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Rita G. Blinn

1918 - 2014 | Obituary Condolences
Rita G. Blinn Obituary

Rita Gladys (Hemingway) Blinn, beloved wife of the late Charles F. (Pete) Blinn passed away Thursday, May 15, 2014 at Touchpoints in Farmington, CT. Born June 15, 1918 in Altona, NY to Edgar and Sarah Hemingway; Rita, the youngest of nine children, was predeceased by sisters Mildred, Mabel, Eva, Doris, Martha and brothers Edgar, Ernest and Henry Hemingway. Rita leaves a daughter, Joan Blinn (Rourke) Creel and four grandchildren: Diane R. Hill, Susan J. Evans, William F. Rourke and his wife Christine and Peter C. Rourke. She is survived by five great grandchildren: Jessica, Megan, Garrett, Shannon, and Sarah, five great-great grandchildren: Riley, Ayva, Lilly, Chase, Adam and many nieces and nephews in New Jersey and upper New York State. Rita was an excellent cook, enjoyed playing cards, dancing, family gatherings, traveling with the Seniors and visiting other countries. The Funeral Service will be at The Ahern Funeral Home, 111 Main St, Rte. 4, Unionville, CT at 11:00 am on Tuesday, May 20th. Burial will be in Riverside Cemetery in Farmington following the service. Memorial contributions may be made to the Connecticut Humane Society, 701 Russell Rd, Newington, CT 06109 or to . Many thanks to everyone for their loving care to Rita at Touchpoints. To send online condolences to the family, please visit

Published in The Hartford Courant on May 18, 2014
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