MOUNT SAVAGE — Elmer F. Blank, 82, of Mount Savage, passed away on Monday, Oct. 22, 2012 at the Western Maryland Regional Medical Center.
Elmer was born on March 21, 1930 in Mount Savage, to the late Francis and Mary C. (Hunt) Blank. In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by one daughter, Michelle Blank; three sisters, Virginia Lee Bury, Gloria Blank, and Verda R. Rowe; two brothers, James Blank and Don H. Blank.
Mr. Blank was a member of St. George’s Episcopal Church, Mount Savage, Old Rail Post 6025 V.F.W, and Farrady Post 24 American Legion. Mr. Blank retired from Kelly Springfield Tire Co. as an Architectural Engineer and was a U.S. Marine veteran of the Korean Conflict.
Surviving is his wife of 60 years, Helen M. (Harden) Blank; his four children, David Blank, Charlotte, N.C., Wendy Clements, Mount Savage, Kenny Blank, Mount Savage, John Blank and wife Jean, Mount Savage; 16 grandchildren; 22 great grandchildren; two sisters, Shirley Ann Jenkins and M. Carolyn Monahan; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Friends and family will be received at Durst Funeral Home P.A., 57 Frost Ave, Frostburg, on Thursday, Oct. 25, 2012 from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m.
A Requiem Eucharist will be celebrated at St. George’s Episcopal Church on Friday, Oct. 26, 2012 at 11 a.m. with the Rev. Theresa Brion officiating.
Interment will be in the Parish Cemetery.
Military honors will be accorded by members of Old Rail Post 6025 V.F.W.
Condolences may be sent to the family at durstfuneralhome.com.