Alvin J. Blenk, age 89 of Loganville, passed away on Wednesday, February 14, 2018. A Funeral Mass will be held at 11 AM on Saturday, February 24, 2018 at St. Peter the Apostle Catholic Parish in Savannah, GA. Monsignor P. James Costigan will serve as Celebrant. Interment will follow in the Catholic Cemetery.
Mr. Blenk was a native of Queens Co. New York and a Veteran of the United States Army, 3rd Infantry Division, where he served during the Korean Conflict. He married the late Claire Frances Graves on October 7, 1950. In 1954 he joined Metropolitan Life, retiring in 1983 as a District Manager. He then joined J.L. Herring & Assoc. of Savannah, GA where he served as Manager until 2005. In retirement he was a volunteer at Rockdale Medical Center in Conyers, GA and at the Shepherd’s Staff in Loganville, GA. He was a member of St. Pius X Catholic Church in Conyers. Mr. Blenk is survived by his Children: Eileen M. Blenk of Conyers, GA; Larry & Linda Blenk of Loganville, GA; Barbara B. & Tommy Lee of Keysville, GA; Veronica A. Jubran of Conyers, GA; Paul J. & Susan Blenk of Bartow, FL; Christopher & Amy Blenk of Charlotte, NC; 11 Grandchildren and 3 Great Grandchildren. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Longleaf Hospice Foundation, 2310 Parklake Drive, Suite 325, Atlanta, GA 30345 or to Boys Town, PO BOX 8000, Boys Town, NE 68010. Arrangements by Tim Stewart Funeral Home, 670 Tom Brewer Road, Loganville, GA 30052. 770-466-1544. Please sign the online guest registry at www.stewartfh.com
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