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James Patrick

January 17, 1961 – September 21, 2018

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Obituary for James Patrick Blass

James Patrick Blass

TORRINGTON – James Patrick Blass, 57, passed away suddenly on Friday, September 21, 2018 at Hartford Hospital.

Jim was born in Torrington on January 17, 1961 and was the son of the late Vivian Strano. He was raised in Torrington and had worked as a mason.

An amazing cook, Jim loved to cook, fish and hunt. He enjoyed collecting antiques and loved to draw and build models. Jimmy was most happy when he cooked for his family and friends, he loved to entertain and show off his skills.

He is survived by the mother of his children and forever best friend, Lisa Minelli; his daughters, Jami Blass and Jennifer Webster; his brothers, Frank Blass and Raymond Blass; his sister, Leslie Strano; his cousins, Susan Strano, Anthony Strano and Tim Strano; as well as many nieces and nephews.

Calling hours will be on Saturday, October 6, from 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. at Rowe Funeral Home, 283 Torrington Road, Litchfield. A funeral service will begin at 2:30.

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First Visitation

When Saturday, October 6th, 2018 1:00pm - 2:30pm
Rowe Funeral Home
283 Torrington Road
Litchfield, CT 06759
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Service Information

Saturday, October 6th, 2018 2:30pm
The Rev. John Cooney
Rowe Funeral Home
283 Torrington Road
Litchfield, CT 06759
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