Kenneth Blob (1943 - 2016)

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Kenneth Eugene Blob, 72, of Punta Gorda, FL passed away at his home on July 2, 2016. Ken was born in Baltimore, MD on August 24, 1943 to parents John Eugene Blob and Evelyn Geneva (Bauer) Blob. He is survived by his son David Blob (Mimi Duff) of Greenwich, CT and daughter Jennifer Boner (Christopher) of Purcellville, VA; brothers Ronald Finkner of Westminster, MD, Edward Finkner of Easton, MD and Richard Blob of Linthicum, MD; sisters Robin Finkner Lewis of Preston, MD, Carol Blob Webb of Linthicum, MD and Nancy Blob Mannion of Linthicum, MD; and 7 grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents, step-mother Catherine (Kearney) Blob, step-father Carroll "Rock" Finkner, brother Mark Blob and sister Donna Finkner Leager. Ken graduated from Westminster High School, '61. After high school he entered the Marine Corps, qualified for the Naval Academy Preparatory School program and subsequently attended the U.S. Naval Academy. He transferred to John Hopkins University where he completed both bachelor's and master's degrees in mechanical engineering. Ken worked at Black and Decker for his entire career at plants in Maryland and North Carolina. He retired to Florida where he enjoyed boating, fishing, biking, golf and volunteering with Toys for Tots. A memorial service to honor Ken's life will be held at Sandy Mount United Methodist Church, Finksburg, MD on Saturday, August 13, 2016 at 2p. Memorial donations can be made to the , P.O. Box 22478, Oklahoma City, OK 73123.

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Sandy Mount United Methodist
2101 Old Westminster Pike
Finksburg, MD 21048
Published in Carroll County Times on Aug. 4, 2016
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