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Clarence V. Blake, Jr.

d. February 17, 2024

Manhasset, NY

Clarence V. Blake, Jr.

Clarence V. Blake Jr., "Jake", 91, of Manhasset, New York passed away peacefully Saturday February 17th.  Born in Cleveland, Ohio in 1932 and raised in Shaker Heights by his parents,  Clarence Blake Sr. and Agnes Kelley Blake. Loving husband of 55 years to Eileen(nee Cullen), formerly of Garden City, New York.  Devoted father to Thomas Blake (Amy), Cathleen Hellman (Chrys), Kieran Blake, Molly Meegan (James), James Blake and Timothy Blake (Kaitlin).  Cherished grandfather of Space Force 2nd Lieutenant Thomas Hellman, Molly, Matthew, Kathryn, Kelly, Elizabeth, Lauren, Julia, Peter, Claire, Maeve and Spencer Jake.  Brother to Joseph Blake (Jane), John Blake (Kay), and Robert Hill.  Predeceased by Jane Blake, Betty Blake, and Bernadette Hill. Caring uncle to sixty nieces and nephews. 

  Graduated from Saint Ignatius High School '50, John Carroll University '54, and The Wharton School '58.  Served in the US Army '54-'56.  Member of the New York Stock exchange from 1969-1998 where he operated CVB Brokerage. Lifelong supporter of his St. Ignatius Wildcats as well as all Cleveland teams.

 In lieu of flowers, donations in Jake's memory may be sent to the Sisters of Life, sistersoflife.org

A Funeral Mass was held Saturday February 24th at St Mary's Church, Manhasset, NY followed by internment at Holy Rood Cemetery, Westbury, NY.


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