Tonawanda News

Obituaries

May 29, 2013

Frances J. Blair

NORTH TONAWANDA —

Frances J. (nee Essenburg) Blair, age 92 of North Tonawanda, died on December 21, 2012. She was born on July 30, 1920 to George and Loretta (Harmon) Essenburg. She was a former resident of Homestead and Lake Placid, Florida and Napoli, NY. She had been a member of the American Legion, Tonawanda Post 264 Drill Team.
She was the wife of the late Edward Blair. Beloved mother of Janet Pullo of Sanborn and Gail (Robert) Nugent of Tonawanda. Grandmother of Mark and Scott Pullo, Lynn McLaughlin, and Patrick Nugent. Great-grandmother of Victoria, Lucas, Katie, Michael, and Tara. Sister of the late Richard and Elwyn Essenburg, Lorraine Kopf, and Marie Dominski. She was the aunt of many loving nieces and nephews.
Family and friends are invited to attend a memorial service in celebration of Frances' life on Saturday, June 1st at 11 AM from North Presbyterian Church, 168 Payne Ave., North Tonawanda, the Rev. Stuart Buisch will officiate. If so desired donations may be made to North Presbyterian Church.
Guest register available at frettholdfuneralhome.com.

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