Harry Blish

Harry "Bud" Blish

NASHUA, NH Harry "Bud" Blish passed away at Kindred Healthcare-Greenbriar Center on May 14, 2013, surrounded by his loving children.

Bud was born in Claremont, N.H. where he grew up and graduated from Stevens High School. He was employed by Continental Baking Company, where he worked in Pittsfield before moving back to Claremont in 1978. While in Claremont he worked for Synergy Gas Company and became District Manager for them in Poughkeepsie, N.Y. He returned to Claremont in 1995.

Harry was married to his wife, the former Mary Margaret Bynan, for 45 years. She passed away June 28, 2008. He was also predeceased by a son, Thomas M. Finn, who passed away March 9, 1974.

He is survived by eight children, James Finn (Nancy Rowett), Mary Antonangeli (Alfred), Patricia Anderson (James), Barbara Martin (Edward), Annie Finn-Waddell, Kathleen Bunnell (Dale), Kristine Wyatt (Mark), and William H. Blish (Suzy). He also leaves 19 grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren who all loved him dearly.

There will be a celebration of Mass, June 1, 2013 at 12 p.m. at St. Mary Church, 23 Central Street, Claremont, N.H. with a private burial for the family in Pittsfield.

Published in The Berkshire Eagle on May 18, 2013