John C. Blinn1,2,3

M, b. 10 March 1935, d. 28 May 2020
John C. Blinn
FatherGeorge John Blinn4,5 b. 5 Sep 1911, d. 3 May 1969
MotherRosalyn Claire Bagley6,7 b. 21 Sep 1914, d. 9 Jan 1986
Relationship3rd cousin 1 time removed of Taryn Lynn Phelan
           John C. Blinn was born on 10 March 1935 at Waterbury, Connecticut..8,9
     John C. Blinn appears as John Blinn, age 5, in the census of 1940 at 1803 Thomaston Avenue, Waterbury, Connecticut,in the household of George John Blinn as his son, along with Rosalyn Claire Bagley and Carol Blinn.1
     John C. Blinn graduated from Wilby High School at Waterbury, Connecticut.10
     John served in the Korean War in the 7th Infantry Division, 31st Regiment, 1st Battalion, Company B, and saw significant battle. He was awarded the Combat Infantry Badge, National Defense Service Medal, Korean Service Medal with Battle Stars, United Nations Service Medal, and the Republic of Korea Presidential Unit Citation.11
     John C. Blinn married Mary Louise Mussa circa 1961.12,13
     John C. Blinn died peacefully on 28 May 2020 at home at 31 Hewlett Street, Waterbury, Connecticut, at age 85.14 He was buried on 2 June 2020 at Calvary Cemetery, Waterbury, Connecticut.15

Family

Mary Louise Mussa b. 2 Mar 1942, d. 8 Nov 2017

Census Records

DateLocationMemo
19401803 Thomaston Avenue, Waterbury, ConnecticutJohn C. Blinn appears as John Blinn, age 5, in the census of 1940 at 1803 Thomaston Avenue, Waterbury, Connecticut,in the household of George John Blinn as his son, along with Rosalyn Claire Bagley and Carol Blinn.1

Citations

  1. [S1281] George Blinn household, 1940 United States Federal Census, New Haven, Connecticut, population schedule, Waterbury, ED 5-190, sheet 3A, number of household , 36.
  2. [S1652] The Waterbury Republican-American, 10 Marc h 2019, Page 4B, shows that Carol is survived by her brother, John Blinn.
  3. [S1751] John C. Blinn's Obituary, online www.maioranofuneralhome.com.
  4. [S1281] George Blinn household, 1940 United States Federal Census, New Haven, Connecticut, population schedule, Waterbury, ED 5-190, sheet 3A, number of household , 36, shows son as John Blinn.
  5. [S1751] John C. Blinn's Obituary, online www.maioranofuneralhome.com, shows that he was the son of George Blinn.
  6. [S1281] George Blinn household, 1940 United States Federal Census, New Haven, Connecticut, population schedule, Waterbury, ED 5-190, sheet 3A, number of household , 36, shows mother as Rosalyn Blinn.
  7. [S1751] John C. Blinn's Obituary, online www.maioranofuneralhome.com, shows that he was the son of Rosalyn (Bagley) Blinn.
  8. [S1281] George Blinn household, 1940 United States Federal Census, New Haven, Connecticut, population schedule, Waterbury, ED 5-190, sheet 3A, number of household , 36, show age 5 and birthplace as Connecticut.
  9. [S1751] John C. Blinn's Obituary, online www.maioranofuneralhome.com, shows that he was born on Marcy 10, 1935 in Waterbury.
  10. [S1751] John C. Blinn's Obituary, online www.maioranofuneralhome.com, shows that he graduated from Wilby High School.
  11. [S1751] John C. Blinn's Obituary, online www.maioranofuneralhome.com, shows his military service in detail.
  12. [S1653] The Waterbury Republican-American, 9 November 2017, Page 4B, shows her married to John Blinn for 56 years.
  13. [S1751] John C. Blinn's Obituary, online www.maioranofuneralhome.com, shows that he was married to the late Mary L. (Mussa) Blinn for 56 years.
  14. [S1751] John C. Blinn's Obituary, online www.maioranofuneralhome.com, shows that he died peacefully at home (31 Hewlett Street) on May 28, 2020.
  15. [S1751] John C. Blinn's Obituary, online www.maioranofuneralhome.com, shows that there will be a graveside ceremony on Tuesday, June 2, 2020 at Calvary Cemetery. (Due to COVID-19, it was requested that people stay in their vehicles and pass by the family in their cars to give condolences).