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Kathryn J. Blackburn

July 16, 1928 January 30, 2013
Kathryn J. Blackburn
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Obituary for Kathryn J. Blackburn
Kathryn J. Blackman, 84, of Curwensville, passed away Wednesday evening January 30, 2013 at Ridgeview Elder Care Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Curwensville.
Born July 16, 1928 in Curwensville, she was the daughter of Louis and Anna (Barone) Delucia. Mrs. Blackburn was proud to have lived her entire life on Bailey Road in Curwensville.  She had been employed by the former MacGregor Sportswear in Curwensville and then was employed by the former Superior Pet Products in Curwensville until the plant closure in 1988.  She was Roman Catholic by Faith and was a lifetime member of the Curwensville L.O.O.M.
On June 30, 1956 she wed Samuel E. Blackburn who preceded her in death on June 25, 2007.  She was also preceded in death by her parents, a sister Virginia Baronak, and 5 brothers Premo, Vince, Roland, Armando, and Wigi.  She was the last member of her generation.
Surviving are two children Rick Delucia and wife Pam and Teri Kay Stiles and husband Ernie, both of Curwensville.  Also surviving are five grandchildren Molly McFadden, Jason Stiles, Janessa Stiles, Clint Stiles, and Mandy Stiles and 6 great grandchildren.
At the request of Mrs. Blackburn there will be no public visitation.
A Memorial Service will be held at a later date.
The family suggests contributions be made to either the Community Care Group at Ridgeview Elder Care 30 Fourth Avenue Curwensville, PA 16833 or the Charity of the donor’s choice.
Online condolences may be made to the family at
The Chester C. Chidboy Funeral Home, Inc. of Curwensville is in charge of the arrangements.
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