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Richard J. Blain, Sr.

June 11, 1944 ~ January 26, 2018 (age 73)

Richard J. Blain, Sr.
January 26, 2018
Richard J. Blain, Sr., 73, of Swopes Valley Rd., Pine Grove,  passed away on Friday, January 26, 2018 at York Terrace.
Born on June 11, 1944  in Harrisburg, he was a son of the late William S., Sr. and Mary Beil Blain.
He was a member of the Red Suspenders Hunting Club and Kittatinny Hunting and Fishing Club, Pine Grove.
Richard worked for Guilford Mills, Pine Grove.
Preceding him in death were brothers and sisters.
Surviving are his wife 52 years,  Joyce M. Adams Blain;  three sons, Richard J. Blain, Jr. and James S. Blain, both of Pine Grove, Dean Blain of Lykens;  three daughters, Tammy M. Houtz of Fredericksburg, Bonnie S. Cole of Pine Grove, Theresa Marchiano of Donaldson;  15 grandchildren;  6 great grandchildren;  two brothers, Donald Lindsey of Harrisburg, Douglas Blain of Pine Grove; a sister Elizabeth Blanton of Pine Grove;  numerous nieces and nephews.
All Services will be held at the convenience of the family.
In lieu of flowers, the family would prefer contributions be made to the American Lung Association, 3001 Old Gettysburg Rd., Camp Hill, Pa. 17011, in his memory.
The H. L. Snyder Funeral Home, Inc., Pine Grove is in charge of arrangements.  You may send condolences to the family online at our website


Donations may be made to:

American Lung Association
3001 Gettysburg Rd., Camp Hill PA 17011

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