Harry B. Blessing-obit-TDN-p.2-1 Nov 1980
Obituaries HarryB. Blessing Harry B. Blessing of 425 Park Avenue, Clearfield, died on Friday, October 31,1980, at the ClearHeld Hospital. He was born April 21, 1916, in Maytown, Lancaster County, a son of Franklin P. and Hetlie (Berger) Blessing. He was married to the former Goldie V. Minnick and she preceded him in death in 1969. The Blessings . were former residents of Mount Union. He is survived by one daughter, Helen N. Blessingof Clearfield. One sister, Mrs. Alice Shenk of Maytown, also survives. There are two grandchildren and two great grandchildren. grandchildren. He was preceded in death by two sons, Robert and Guy, and a brother Raymond. The deceased retired as the superintendent of the former Clearfield County Clay - Products Company. He was a member of the West Side United Methodist Church of Clearfield and was formerly a member of St. John Lutheran Church of Clearfield. He was active in Boy Scouting and the Lions Club while living in the Mount Union area. He had served a number of terms on the Clearfield Borough Council and became mayor of the borough in January of 1976 and served for several years. Funeral services will be held on Monday, Nov. 3,. at 10:30 a.m. at the Bennett and Houser Funeral Home at 312 East Locust Street, Clearfield. The Rev. J. Paul Taylor will officiate. Friends will be received at the funeral home from 2 until 4 and 7 until 9p.m. on Sunday and from 10 a.m. until the hour for the services on Monday. Graveside services services and interment will be held at the Mount Union IOOF Cemetery at 1:30 p.m. Monday.