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Michael T. Blaine

November 29, 1958 — May 26, 2019

May 26, 2019

MICHAEL T. BLAINE, 60, of Larksville passed away Sunday in the Hospice of the Sacred Heart Inpatient Unit Dunmore with his loving family by his side.

Born in Kingston he was the son of the late Leo Bernard and Sylvia E. Magalski Blaine. Mike was affectionately known as Knobby, a nickname he cherished as it was handed down from his father. He was a graduate of Wyoming Valley West class of 1976. Mike was employed at Wyman Gordon, TruForm Division, as a machinist for over 20 years. He was previously employed by Marvin and Renny Carkhuff’s W.E. Pulverman Company. He was a member of St. Barbara’s Parish, Exeter and the Larksville American Legion Post 655.

Preceding him in death were brothers Leo and Patrick Blaine.

Surviving is his wife of 25 years the former Judy Christian; son Michael J. Blaine; Aunt; Maureen Magalski, Dallas; sisters-in-law; Donna Blaine, Harrisburg; Suzanne Christian, Murfreesboro, TN; Maria Parra (Frank), Wyoming; brother-in-law Robert Christian (Lori), Wyoming, and niece Eliana Parra.

A Mass of Christian Burial celebrating Michael’s Life will be held Saturday June 1st at 10am in St. Anthony of Padua Church of St. Barbara’s Parish, 224 Memorial Street Exeter with Father Michael E. Finn as the celebrant.

The family will receive friends in the church from 9am until time of service.

Interment will be at the convenience of the family.

In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to St. Barbara Parish, 224 Memorial Street, Exeter, PA 18643, the Prescription Assistance Fund of Medical Oncology Associates, 382 Pierce Street, Kingston, PA 18704 or Hospice of the Sacred Heart, 600 Baltimore Drive, Wilkes-Barre, PA 18702.

Arrangements are by the Metcalfe Shaver Kopcza Funeral Home Inc 504 Wyoming Avenue Wyoming.

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