Cpl. Richard Allen Blankenburg

August 16, 1932 ~ April 18, 2019 (age 86)

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Cpl. Richard A. Blankenburg




Williamson:  Entered into rest on April 18, 2019 at 86.

Predeceased by his parents: Adrian and Josephine (Russell) Blankenburg; brother: Edward Blankenburg.

Richard proudly served our country in the United States Army from 1952 – 1954 during the Korean Conflict attaining rank of Corporal.  He was awarded the Korean Service Medal with one Bronze Star. He retired from Xerox after 30 years of service.

Survived by his loving wife of 56 years, Clara (Bowen) Blankenburg, daughters: Nancy (David) Stappenbeck, Ellen (Todd) Persutte, and Lisa (Mathew) Hart; grandchildren: Alana, Ilsa, Jennifer, and Sarah; sister in law: Nancy Troy; many extended family members and friends.

Calling hours will be held on (Friday) May 10, 2019 from 5-7pm at Young Funeral Home, Williamson, NY.  A celebration of Richard’s life will be held on (Saturday) May 11, 2019 at 11am at the Williamson United Methodist Church.

In lieu of flowers, donations in loving memory of Richard can be made to: Williamson United Methodist Church.

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Calling Hours
May 10, 2019

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Young Funeral Home
4025 West Main St., P.O Box 13
Williamson, NY 14589

Celebration of Life
May 11, 2019

11:00 AM
Williamson United Methodist Church
4146 Ridge Road
Williamson, NY 14589


Williamson United Methodist Church
4146 Ridge Road, Williamson NY 14589
Tel: 1-315-589-8622

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