Gerald “Jerry” Blaschak

EAST LIVERPOOL– Gerald “Jerry” Blaschak died at Valley Oaks in East Liverpool on Nov. 28, 2019 following a lengthy illness.

He was born in Empire, Ohio on Oct. 2, 1937 a son of the late Michael and Pauline (Ference) Blaschak. Having lived all his life in the area, he worked in maintenance for the Columbiana County Metropolitan Housing Authority. He was a veteran of the United States Marine Corps serving from 1955-1959 and a veteran of the United States Navy serving from 1959-1963. He was a Catholic by faith.

He is survived by two sons, Jerry (Joanna) Blaschak of East Liverpool and James (Carole) Blaschak of Wellsville; four grandchildren and six great grandchildren.

He was proceeded in death by his wife Reha L. (Silverthorne) Blaschak whom he married Aug. 31, 1986

Services will be held at the Care Funeral and Cremation Specialist MacLean Chapel at 10 a.m. Tuesday. Burial will follow in St Elizabeth Cemetery.

The family will be present to receive friends at the funeral home from 2 – 6 p.m. Monday.