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Lawrence J. "Butch" Blosky, 71, of Eyer Road, Danville, passed away on Sunday, March 20, 2016, at Geisinger Medical Center, Danville.
He was born March 26, 1944, in Danville, a son of the late Thomas and Eleanor (Martin) Blosky.
After graduating from Danville High School, Class of 1963, Butch began his career at Thompson, and later TRW until 1972. He then began working for the Danville Borough in various capacities, including the Danville Street Department, the Danville Water Works, and retired from the Danville Sewer Department in 2005.
He was a member of the Susquehanna Rod and Gun Club, the Moose, Continental Fire Company, and was president for a number of years of the AFSCME.
Butch was an outstanding athlete, setting a record for the longest field goal that stood for many years. He enjoyed golfing, bowling and various outdoor pursuits which included hunting and fishing. He could be found many days riding his tractor. He was an avid Penn State, Steelers and Mets fan.
He is survived by his children, Kimberly Swartz and her husband, Butch, and Lawrence Blosky II and his partner, Michele Jenkins, all of Danville, and Heather Harter and her husband, Craig, of Northumberland; his beloved partner of 35 years, Darla Hostelley, of Danville and her children, Jeff Hostelley, of Maryland, Eric Hostelley and his wife, Amy, of Maryland, and Amy Schutter and her husband, Chris, of Danville; 11 grandchildren, Brenton, Jacob, Mackenzie, Kendra, Carley, Zach, Hayley, Ian, Madi, E.J., and Zander; one brother, Jack Blosky and his wife, Nancy, of Perkasie; and two sisters, Mary Ann Hackenberg, of Danville and Judy Bailey and her husband, Ed, of Kentucky.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by one daughter, Collette Blosky.
Friends will be received from 10 to 11 a.m. Friday, April 1, at the Brady Funeral Home, 320 Church St., Danville, followed by the funeral at 11.
Please send online condolences to BradyFuneralHome.com.
Published on March 22, 2016
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