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Mary Jean Harrington Blaisdell
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Birth: Aug. 3, 1921
Marshall County
Illinois, USA
Death: Feb. 6, 1983
Stark County
Illinois, USA

Bradford Republican
Thursday, February 10, 1983


Mary Jean Blaisdell, 61, of 309 E Main, Bradford, IL died at 8:28 a.m. Sunday, February 6, 1983 at her home.

Born August 3, 1921, in Henry, she was a daughter of Jeremiah and Anna Longman Harrington. She married John Blaisdell June 29, 1946 in Tiskilwa.

Surviving are her husband; her father of Tiskilwa, three sons, Lawrence of Tinley Park, Jeremiah of Farmington Hills, Mich., and Chauncy Blaisdell of Champaign; one daughter, Mrs. Tom (Julann) Ferguson of Utica; one sister, Mrs. David (Rita) Ford of San Marina, Calif., and six grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her mother.

She taught in the rural Tiskilwa School District until her retirement. She was a member of St. John the Baptist Catholic Church Bradford, its Altar and Rosary Society, and the CCD Teacher of her church.

She was a member of the Women's League of Bradford, a former 4-H leader, former member of the Parent Teacher Organization. She was an election judge and was active in Red Cross bloodmobile program in Stark County.

Services were at 10 a.m. Wednesday, February 9 at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church in Bradford with the Rev. Heinc Ciesielski officiating.

Organist was Sharon Henehan and vocal selections were by the St. Johnís Choir. Casketbearers were Bill Remington, Robert Moodie, Bob Scott, Jack Gorman, Dale Bayer and Dan McKean.

Burial was in St. John's Cemetery.

Visitation was held Tuesday. The Rosary was recited at 8 p.m. at the Dunlap-McCann Funeral Home in Bradford.

Memorials may be made to the Bradford Rescue Squad. 
Family links: 
  Jeremiah Francis Harrington (1892 - 1987)
  Anna Veronica Longman Harrington (1895 - 1975)
  John Raymond Blaisdell (1922 - 2014)
  Mary Jean Harrington Blaisdell (1921 - 1983)
  Helen Rita Harrington Ford (1925 - 2016)*
*Calculated relationship
Saint John Cemetery
Stark County
Illinois, USA
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