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Ira Merritt Blow, Sr
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Birth: Aug. 23, 1915
Grand Isle
Grand Isle County
Vermont, USA
Death: Jun. 20, 1987
Chittenden County
Vermont, USA


1st: Alfreda Nora Benoit Oct 24, 1934
children: Ira Jr, Marguerite, Corrine, Rodney

2nd: Persis E Ward, Jun 1984

3rd: Arlene Ackerman, Oct 30, 1986


Ira M Blow, 71, of Gazo Avenue, died unexpectedly on Sunday June 20, 1987, peacefully in his sleep following a heart attack.

He was born in Grand Isle Aug 23, 1915, the son of John and Margaret Blow.

He was predeceased by his wife, Pat Willard Blow, in June 1984.

He was married to Arlene Sargent in November 1986.

He was a retired Burlington policeman, an active member of the Chittenden County Sheriff Association, a wrestling promoter, a former harbor master, and was a member of the Burlington Elks Lodge.

Beside his wife, he leaves two sons; Ira M Blow Jr of Proctor and Rodney Blow of Hartford; two daughters, Margaret Benson of North Attleboro Mass, and Corrine Dempsey of Hinsdale, NH; 12 step grand children, Barbara McDonough, Stanley Willard Jr, and Marion Thibault all of Colchester, Roger Willard of Essex, Norman Willard and Lorraine Vasquenza both of Burlington, Richard Willard of St Albans, Beverly Snyder of Oswego, Ny, Kenneth Sargent, Gary Sargent and James Sargent all of Waterbury, Carol Moore of Richmond and Judith Richardson of Worcester; several grand children; two brothers, Ralph Blow of St Albans and Edward White of Florida; several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by two brothers, Warren and Andrew, three sisters, Ada Royce, Laura Troville and Jenny Dubuque and one stepson, Wayne Willard.

Funeral services will be held Tuesday at 10 a.m in St Mark's Church with interment following in Lake View Cemetery. There will be a prayer service this evening at 7:30 in the funeral home. Visiting hours will be held today from 204 and 7-9 p.m. at the LaVigne Funeral Home, 132 Main St. Winooski. 
Family links: 
  John Blow (1874 - 1918)
  Margaret Blow Blow (1876 - 1945)
  Persis E Willard Blow (1914 - 1984)*
  Ira M Blow (1935 - 1990)*
  Warren Ray Blow (1896 - ____)*
  Jennie E Blow Dubuque (1898 - 1974)*
  Ralph John Blow (1907 - 1995)*
  Andrew C Blow (1909 - 1910)*
  Ira Merritt Blow (1915 - 1987)
*Calculated relationship
Lakeview Cemetery
Chittenden County
Vermont, USA
Created by: Barb Destromp
Record added: Oct 20, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 16253378
Ira Merritt Blow, Sr
Added by: Barb Destromp
Ira Merritt Blow, Sr
Added by: Barb Destromp
Ira Merritt Blow, Sr
Added by: Barb Destromp
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- Barb Destromp
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