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Viola B. Blauvelt

April 2, 1934 - November 28, 2018


Elmira, New York

Date of Death:

November 28, 2018



Birth Date:

April 2, 1934

Birth Place:

Jersey City, New Jersey

Service Information:

Saturday, December 1, 2018 at 12:00 PM at Blauvelt Funeral Home, 625 Broad St., Waverly, NY


Saturday, December 1, 2018 from 11 to 12 at Blauvelt Funeral Home, 625 Broad Street, Waverly, NY


Fitzsimmons Cemetery, Elmira, New York

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Viola B. Blauvelt

Viola B. Blauvelt, 84, of Elmira passed away peacefully on Wednesday, November 28, 2018 with her family by her side at Elderwood Care at Waverly.

She was predeceased by her parents, John and Dorothy McDuffie Britt; and her sisters, Audrey and Carol.

Viola is survived by her loving husband of 55 years, Lyle Blauvelt of Elmira; children, John Flad of Hornell, Dorothy Crane of Williamsport, PA, Brian (Marlene) Blauvelt of Corning, Michelle Smart of GA and Bernice Ann Henry of Greenslanding, PA; 14 grandchildren; and 35 great grandchildren.

Viola co-operated Blauvelt Sharpening Service with her husband Lyle for 50 years.  She loved camping, shopping, crocheting, canning, cooking, butterfly’s, tending to her flowers and most of all spending time with her family.  She was a girl scout in her early years and was a Sunday School teacher who enjoyed the children and a PTA member.  She enjoyed customer service which let to selling Amway, Cambridge Home Products and Stanley Home Products.

A time of calling will be held on Saturday, December 1, 2018 from 11 to 12 PM at Blauvelt Funeral Home, 625 Broad Street, Waverly, NY.  Funeral services will he held on Saturday, December 1, 2018 at 12:00 PM at Blauvelt Funeral Home, 625 Broad Street, Waverly with Pastor Jon Austin and burial will be at the convenience of the family at Fitzsimmons Cemetery in Elmira.  Those wishing to send a message of sympathy to Viola’s family may visit our Facebook page or in “Obituaries” at

Sympathy Messages

From:  Patricia Taylor
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Sending love and prayers during this time of great loss and sadness. Know that I love Aunt Bernice dearly and she will always be in our hearts. Love to all family.

From:  Marty and Jan Pinto
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Aunt Bernice, our love, thoughts and prayers are with you! We know you're in a lovely place, being with the lord. Our prayers, during this tough loss, are with your loving family.

From:Lynne Bentley
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May care and love of those around you provide comfort and peace to get you through the days ahead. Praying that our Lord brings you and your family the much-needed peace during this sad time. A person that departs from this earth never truly leaves, for they are still alive in our hearts, through us, they live on. My most sincere condolences.

From:  Mary Ann Caroscio
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Dear Lyle ~ Accept my Sincere Belated Sympathy in your great loss of Viola. I have u in my thoughts & prayers.
Fondly, Mary Ann Caroscio

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