John W. Blodgett, Sr., age 98, formerly of Fancher, died on May 4, 2013 in Latta Road Nursing Home, following a long illness. John was born in Clarkson on August 22, 1914 to Spencer and Minnie (Armer) Blodgett and had lived in this area most of his life. He was a former employee of Eastman Kodak Company and a member of the Clarkson Community Church.
Mr. Blodgett was predeceased by three wives, Margaret, Lola, and Cheryl; brothers, Howard and Willis; sister, Margaret Swift; and grandson, Timothy Quayle. Survived by sons, John, Jr. of Churchville, Richard of Ogden; daughter, Phyllis Quayle of North Chili; step-daughters, Ann M. Raymond of Albion, Melissa Houde of North Carolina; sisters, Ruth Kilmer of Rochester, Fannie Rodas and Helen Massar, both of Clarkson; fourteen grandchildren, thirty great-grandchildren, seven great-great grandchildren; as well as several nieces and nephews.
The family will receive friends at the Christopher Mitchell Funeral Homes, Inc., 16650 W. Albion Rd. (Rt. 31) Holley, on TUESDAY from 4-7 PM, where John's Funeral Service will be held on WEDNESDAY at 11 AM. Interment will be in Garland Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Lifetime Care Home Health & Hospice or Latta Road Nursing Home.
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