“I loved Jeff, and I miss him terribly and think about him everyday. I was so proud to have him as my dear friend. So many great times, laughs and fun. He was the best.
God rest his beautiful soul in paradise.
“I was two years ahead of Jeff at Springfield. I was a manager of the football team and also worked on the newspaper, "The Student". He made my A-B-C List of Springfield Immortals...
B is for Blatnick
of football and mat fame
It matters not the sport
Jeff's great just the same.
He was amazing and will be missed. His life, though far too short, made a difference. He left a mark and it doesn't get any better than that.
“also you are with olympic filmmaker Bud Greenspan so he can do one from heaven about you RIP Jeff
“fron cantor fitzgerald Issas Rivera WCBS TV William Steckman WNBC TV Donald DiFranco WABC TV World Trade Center no 2 South Tower Gordon M Aamoth JR Adam P Arias Wells Wemy Crowther Bradley James Fetchet Joan Donna Griffith Sean Paul Rooney Jose Juan Marrero David Harlow Rice Gregory Milanowycz William J Wik Igor Zulkelman The Macho Man Randy Savage and the lovely Elizabeth John Wooden The Wizard of Westwood enjoy heaven Jeff and i will see you in heaven very soon love Amar Smith RIP
“I lived directly across the hall from Jeff my freshman year at Springfield College. Jeff was a senior, stater on the football team and a NCAA National Champion. I was a nobody scared freshman. My first day in the dorm jeff ran up to me from behind, flipped me over, drove my face into the floor and pinned me. He said: "Hi my name is Jeff, welcome to the wrestlers dorm, if you ever need anything or if anyone ever bothers you, tell them your a friend of Jeff Blatnick!" Jeff was so good...
“Now your first holiday season in heaven you are with Minne Riperton Teena Marie Barry White Rick James James Brown the God Father of Soul Michael Jackson Luther Vandeross Steve Sabol Jack Flemming Myron Cope Ernie Ladd Merlin Olsen Hank Stram Jack Buck Payne Stewart Pete Rozelle George Halas Art Modell Art Rooney SR Jack Kent Cooke Fran Crippen Lamar Hunt Leon Hess Hugh Culverhouse Joe Robbie Tom Landry Fred Rodgers Johnny Carson Ed Mcmanon Robert Marella Joey Marella Harry Carey Skip Carey...
“Also you are also with Fred Rogers Mr its a beautiful day in the neighborhood Jack Flemming Myron Cope
“Coach Blatnick was a great teacher and coach. He watched my brothers and I grow up and develop into fine wrestlers and people and we thank him for it. Our best wished go out to his family.
-Zovistoski Brothers (Schenectady, New York)