Peter J. Blashock

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Peter J. Blashock, husband, father, son, brother, uncle, passed away unexpectedly Sunday at St. Luke's Medical Center, Bethlehem, after taking ill on Saturday evening at home at the age of 45.

Born in Coaldale, he was a son of Leonard Blashock, Mahanoy Plane, and Esther Taiko Blashock, Virginia Beach, Va.

Peter worked for KNF Flex Pak, Tamaqua. He was a graduate of Mahanoy Area High School, and an avid outdoorsman who enjoyed hunting and fishing. No matter the length of his work day, Peter always found time for his family and was known as the life of the party.

Peter was preceded in death by a brother, John L. Blashock.

He is survived by his beloved wife of 21 years, Ann Marie McDonald Blashock; daughter, Logan J. Blashock; son, Dylan Blashock; sister, Virginia "Dolly" Heard and her husband, Lorenzo, Virginia Beach, Va.; brother, Leonard Blashock, Barnesville; nieces and nephews.

Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to E. Franklin Griffiths Funeral Home & Cremation Services Inc., 655 E. Broad St., Tamaqua, PA 18252. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday from the funeral home. Friends may call from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday at the funeral home. Interment will be in Sky-View Memorial Park, Tamaqua. Memorials in his name may be made to Marian High School, 166 Marian Ave., Tamaqua, PA 18252. Online registry and condolences may be signed at

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Published in Republican & Herald on May 9, 2018