Richard Franklin Blaney
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NEWARK: A funeral service celebrating the life of Richard Franklin Blaney, age 78, of Newark will be held at 1:30 p.m. on Thursday, July 10, at the Newark Chapel of Henderson-Van Atta-Stickle Funeral and Cremation Service with Rev. Mark Katrick officiating. Burial will take place in Cedar Hill Cemetery.
Richard passed away Sunday, July 6, 2014 at Arlington Care Center. He was born April 8, 1936 in Newark, to the late Claude A. and Josephine G. (Bole) Blaney.
Richard was the sales manager for Famous Supply Company in Newark for over 30 years. He was also a member of Centenary United Methodist Church in Granville and St. John's United Church of Christ, Newark.
He is survived by a son, Michael (Charlotte) Blaney of Pickerington, three daughters, Andrea M. (Adam) Blaney-Sines of Alexandria, Stacey (John) Copenhefer of Newark and Deanna Petrey (fiancé, Michael Morrow) of Heath; former wife, Lois I. Blaney of Newark; eight grandchildren and one great-grandchild.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by wife, Donna Jean Blaney (2007).
Friends and relatives may call one hour prior to the service from 12:30-1:30 p.m. on Thursday, July 10, at the Newark Chapel of Henderson-Van Atta-Stickle Funeral & Cremation Service, 59 North Fifth Street.
Memorial contributions may be made to Tridia Hospice, 2215 Citygate Drive, Columbus, Ohio 43219.
Please visit www.hendersonvanatta.com to view a memorial and to leave a message of condolence for the Blaney family.
59 North 5th Street Newark, OH 43055
Published in the Advocate on July 8, 2014