Mark R. Blackburn(1950 - 2014)

Mark R. Blackburn, 63, of Lansdale, died Friday, January 31, 2014 at Abington Health – Lansdale Hospital. He was the beloved husband of Marilyn (Loburak) Thomas Blackburn.
Born February 6, 1950 in Philadelphia, he was a son of Doris (Corbett) Blackburn, of Chalfont, and the late Robert L. Blackburn.
Mr. Blackburn was employed as a quality control inspector with Trelleborg Corporation, Colmar, for ten years. A World War II aficionado and student, he was active with the Mid-Atlantic Air Museum, Reading, especially its annual World War II Weekend Air Show. Mark also enjoyed collecting antique toy cars and was a trivia buff.
In addition to his wife and mother, he is survived by his sons, Raymond Thomas (Holly) of Lansdale, and Ryan Thomas (Brandi) of Lancaster, TX; six grandchildren, Christian, Cameron, Ethan, Sammy, Xavier, and Solomon; brother, Brian D. Blackburn, Sr. (Donna) of Chalfont; mother-in-law, Mathilda Loburak of Hatfield; three brothers-in-law, Walter Loburak of Hatfield, Joseph Loburak of Harleysville, and Edward Schmitt (Jennie) of Telford; and eight nieces and nephews, Katie, Courtney, Brian Jr., Kristen, Robby, Nicole, Colleen and Jennifer (husband Rich).
He was preceded in death by a brother, Ross Lee Blackburn.
Relatives and friends may call after 6:00 p.m. Wednesday, February 5, 2014 at Huff & Lakjer Funeral Home, 701 Derstine Ave., Lansdale, followed by the Prayer Service at 7:00 p.m. Interment will be private.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests that contributions be made in Mr. Blackburn's memory to the Beagle Rescue League, PO Box 424, Yardley, PA 19067.

Funeral Home

Huff & Lakjer Funeral Home - Lansdale
701 Derstine Avenue  Lansdale, PA 19446
Published in on Feb. 3, 2014