Lawrence B. Blight, 66, of Vestal, went to be with his Lord on Sunday, July 13, 2014. He was predeceased by his parents, Jack and Marie Blight and his aunt, Florence Duffy. He is survived by his beloved wife of 44 years, Christine A. Blight, Vestal; one son and daughter-in-law, Andrew and Lois Blight, Endwell; three precious granddaughters, Emily, Kristen and Jacqueline; one sister, Judith Blight, Brooklyn, NY; one brother and sister-in-law, Thomas and Tina Blight, Luzerne, PA; two nephews, Thomas and Brian Blight. He was a member of Our Lady of Sorrows Church, Vestal, was a retired employee of L3 Link Flight Simulation, retiring after thirty years of service and a veteran of the Vietnam War, serving in the U.S. Army, with the rank of Chief Warrant Officer where he was a helicopter pilot in the 101st Airborne Division of the 158th Aviation Battalion (Ghost Riders). Larry was a lifelong aviator and enjoyed flying with Andy in their private plane. Larry enjoyed taking his granddaughters to Unity Stables in Montrose for their horseback riding lessons.
Funeral Services will be held Thursday at 9:30 am from the Allen Memorial Home, 511-513 East Main Street, Endicott followed by a Funeral Mass at 10 am at Our Lady of Sorrows Church, Vestal Burial will be in Riverhurst Cemetery, Endicott. The family will receive friends at the Allen Memorial Home Wednesday from 4-7 pm. Expressions of sympathy in Larry’s memory may be made to the charity of one’s choice.