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Jeanne Blowers

June 10, 1924 — March 9, 2014


Jeanne A. Blowers, 89, of Waterville, passed away, Sunday, March 9, 2014 at the Harding Nursing Home. She was born June 10, 1924 in Cleveland, OH, a daughter of the late Harry and Helen Webster Ashburn and graduated Kenmore High School and Syracuse University. On March 12, 1944 in Baton Rouge, LA, she was united in marriage to Shirley C. Blowers. He predeceased her on May 27, 1990. Mrs. Blowers was a licensed lab technician and had worked for Bell Labs Aerotech, Buffalo, NY. , she also worked McLaughlin’s Department Store and Huntington Insurance Office in Waterville. Later, she worked and was a volunteer for Harding Nursing Home. She was a member of the United Methodist Church in Waterville, the church Women’s Club and choir. She was a Girl Scout leader and belonged to the Waterville Travelers Club. Jean was an avid reader and also enjoyed playing cards, needlepoint and knitting. She was a devoted mother, grandmother and great grandmother. Surviving are her children, Bonnie and Robert Winfield of Waterville; Barbara Grzella of Richmond, VA, Brian and Alexis Blowers of Rochester, MA; a brother-in-law, Richard Blowers, St. Louis, MO; 9 grandchildren; 13 great grandchildren and 1 great, great granddaughter. She was predeceased by a sister Avis Roseler
Services will be held on Monday, March 17, 2014 at 5:00 PM from the Burgess & Tedesco Funeral Home, (Kloster & Northrop Memorial Chapel) 210 E. Main St., Waterville. Interment will be held in the spring at the West Winfield Cemetery. Friends are invited and may call on Monday from 2 to5 PM prior to the service at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, please consider donations to the Shirley C. Blowers Scholarship at the United Methodist Church, 214 Madison Street, Waterville, NY 13480.

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Monday, March 17, 2014

Starts at 5:00pm

Burgess & Tedesco Funeral Homes, Inc. Waterville, NY

210 E Main St, Waterville, NY 13480

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