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JABLONSKI, Richard L. "Skip, Opi"

JABLONSKI, Richard L. "Skip, Opi"

JABLONSKI - Richard L. "Skip", "Opi" Of Alden, NY, December 22, 2106, beloved husband of the late Elfriede "Omi" (Dinklage) Jablonski; dear father of Elouise (Robert) DeFilippo and Richard (Ketsy) Jablonski; devoted grandfather of Ricky (Robin) Jablonski, Katy DeFilippo, Abbey (Kevin) Kwietniak and Jenna DeFilippo; great-grandfather of Emily, Natalie, Wyatt, Benjamin and Carley; brother of Marion (Arthur) Hart, Virginia (Charles) Chauncey, Geraldine "Dolly" (Larry) Schmidt and the late Charlotte (late Roy) Neumann; brother-in-law of Konrad (late Hannelore), Helmut (Traudel), Herbert (Elke) Dinklage and the late Else (late Ernst) Kaletsch and Karl Heinz (late Else) Dinklage; also survived by many nieces and nephews. Funeral Services will be held at the Town Line Lutheran Church, Alden, NY, Tuesday at 11 AM. Family will be present at the CHARLES MEYER FUNERAL HOME, 13228 Broadway, Alden, NY, Monday 2-4 and 6-8 PM. Skip served as a US Army military policeman in post-WWII Germany. He worked as a mechanic at Boss Linco Trucking Lines, as a sales/serviceman at General Tire & Rubber, and as an independent trucking owner/operator. He was a former member and director of the Alden Chamber of Commerce where he was selected as Distinguished Citizen of the Year 2015, and member and former council member at Town Line Lutheran Church. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Town Line Lutheran Church, Hospice Buffalo, Inc. or Alden American Legion Post #1377. Share your condolences at

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