Morton Blaine
Born 1921
Died 4/9/1987 in Syracuse, NY


Morton Blaine, 66, of 115 Spyglass Lane, Fayetteville, died Thursday at the Veterans Administration Medical Center. Mr. Blaine was the president of the Power Plant Equipment Corp. which he founded in 1950. He
retired in 1986. He was a member of Temple Adath Yeshurun and a past president of the Lafayette Country
Club. Mr. Blaine received a bachelors degree in chemical engineering from the New Jersey Institute of Technology in 1940 and a masters degree in engineering from Cornell University in 1945. In 1944 he graduated from the U.S. Naval Academy ordnance engineering post graduate school. A Lieutenant Commander in the Navy during World War II, he was an ordnance specialist who served in the South Pacific.
Mr. Blaine was a member of the Tau Beta Phi (honorary engineering society) and the American Institute of Chemical Engineers. Surviving are his wife, Birdie of Fayetteville; two sons, Steven of Portland, Ore., and Paul of Moorestown, N.J.; three daughters, Tina Blame of San Francisco, Calif, Judith Abrams of Newton, Mass.,
and Gloria Gilbert of Visalia, Calif; his mother. Fannie Yablonsky of Miami Beach, Fla.; two brothers, Lewis Yablonsky of Miami Beach and Joseph Yablonsky of San Fran Cisco; and six grandchildren. Services will be 1 p.m. Sunday at the Birnbaum Funeral Chapel, 1909 E. Fayette St., with Rabbis Theodore S. Levy and Charles S. Sherman and Cantor Harold Lerner, officiating. Burial will be in Adath Yeshurun Cemetery. Calling hours are 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sunday. Contributions may be made to Dysautonomia Foundation Inc., 370 Lexington Ave., New York City, or Caring Coalition.
Syracuse Herald-Journal, Friday, April 10, 1987
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