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“Missing you so much dad. Fly High. ”
1 of 7 | Posted by: Robin Daley - Wingdale, NY

“Daddy i still cant believe your gone my heart is shattered . We all will miss you very much. You were the best dad anyone could ask for u were always...Read More »
2 of 7 | Posted by: Robin Daley - Wingdale, NY

“Very saddened to hear of Williams Passing. Growing up on See Avenue in Mahopac he always took the time for us kids and was not only a close friend...Read More »
3 of 7 | Posted by: Steven Redlon - Locust Grove, VA

“After 18 years living next door, we will never forget you Billy. ”
4 of 7 | Posted by: Luiz Lopes - Mahopac, NY

“REST IN PEACE KNOBBER hope to see you again in the future. love you and will miss you. ”
5 of 7 | Posted by: JOHN BLENIS - NY - Brother

“I'm so very sorry for your loss.... Mr. Blenis was a great man... You are all in my prayers . .. Rest in PEACE Mr. Blenis . ... ”
6 of 7 | Posted by: Jennifer Tucker - Sidney, NY

“I may not have gotten the chance to meet you but you are my cousin and I love you dearly. R.I.P. William. ”
7 of 7 | Posted by: Jean Lunn - Ashley Falls, MA


William A. Blenis Sr., a lifelong resident of Mahopac, NY passed away on Friday, March 23, 2018 at the age of 71. He was born in Mahopac on September 6, 1946, the son of William H. and Anna Head Blenis.

William attended Mahopac Schools. He retired from the Town of Carmel Highway Department in 2004 after 40 years of service, primarily as a mechanic but also doing many other jobs at the highway department. William especially enjoyed hunting and fishing in his spare time.

On April 14, 1968 he married Barbara Head, his wife of almost 50 years. In addition to Barbara, he is survived by his son, William Jr. and his wife, Meagan of Hyde Park, NY, his daughters, Robin Daley and her husband, Wally of Wingdale, NY and Melanie Cannizzaro and her husband, John of Mahopac, his brothers, John of Putnam Valley, NY and Jim of Carmel, NY and his six grandchildren, Ryan, Jennifer, Katie Poo, Hailey, John Jr. and Evan. His sister, Dolores, died earlier.

Visiting will be held on Tuesday, March 27, 2018 from 4-8 pm at Joseph J. Smith Funeral Home. Private cremation services will follow.

In lieu of flowers, contributions in memory of William may be made to the American Cancer Society.