Frederick "Fred" M. Blowers, age 71, of Mayfield, died Saturday afternoon, June 23, 2018 at Albany Medical Center.
He was born April 23, 1947 in Mayfield, the son of Harold and Doris Frank Blowers. He was a 1966 graduate of Mayfield High School and then served in the US Army from 1966 to 1968. He was employed as a delivery person at Livingston's Furniture Inc. of Gloversville for 49 years until this year.
Fred loved to fly his Aeronica Champ airplane after attaining his pilot's license at age 61. He enjoyed working with his John Deere tractors and in his earlier years he enjoyed hunting and fishing. He was member of the EAA 602 Adirondack Chapter Flying Club and a past member of Pine Tree Rifle Club.
He is survived by his companion, Donna B. Kenney of Mayfield; a daughter, Missy Blowers Summerfield (Michael) of Selkirk; three sisters, Dona Knapp of St. Johnsville, Joan Coadney (William) of Glens Falls and Nancy Coffman of Ohio; a brother, Paul Blowers (Debbie) of Las Vegas; two granddaughters, Samantha Summerfield and Lily Summerfield; the two loves of his life, Baily and Riley; as well as several nieces and nephews.
He was predeceased by his parents; a daughter, Georgianna; and two brothers, Gene Blowers and Dean Blowers.
A Memorial Service will take place 1:00 pm. Sunday, July 1 at Walrath & Stewart Funeral Home, 51 Fremont St; Gloversville, with the Rev. Christopher Hamm officiating.
Memorial contributions may be made in lieu of flowers to the James A. Brennan Memorial Humane Society, 437 Nine Mile Tree Rd; Gloversville, NY 12078 or the Regional Animal Shelter, P.O. Box 1274, Gloversville, NY 12078.