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Kathryn Anne (Ries) Blair

September 2, 1916 ~ August 24, 2019 (age 102)

Kathryn Anne (Ries) Blair died peacefully August 24, 2019, 9 days short of her 103 birthday.

An amazing mother, she is survived by her much loved children Kathryn (Knox), Leonard, Richard and Thomas.

Mrs. Blair was a proud loving grandmother of ten and a great-grandmother of eleven, with two more expected soon. Born and raised in Philadelphia, a resident of Rosemont and Bryn Mawr, she resided in her final years with her daughter and son-in-law. Kate shared a deep appreciation of the outdoors and nature with her beloved late husband Leonard. She will be remembered for her unfailing love of family and enjoyment of family/ friend gatherings.

Visitation will be held on September 13, 2019 from 6-7pm at DellaVecchia, Reilly, Smith and Boyd Funeral Home, West Chester, PA; followed by a Memorial Service at 7pm. Information and condolences at

Private interment at a later date will unite Kathryn Blair with Leonard, Sr.

In lieu of flowers, donations encouraged to: Berks Nature, The Nature Place, at (575 St. Bernardine Street, Reading, PA 19607) or Meals on Wheels -Chester County at (404 Willowbrook Lane, West Chester, PA 19382). 

Donations may be made to:

Berks Nature - The Nature Place
575 St. Bernardine St., Reading PA 19382
Tel: 1-610-372-4992

Meals on Wheels - Chester County
404 Willowbrook Lane, West Chester PA 19380
Tel: 1-610-430-8500

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