Raymond H. Blank, 100, of Pomperaug Woods, died Monday, November 7, in Waterbury Hospital.
He was the husband of the late Anne M. Blank, to whom he was married for 68 years.
Mr. Blank was born January 1, 1916, in Manhattan, NY, son of the late Isadore and Barbara (Faeth) Blank. He received his bachelor’s degree from Manhattan College in 1937 and was a US Army veteran of World War II. He was a CPA who worked as head of statistical research in the tax department of Exxon for 29 years.
After retirement from Exxon, he became a test corrector for the CPA Exams and commuted into Manhattan for 15 years. He later moved to Heritage Village in Southbury and became a communicant of Sacred Heart Church. He enjoyed traveling, wintered in Florida, and spent many years playing golf at the Heritage Village Golf Club. His fall weekends were filled with NY Giants football games and Boston College football games, sometimes both in one weekend. He was a truly devoted fan of the sports of football and golf.
He then moved to Pomperaug Woods in Southbury where he enjoyed playing cards and visiting with friends. He continued to travel till he was 99!
He was predeceased by his daughter Theresa Blank; and granddaughter, Lauren Blank. He leaves three sons, Charles Blank and his wife Joan, of Chino Hills, CA, Raymond Blank Jr. and his wife Carol, of Poinciana, FL, and Stephen Blank and his wife Barbara, of Danbury, CT; three daughters, Rosemary Marinaccio and her husband Raymond, of Thornwood, NY, Marion Cooper of Woodbury, CT and Janet Wilkins and her husband Jack, of Selkirk, NY; nine grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.
A graveside service will be held Thursday, Nov. 10 at 11:00 a.m. in St. John’s Cemetery, Middle Village, NY. No calling hours. A memorial Mass to celebrate his life will be held in the spring. Arrangements by Carpino Funeral Home, Southbury.
Carping Funeral Home Inc 750 Main St S Southbury, CT 06488(203) 264-1991
Published in News Times on Nov. 9, 2016
Blank, Raymond H. [MC1937 RIP]
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Colon, Philip J. (MC1962) added this request to his prayer circle.
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