Massena, N. Y., Observer Thursday, May 28, 1984
Joseph Nelson Blair Dies at 84
Winthrop - Joseph N. Blair,
84, of Hopkinton, died unexpectedly
early Tuesday, May 26,
1964. at his home.
He was born July 9, 1879 in
Louisville, a son of John and ,
Sophia Sawyer Blair. He attended
Louisville schools, and Married
Harriet LaShomb of Brasher Falls
At the old Sacred Heart Church in Massena, Sept 23, 1905
He was Society, and past trustee of the Church.
The family moved from Massena to Hopkinton 45 years ago
he worked on country roads and was a guard
for the Harrison Construction Co., Massena.
during the time the power canal was built. He
also had been a blacksmith and
beekeeper in Hopkinton.
Funeral "services will be held
Friday 10 a.m. at the Church of
the Holy Cross, Hopkinton. Rev.
Albert. Plante, pastor officating..
Burial will be made in the,
Survivors are his wife, one
daughter, Mrs. Ted (Leota) Fischer,
Brooklyn; one sister, Mrs.
Agnes McQuaid, Massena; two
grandchildren, seven great
grandchildren and one niece.
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