Ronald E. Blank, 66, of Bristol, widower of Jacqueline (Carbone) Blank, died on Tuesday (Oct. 19, 2021) at New Britain General Hospital. Ron was born in Southington on Apr. 4, 1955 and was a son of Emil Blank of Niantic and the late Pauline (Petrolito) Blank. He was raised and lived in Southington where he graduated from Southington High School before going to college at Southern Connecticut State University. He formerly lived in Middletown where he served local parishes as a Deacon with the Diocese of Norwich until moving to Bristol in 2013.
In addition to his father, Ron is survived by a son and daughter-in-law: Michael and Lorena Blank of El Paso, TX; a brother: Robert Blank of Newington; and a nephew: Robert James Blank of Newington. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Saturday (Oct. 23, 2021) at 10 a.m. at St. Ann Church, 215 West St., Bristol. Burial will follow in St. Joseph Cemetery, Bristol.
Relatives and friends may call at Funk Funeral Home, 35 Bellevue Ave., Bristol, on Friday between 5 and 7 p.m. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the National Pancreatic Cancer Foundation “NPCF”, PO Box 1848, Longmont, CO 80502. Please visit Ron’s memorial website at www.FunkFuneralHome.com