NORTH MONMOUTH -- Richard S. Blake, 60, of Wilson Pond Road, North Monmouth, passed away peacefully in North Monmouth on Saturday, Jan. 7, 2012.
He was born in Boston, Mass., on May 30, 1951, the son of Winston P. and Roberta Morison Blake.
He attended Melrose High School in Melrose, Mass., and graduated in 1969. He proudly served in the United States Navy. Richard worked as a carpenter most of his life. He enjoyed camping, visiting the Moosehead region, loved trains, NASCAR, Red Sox, Patriots, Celtics, boating, but most of all, he enjoyed his family.
He is survived by a son, Richard P. Blake and his wife, Natalie, of Winthrop; a daughter, Kristen Bergeron and her husband, Kevin, of Leeds; a sister, Barbara Sanborn and her husband, Douglas, of Groveland, Mass.; a half-sister, Patricia Jerman, of Carson City, Nev.; a granddaughter, Ashley Bergeron; a niece, Julie Grassia and her husband Michael; and a nephew, Kelvin Sanborn and his wife Eva.
He was predeceased by his parents Winston P. Blake and Roberta Morison Blake, and a half-brother, Robert Blake.
Messages of condolence may be sent to the family at: www.finleyfuneralhome.com.