Gerald W. Blaisdell,
71, husband of Cheryl (Estrella) Blaisdell of Wildes Court, Ipswich,
died Saturday, February 3, 2018 in the Anna Jaques Hospital,
Born in Waseca, MN
on November 10, 1946, son of the late Leroy G. and Blanche H. (Prail)
Blaisdell, he was raised in Waseca where he graduated public
schools. During the years of Vietnam he served proudly with the U.S.
Navy. For many years Gerry was employed by the Town of Ipswich at
the waste management center.
Gerry loved his
time fishing, reading his favorite books and most of all spending
time with his family and friends. He was a lifetime member of
the John T Heard Masonic Lodge AF&AM of Ipswich and Amvets Post 201
In addition to his
wife Cheryl he is survived by three daughters, Ana Mellow and
Melissa Bledsoe both of Ipswich, Theresa Hartford of Peabody; five
grandchildren; a sister, Sharon Stein of MN; sister-in-law Dottie
Elwell of Essex; three nieces, Paula and Miranda Johnson both of
Essex, Patricia Brown of NH; a nephew, Andrew Brown of NH and many
nieces, nephews and cousins in MN. He was the brother of the late
James Blaisdell formerly of Essex, Ronald Blaisdell, Lee Blaisdell,
Betty Blaisdell and Jean Francis all formerly of MN.
His funeral Service
will be held Sunday, 11 am following an hour of visitation from 10
am in the Whittier-Porter Funeral Home, 6 High Street, Ipswich.
Family and friends are respectfully welcomed. His interment will be
In lieu of flowers
memorial contributions in his name may be made to any Veterans