OBITUARY

William Patrick Blake Sr.

August 21, 1928July 26, 2013

William Patrick Blake, Sr., age 84 of Shalersville, passed away Friday, July 26, 2013, at the Kensington Care Center in Aurora.

He was born August 21, 1928, in Alpine, New Jersey, a son of Eugene P. and Constance M. Blake. Bill was a hardworking and caring family man. He worked for many years in the warehouse at Akron Storage and also as a truck driver. Bill proudly served his country in the US Army, and was affectionately known as “Buck” by his family.

William is survived by his children: William P. Blake Jr. of Northeast, MD, Richard T. (Marcine) Blake of League City, TX, Kenneth L. (Bonnie) Blake of Bermuda Dunes, CA, and David A. (Dina) Blake of Shalersville. Also survived by his grandchildren: Jaclyn, Jaime, Clifford, Richard, Kaitlyn, Jenna, Matthew, Christopher, Alyssa; great-grandchildren: Haiden, Madelyn, Carter, Milyn, and Caiden.

In addition to his parents, Bill was preceded in death by his beloved wife Elizabeth (Fodor) Blake on January 17, 2011, as well as daughter-in-law Wanetta, sister Sara J. “Sally” Leach, and brother Eugene P. Blake, Jr.

Friends will be received Wednesday, July 31, 2013, from 7-9 PM at the Wood-Kortright-Borkoski Funeral Home, 703 E. Main St., Ravenna, where funeral services will be held on Thursday at 2:00 PM. Interment will follow at Riverside Cemetery in Shalersville with military honors provided by the US Army and VFW Post 1055.

Condolences and memories may be shared at www.wood-kortright-borkoski.com. Memorial contributions may be made in William’s name to your favorite local charity.

Services

  • Funeral Service Thursday, August 1, 2013
  • Visitation Wednesday, July 31, 2013
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Paul Kosinski

July 31, 2013

I remember Uncle Bill from the day he married Betty, He was a great family man. Hard working and just a great guy.He will be missed.

July 31, 2013

To the family of William Blake,

My sincere sympathy to you. Even though I work in the Anna Maria building I feel like I knew Mr. Blake thru Dave and Richard. It has been a pleasure to get to know you guys. You have been wonderful to the staff. It is appreciated.

Becky Sharp, Manager of Business Services at Anna Maria of Aurora.

Bonnie Schoeneman

July 30, 2013

Dearest Kenny & Family, I'm so sorry to hear of your father's passing. I pray that God will give you peace & comfort as you walk day by day through this sad time. Sincerely, Bonnie Schoeneman--- Mantua. (Kenny Carson's Aunt)

The staff of Wood-Kortright-Borkoski Funeral Home

July 30, 2013

Offering our deepest condolences during this difficult time.

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