Jennie A. Blasko, 80

J ennie A. Blasko, 80, formerly of Whitehall, passed away on Thursday, June 24, 2010, at the home of her daughter, Linda M. Blasko-Steves of South Glens Falls, surrounded by her loving family.
She was born on July 11, 1929, in Brooklyn, the daughter of Leonardo and Francesco (Di Coro) Marinello.
She was united in marriage to Frank Blasko, who passed away on Feb. 19, 1992.
For the past three years she was a resident of the Adirondack Tri-County Rehabilitation and Nursing Center in North Creek and was well known as the mail lady at the facility. She left the facility in April of 2010 to be closer to her family.
Jennie was a member of the First Baptist Church of Whitehall and the Ladies Aid Society of the church.
She enjoyed bingo, crocheting, knitting, sewing, watching old movies on television and cooking, but especially enjoyed spending time with her family and grandchildren.
Besides her parents and her husband, Frank Blasko, she is predeceased by two brothers, Anthony and Frank, and four sisters, Gussie, Carmela, Rosemary and Antoinette.
Survivors include her three children, Charles L. Guatta and his wife, Bonnie, of Fort Edward, Michael J. Blasko and his fiancé, Jo-Ann Steves, of Glens Falls and Linda M. Blasko-Steves and her significant partner, Melissa Sweet, of South Glens Falls, 12 grandchildren, Jaime Sefcik, Jodi Bruno, Jonathan Guatta, Tyler Blasko, Tara Blasko, Sara Steves, Jill Steves, Stacy Lavin, Amanda Tracy, Josh Sweet, Hal Friday and Stephanie Derway; nine great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
Services were held on Sunday, June 27, at the Michael G. Angiolillo Funeral Home, 210 Broadway, Whitehall. Calling hours were held Sunday at the funeral home.
Graveside services were held on Monday, June 28, at Greenmount Cemetery, Whitehall.
The family requests that memorial contributions in lieu of flowers, donations may be made in her memory to either the American Heart Association, Capital Region, 440 New Karner Road, Albany, N.Y., 12205 or the Community Hospice of Saratoga County, 179 Lawrence St., Saratoga Springs, N.Y. 12866.

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