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Stephen J. Blank

March 14, 1959 ~ May 4, 2022 (age 63)

Obituary

Stephen J. Blank, 63, entered eternal peace on May 4, 2022, in Horsham, PA.  He was the loving husband of Daryl M. (Walters) Blank.

Born March 14, 1959, he was the son of the late John Blank and Eileen (Schubert) Blank.

Steve grew up in Philadelphia, PA and graduated in 1977 from Cardinal Dougherty High School. After high school he began work as a framer for the Fricker Corporation. In 1979, Steve met the love of his life, Daryl at the UGH club. This is where they spent many nights dancing and laughing with friends. They were wed January 24, 1981 and have shared 41 wonderful years of marriage. During that time, Steve helped to build much of The Meadows of Horsham Towne. Steve spent time working with general contractors and even had the opportunity to work on the hit TV show, Extreme Makeover – Home Edition; later finishing his career with the Philadelphia Carpenters Union.

Steve grew up surrounded by the game of soccer, becoming a standout in the Philadelphia area for the United German Hungarian club and Cardinal Dougherty high school. In 2018, Steve was inducted into Cardinal Dougherty’s Hall of Fame. In 2000, Steve was awarded the Ehrenwurdig pin in honor of his dedicated service to the United German Hungarian Club. Steve enjoyed fishing at Long Beach Island, spending time with his family, and playing a good game of horseshoes.

In addition to his wife, Daryl, he is survived by his mother, Eileen Blank of Horsham, brother, John Blank of Horsham, four sons, Steve A. Blank and his wife Jessie (Chandlee) Blank of Brogue, Matthew J. Blank and his fiancé, Julie Wambold of Horsham, Keith M. Blank and Michael J. Blank of Horsham; his grandchildren Samuel and Millie Blank as well as many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in his passing by his father, John Blank.

Visitation will be held at 10:00 am, Thursday, May 12, 2022, at St. Catherine’s Church of Sienna, 321 Witmer Road Horsham, PA 19044 with a memorial mass beginning at 11:00 am, with the Father Joseph F. Rymdeika officiating.

The family would like to extend a heartfelt thank you to the staff at Jefferson Abington Hospital for the care and compassion they provided to Steve.

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Services

Visitation
Thursday
May 12, 2022

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
St. Catherine of Siena Catholic Church
321 Witmer Road
Horsham, PA 19044

Memorial Mass
Thursday
May 12, 2022

11:00 AM
St. Catherine of Siena Catholic Church
321 Witmer Road
Horsham, PA 19044

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