Jean A. (Robleski) Ahonen, 69, of Venice, FL, formerly of Marblehead, MA passed away on Sunday November 7, 2010. She was the wife of the late Alan E. Ahonen with whom she shared 43 years of marriage. Born in Lynn, MA she was the daughter of the late Edward and Ethel (Smith) Robleski.
Jean was a graduate of Saugus High School, class of 1959. She worked as an Administrative Assistant and Librarian in the Marblehead Public School System for twenty years until her retirement in 1993. She was a member of the Red Hat Society and a volunteer for various organizations in Venice, FL.
Mrs. Ahonen is survived by four children: Lynda D'Amico of Freeport, ME, Cheryl Tyler of San Diego CA, David Ahonen and his wife Jeannie of Franklin MA, and Kevin Ahonen and his wife Megan, of Wellesley MA; six sisters, Barbara Bennett of Hudson MA, Patricia Fyfe of Groveland MA, Carol Ressel of Gloucester MA, Theresa Walczak of Lynn MA, Mary Robleski of Saugus MA, and Maureen Pulicari also of Saugus MA; two sister-in-laws, Joyce Mitchell of Bolster's Mills ME, Beverly Estes West Paris ME; nine grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.
Visiting hours will be held at the Eustis and Cornell Funeral Home, 142 Elm Street, Marblehead MA on Wednesday November 10 from 4-8PM. A funeral mass will be celebrated at St. Paul's Church, 502 Washington Street, Wellesley, on Thursday, November 11 at 11AM. Relatives and friends respectfully invited. A burial will be on Friday November 12 at 10:30 AM in Harrison, ME. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Mass General Cancer Center, Gynecologic Oncology Fellowship Education Fund, Development Office, Attn: Heidi Bergmeyer, 165 Cambridge Street, Suite 600 Boston, MA 02114