Tuesday, January 10, 2023

Frank M. Blue, 84

Wellsville, NY – Frank M. Blue, 84, of 90 Howard Street, passed away on Tuesday, January 10, 2023 at home, with his family by his side. He was born April 29, 1938 in Wellsville the son of the late William Sr. and Nora (DeLong) Blue. On March 17, 2003 in their home in Friendship, he married his wife Mildred “Millie” Speta, who survives.

Frank attended the Allentown Union School, and was a 1957 honorary graduate. He earned his GED in June of 1986. He was employed by Jay Lumber Company, a division of Yansick Lumber Company, for 17 years before he transferred to the Slawson Lumber Company, for whom he worked for 9 years before retiring in 2000. Outside of work he enjoyed horse pulls, going to fairs, traveling with his wife, “clowning around”, going to yard sales, flea markets, and dabbled in drawing, painting, and wood working. Most of all he loved spending as much time as possible with his family, especially his grandchildren. 

In addition to his wife, Millie, he is survived by: two sons, Mike (Michelle) Blue, and Blair Blue, a daughter, Chris (Joe) Meyers, a stepson, Peter (Wendi) Kish, six grandchildren, Nick, Megan, Kylee, Devin, Brittney, and Amber; two brothers, Dutch Blue, and Richard Blue, a sister, Bernice Blue, as well as several great grandchildren, nieces, and nephews,  In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by: a son, Frankie Blue Jr.; two brothers, Cecil John Blue, and William Blue; and four sisters, Lula Clark, Hazel Lewis, Alta Dean, and Elizabeth Laici. 

Friends and Family are invited to attend a graveside service on Saturday, January 14, 2023 at 3:00 PM in Yorks Corners Cemetery with his grandson Nick Hartley presiding (and who in Frank’s words) “will send me home”. Please consider memorial donations to any charity of the donor’s choice. To leave online condolences please visit www.embserfuneralhome.com.

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