George Albert BlaessJuly 09,2014George Albert Blaess
POULTNEY — George Albert Blaess, 84, died July 7, 2014, at his home.
He was born July 11, 1929, in Queens, N.Y., the son of the late John and Mary (Flynn) Blaess.
Mr. Blaess grew up in Huntington, Conn. He retired from Bridgewater Hydraulic Co., where he had worked for 46 years.
He married Barbara Perkins in 1972.
Upon moving to Vermont, Mr. Blaess was employed at a Morgan horse farm in Clarendon, he worked at the Barrows House in Dorset and most recently at Walmart in Rutland.
He loved antiques, animals, woodworking and had an appreciation for old cars. He had 1936 and 1940 Ford automobiles that he enjoyed restoring and tinkering on.
In addition to his wife, Barbara, he is survived by a stepdaughter, Abby Mitchell of Granville, N.Y.; a sister, Jane Rodman of Florida; and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral arrangements are by Robert M. King Funeral Home, 23 Church St., Granville, NY.
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