O’Rourke & O’Rourke
Inc. Funeral Home

25 River Street
Salamanca, NY 14779
phone: (716) 945-4760
fax: (716) 945-4222

Sally Blakely

Mrs. Sally A. Blakely, 66, of Great Valley, NY died Saturday, December 3, 2022 at home following a long illness.

Born January 17, 1956 in Lackawanna, NY, she was the daughter of the late Kenneth and Mary Donovan. She was married on May 4, 1974, in Yorkshire, NY to Mr. John W. Blakely, who survives.

Sally was a graduate of Pioneer High School, Class of 1974.

She had been employed as a Stewart with Seneca Nation Gaming & Entertainment in Salamanca for over ten years, retiring in 2020.

She enjoyed Bingo, going out for rides in both her car and on her motorcycle.

Surviving besides her husband are: a daughter, Jennifer (Shawn Meyer) Blakey, Salamanca, NY; a son John Blakely Jr. Hinsdale, NY; seven grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; two sisters, Sarah Donovan, NC, Virginia (Robert) Watkins, Ellicottville, NY; two brothers, Billy Jo Donovan, NC, Kevin Donovan, NC; several nieces and nephews.

She was predeceased by a brother, Stanley Donovan.

There will be no visitation.

A Celebration of Life will be held at the convenience of the family and will be announced.

Funeral arrangements are under the direction of the O’Rourke & O’Rourke Inc Funeral Home, 25 River Street, Salamanca, NY.

E-condolences can be sent to orourke.orourkefh@gmail.com or posted to facebook.com/onofh.