1947 – 2011
Brooklyn – Robert A. Blankenship, 63, of Wauregan Rd., died Tuesday, March 22, 2011, in Rhode Island Hospital. He was the loving husband of Jean (Leroux) Blankenship for 30 years. Born in Norwich, he was the son of the late Sterling and Amelia (Tetreault) Blankenship.
Robert began his banking career with the former Norwich Savings Society where he worked for 18 years, serving most of that time as Auditor. He joined the Savings Institute in Willimantic in 1988 as Operations Manager and retired in 2006 as Facilities/Security Manager. He was a third degree member of the Knights of Columbus Council #49. He enjoyed woodworking in his spare time.
In addition to his wife, Robert is survived by his brother, Sterling Blankenship, Jr. of South Killingly; and his beloved dogs Grace and Dustin.
Funeral services are private. For memorial guestbook visit www.GilmanAndValade.com