FULTON, NY – Harold A. Blake Jr., 91, of Fulton, passed away Sunday November 2, 2014, at Morningstar Care Center in Oswego.
He retired in 1987 from the quality control department at Sealright Packaging Company in Fulton.
Harold was a member and past vestryman of All Saints Episcopal Church, Fulton.
He had served in the U.S. Army with the 11th Armored Division of the Third Army during World War II and was a member of the Battle of the Bulge Veterans of Oswego and Masonic War Veterans.
Harold was a member of several Masonic organizations which included past master of Hiram Lodge #144, F.&A.M. in Fulton; past grand deacon of the Grand Lodge of Masons of the State of New York; past high priest of Fulton Chapter #167, R.A.M.; member of Council #50, Cryptic Masons; Scottish Rite Bodies; Central New York, York Rite College and past sovereign of Red Cross of Constantine.
He was elected to the Fulton Bowling Hall of Fame in 1992.
Harold was predeceased by his daughter, Susan Miniaci, in 2004.
Surviving are his wife, Barbara D. Blake of Fulton; a grandson, Jon Miniaci of Florida; a brother, Bernard (Irene) Blake of Oswego; several nieces, nephews and extended family including Marvin (Dana) Meissner of Camillus.
Calling hours will be held from 2 to 4 p.m. Wednesday at Foster Funeral Home, 910 Fay St., Fulton, with services to follow.
Masonic services will be at 3:45 p.m., Wednesday.
Burial will be at Mount Adnah Cemetery in Fulton.
Memorial gifts may be made to the Masonic Medical Research Laboratory, 2150 Bleeker St., Utica, NY 13501-1787 or to All Saints Episcopal Church, P.O. Box 542, Fulton, NY 13069.
Foster Funeral Home, Inc.