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 Filippo “Phil” Blanda

Filippo “Phil” Blanda

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Death 27 Oct 2012 (aged 71–72)
Burial Oakwood, Richmond County (Staten Island), New York, USA
Memorial ID 100017043 · View Source
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STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- Filippo (Phil) Blanda, 72, of Rosebank, a retired construction worker and a loving family man, died Saturday at home.

Born and raised in Prizzi, Sicily, Italy, he immigrated to the United States when he was 23 years old, moving to Long Island City in Queens. He settled in Rosebank in 1993.

Mr. Blanda worked in the construction industry and was a 30-year member and former shop steward of Local 731 of the Laborers Union.

Mr. Blanda most loved spending quality time with his wife and sons. He also enjoyed family card games, growing vegetables in his garden and cooking.

He was a parishioner of St. Mary's R.C. Church, Rosebank.

Surviving are his wife of 18 years, the former Kathleen Brown; his sons, Giorgio and Michael; a brother, Salvatore; two sisters, Mela Collura and Bettina LaPorta, and five grandchildren.

The funeral will be Saturday from the Martin Hughes Funeral Home, Concord, with a mass at 9:30 a.m. in St. Mary's Church. Burial will follow in Ocean View Cemetery, Oakwood.


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  • Originally Created by: TRON
  • Added: 1 Nov 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 100017043
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Filippo “Phil” Blanda (1940–27 Oct 2012), Find A Grave Memorial no. 100017043, citing Ocean View Cemetery, Oakwood, Richmond County (Staten Island), New York, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave (contributor 8) .