January 1, 1938 - November 18, 2020
Janice (Jan) E. Allbright Lalonde, age 82, of Milford, passed away November 18, 2020 at SEM Haven in Milford, OH. She
was born in Cincinnati, the daughter of George and Delores (nee Anderson) Benhase. Jan was a 1956 graduate of
Regina High School and a homemaker. Over the years she also enjoyed working outside the home at General Electric,
Grant-Otterbein Urgent Care, Ohio Pork Producers Council, Illinois State University and the City of Reynoldsburg, OH.
She loved to write, draw and do the daily crypto quote and crossword. Her passion was gardening and over the years
she won awards for her beautiful gardens.
Her husband of 49 years, Donald Allbright, preceded her in death in 2006.
She is survived by her second husband, Joseph G. Lalonde of Powell Ohio; her children, Sue (Terry) Dittmer of
Columbus, Judy (Michael) Cain of Batavia and Tom (Kris) Allbright of Dayton; her grandchildren, Brian Dittmer,
Amy Dittmer, Nick (Elisabeth) Elsner, Lindy Elsner, Adam Allbright and Abby Allbright and the late Ethan Elsner;
great grandchildren Caleb and Abby Elsner. Her siblings also survive, Jim Benhase, Marilyn Powers and Karen
Stolze. She is also survived by several nieces, nephews and friends.
A memorial service and Burial at Gate of Heaven Cemetery will be held at a later date once the Covid - 19 virus has
subsided and it is safe to gather again.
The Kiss of the Sun for pardon,
The Song of the birds for mirth,
One is nearer God's heart in a garden,
Than anywhere else on Earth.