|Birth: ||Aug. 16, 1923|
|Death: ||Jul. 29, 2002|
Charles Norman Blanck, Sr., age 78, of 107 Vine Street, Westgate, Clifton Forge, Virginia died Tuesday, July 30, 2002 in the Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital.
He was born in Hollidaysburg, PA on August 16, 1923 a son of the late Robert and Myrtle Springer Blanck.
Mr. Blanck was a retired Field Inspector for the New York State Department of Transportation, graduated from Hamburg High School in 1941, was active in Hamburg, NY Red Cross. He was a notable trumpet player, having played with the Hamburg Town band where he received many awards with the band. He owned and operated Charley's lawn mower service in Hamburg, NY. He was very active at Clifton Forge Baptist Church and other areas within the church. He served his country during WWII as a gunners mate with the US Coast Guard and was part of the Normandy invasion of France.
He is survived by his wife, Jean Williams Blanck of Westgate, Clifton Forge; one daughter and son-in-law, Virginia Catherine and Rolf Torno of Boston, NY; one son and daughter-in-law, Charles and Michele Blanck, Jr. of Pleasantville, NY; one brother and sister-in-law, Robert and Dorothy Blanck of Canandaigua, NY; seven grandchildren, Aubrey Goble, Krista Torno, Bonnie Torno, Erik Torno, Sara JoJean Blanck, Jordon Blanck and Joelle Blanck; a number of nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by one sister, Myrtle Froehley.
Interment was in the Mountain View Cemetery, Clifton Forge.
Mountain View Cemetery
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Record added: Oct 24, 2008
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He was a pretty cool guy. I always thought a lot of uncle Charles and aunt Jean. I looked forward to when they would come for a visit from NY. He never seemed to change the whole time I new him, always had a young happy face.|
Tim & Shirley Boggs
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