February 2, 1937 - February 9, 2022

John “Jackie” G. Blake 85, of Revere, passed away on February 9, 2022, due to complications of Covid-19. Born in Peabody on February 2, 1937 to the late John C. and Ruth M. (Carlin) Blake. Dear brother of Paul Blake and his wife Roberta of Canton, and the late James and Richard Blake. Cherished uncle of Paula Doucette of Portland ME, Susan Lazarus of Nantucket, and John Blake and his wife Kelly of Canton. Adored great uncle to Blake Lazarus Roscoe and her husband Chris of Austin TX, Riley Blake, Colin Blake, and Ethan Doucette. Jackie was a graduate of Revere High School Class of 1955 and Boston College Class of 1959. Following college John proudly served his country in the United States Navy. After his naval service he worked for the U.S. Government at the Housing and Urban Development Department. He was a fervid Red Sox fan and for many years he and his brother Paul were Patriot season ticket holders. Jackie was a member of the Brockton Ski Club and enjoyed playing golf with his friends. Jackie will be greatly missed by his family and those who knew him. A Visitation will be held at the Paul Buonfiglio & Sons-Bruno Funeral Home 128 Revere St, Revere on Monday, February 14, 2022 from 11:30am to 12:30pm followed by a Funeral Mass at St. Anthony’s Church in Revere at 1:00pm. Relatives and friends are kindly invited. Interment Puritan lawn Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers donations may be made in John’s name to the St. Vincent de Paul Society of the St. Anthony’s Church, 250 Revere St, Revere, MA 02151. For guest book please visit www.buonfiglio.com

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