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Ray Blake
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Birth: Nov. 7, 1905
Brownville
Jefferson County
New York, USA
Death: Dec., 1968

Roy Blake, 63, of 409 Seward street, watchman at the city public works department
garage on Newell street, was
pronounced dead upon arrival at Mercy hospital emergency room at 12:15 Saturday
afternoon after he had suddenly collapsed a few minutes earlier at the garage
where he worked.
An autopsy was performed
to determine cause of death.
The funeral will be Tuesday morning at 11 at the
Simpson funeral home. Burial will be in Glenwood
cemetery.
Friends may call at the
funeral home today from 2
to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m.
Surviving are his wife,
Mrs. Gladys M. Rafferty
Blake; two daughters, Mrs.
Gary W. (Mary T.) Albro and
Mrs. William H. (Pauline F.)
Baker, Watertown; eleven
grandchildren; a b r o t h e r ,
Wilfred Blake, Dexter, and
two sisters, Mrs. Ernest
(Edith) Ward and Mrs. Gilbert L. (Helen) DeLosh, both of Deferiet.
Mr. Blake, who had apparently not been ill previously....

He was born at Brownville,
Nov. 7, 1905, a son of Archibald and Frances Silver
Blake. The early part of his
life was spent at Brownville
and Glen Park.
He married Miss Gladys
Mary Rafferty of this city on
Aug. 29, 1929, at St. Patrick's
church. Mr. and Mrs. Blake
lived at Glen Park for a short
time, moving to Watertown
about 1931.
Formerly employed as a
bridge builder at Glen Park,
Mr. Blake was at one time
employed at the Jefferson
county highway .department
garage.
Later, he was a foundry
worker at the New York Air
Brake company plant for 18
years. He had been an employe of the municipal department of public works for
14 years.'
www.fultonhistory.com 
 
Burial:
Glenwood Cemetery
Watertown
Jefferson County
New York, USA
 
Created by: C. Rose
Record added: Oct 31, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 99940267
 

 
 
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