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Althea P. (Pine) Blowers

Born: Tue., Dec. 2, 1924
Died: Thu., Jan. 3, 2013


4:00 PM to 7:00 PM, Mon., Jan. 07, 2013
Location: LaRobardiere Funeral Home, Inc.

Funeral Service

7:00 PM Mon., Jan. 07, 2013
Location: LaRobardiere Funeral Home, Inc.

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Camden-Althea P. Blowers, 88, of Camden passed away Thursday January 3, 2013 at Oneida Healthcare Center, ECF.  She was born December 2, 1924 in Utica, a daughter of Al and Helen Greer Pine.  Althea was married October 14, 1943 to Gerald H. Blowers who died May 5, 2011.   They moved to Camden in 1946.  She was employed as a custodian at the Camden Middle School for twenty years.
     Althea is survived by six daughters, Diane Saunders of Williamstown, Marlene Burgey of Camden, Valerie Blanchard of Cambridge, Ohio, Roberta and Tom Watters of Whitney, TX, Claudia and Joe Russell of Williamstown and Amy and Michael Ford of Altmar, a son, Daniel Blowers, Cleveland, NY;  fourteen grandchildren, several great grandchildren; several great great grandchildren; a brother, Gerald and Carol Pine of Schuyler, a sister Ethel Marie and Bob Shue of Old Forge and several nieces and nephews.   Besides her husband, Althea was predeceased by a daughter Charlotte Blowers.
       The family would like send a special thank you to the staff on the third floor of the extended care facility at Oneida Healthcare Center for the wonderful care Althea received from them.
       Funeral services will be held 7 pm Monday, January 7, 2013 at the LaRobardiere Funeral Home, Inc.  Spring interment will be in Forest Lawn Cemetery, Camden.  Calling hours will be held 4 to 7 pm Monday at the funeral home, 109 Main Street, Camden.  Contributions made to the Camden Ambulance Fund, 14 Church Street, Camden, NY 13316.

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Rhea Russell
   Posted Sat January 05, 2013
I was so very sad to hear of your Mothers passing Claudia. You were such a great child to her, always there, always taking care of her needs. She was a great lady and will be missed.

Leslie Coe
   Posted Sun January 06, 2013
I am so sad for your loss. It was a joy to care for both Althea and Gerald over the past years. You all are in my thoughts and prayers.

Carol Liddy (McCabe)
   Posted Wed January 09, 2013
Dear Blowers family,
Growing up with all of you, remembering the old times brings a smile and a tear for your loss. Although we didn't keep in touch over the years, please know I do remember and I wish there was something I could say or do to ease the pain. Please feel free to contact me. I live in Arizona but do come back to NY to visit my sons grave.
Carol (from up the road:))

Dan and Marla Koelbel
   Posted Mon January 14, 2013
Very sorry to hear of your loss.

H Arnold Pursche
   Posted Mon January 21, 2013
Claudia and all the family ,
My heartfelt thoughts and prayers to all.
I hope to be back this summer .

Lorie Russo
   Posted Wed March 20, 2013
Diane, Claudia, Amy & family:
So sorry to hear of your Mom's passing. Take comfort in knowing you did your best in taking care of her and showing her how much you loved her. God Bless. Lorie, Paul, Jake & Ashley

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