Eli James Blankenship, an infant, died Sunday, Oct. 19, 2014 at Penn Highlands Dubois. Born Oct. 19, 2014 in Dubois, he was the son of Robert Blankenship and Kylie Swatsworth of Punxsutawney.
He’s survived by his parents; a brother, Ian Michael Jones of Punxsutawney; his grandparents, Jeff and Georgia Swatsworth of Bells Landing and Ted and Lucy Dawson of Maryland; his great-grandparents, Vance Bracken and his wife, Carol and Maggie Swatsworth of Curwensville.
He was preceded in death by an infant brother, Wyatt Troy Blankenship; his great-grandparents, Lee Swatsworth, Joyce Swatsworth, Mary Kay Bracken, Jesse Street, Sadie Street and Hazel Blankenship.
A memorial service for Eli Blankenship will be held at 7 p.m. Thursday at the Chester C. Chidboy Funeral Home Inc. of Curwensville with the Rev. Stephen Shields officiating.
Friends will be received from 6 p.m. – 7 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.
The Chester C. Chidboy Funeral Home, Inc. of Curwensville is in charge of the arrangements.