Janet Bidwell

August 23, 1936 ~ November 15, 2021 (age 85)


Prentisvale, PA

Janet Bidwell, 85, formerly of Duke Center, passed away in the Lakeview Senior Care Facility in Smethport on November 15, 2021.

Born on August 23, 1936 in Olean, NY she was the daughter of Paul and Winnie Gulnac Sr.  She attended the Otto High School and had been a lifetime resident of the area.  Janet had been employed by the Viko Furniture Co. in Eldred for several years and later was employed at the Bradford Nursing Pavilion for twenty years as a Nurses Aid.  For many years she worked at the family service stationGulnac Service in Prentisvale, PA.  She was a former member of the Lighthouse Community Church in Prentisvale before it closed.  Janet loved dancing and working crossword puzzles.

Surviving are two sons, Keith (Donna) Bidwell and Paul (Stephanie) Bidwell both of Eldred and two daughters, Mary Lou (Dana) Bennett of Rixford and Cathy (Gary) Brown of Eldred, sixteen grandchildren, Stephanie, Jessica and Jermey; Travis, Shelbey and Tanya; Adrianna, Zac, Damian, Shane and Cody; Paul Jr., Bryan, Ashley, Susan and Nathan, thirty-one great grandchildren and one great great granddaughter.

Friends may call at the Frame Funeral Home on Friday (November 19, 2021) from 11:00 AM until the time of the service at 2:00PM with the Rev. Rick Price, officiating.  Burial will be in Rixford Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to the Otto Twp. Fire Department or the SPCA.

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November 19, 2021

11:00 AM to 2:00 PM
Frame Funeral Home
230 North Main St.
Eldred, PA 16731

Funeral Service
November 19, 2021

2:00 PM

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