George F. Blanda Sr., born Sept. 17, 1927 in Youngwood, PA. Celebrated 83 years in 2010. Survived by his beloved wife Betty; and children Leslie Blanda and George F. (Susan) Blanda Jr.; as well as by his brother John; and sister Margaret. One of 11 children of Michael and Mary, nee Durick, Blanda who predeceased him; along with his brothers Peter, Michael, Joseph, Paul and Thomas; and sisters Mary, Helen and Irene. For those whose lives he touched please hold George in your hearts and if inclined, kindly donate to your favorite charity in lieu of flowers. Services were held privately.