and together they made their home in Beixedon Estates.

Fran had been an executive secretary to several chief executive officers of Peconic Bay Medical Center in Riverhead. She was a member of Executive Women International (EWI) and enjoyed traveling in her free time.

Surviving is her husband John N. Blakely; a brother Joseph Krukowski (Marilyn “Tootsie”) of Southold and their children Wendy and Todd; and many other nieces and nephews.

DeFriest-Grattan Funeral Home is assisting the family.

Memorial donations to the Southold Fire Department, P.O. Box 1469, Southold, NY 11971.

This is a paid notice.