Ernest “Ernie” Blachek, 90, of Hop Bottom, PA passed away, Wednesday, August 25, 2021. Ernest was born May 10, 1931 in Hamburg, PA, the son of the late Frank R. and Melinda [Guard] Blachek, Sr.
Ernie owned and operated Ross Feed Mill, Hop Bottom. Ernie was a member of the Seventh Day Adventist Church and an avid supporter and coordinator for the Pathfinders Club. He also loved camping, golfing and other recreational sports.
He will be greatly missed by his wife of 68 years, Faye Ross Blachek, his daughter, Yolanda Drake (James) of Fountain, CO, son Terry Blachek (Siggy) of Austin, TX, his beloved grandchildren Kyle (Ashley) Jesse, Kelsey (Jennings), Leila, Taylor, his great-grandchildren Louann and Wren, his brother F. Richard Blachek, Jr. (Jo) of Smithburg, MD, his sister Patty Huebschman (Dick) of Crownsville, MD, and nieces and nephews.
He is predeceased by his son Bradley Blachek.
In lieu of flowers the family has requested donations to Laurel Lake Summer Camp.