CW2 Lawrence B. Blight was a potential VHPA member who died after his tour in Vietnam on 07/13/2014
Vestal, NY
Flight Class 69-3
Served in the U.S. Army
Served in Vietnam with A/158 AVN 101 ABN in 69-70
Call sign in Vietnam GHOST RIDER
This information was provided by Barry Geller, Sammie Williams

More detail on this person: Lawrence B. Blight, 66, of Vestal, went to be with his Lord on Sunday, July 13, 2014. He was predeceased by his parents, Jack and Marie Blight and his aunt, Florence Duffy. He is survived by his beloved wife of 44 years, Christine A. Blight, Vestal; one son and daughter-in-law, Andrew and Lois Blight, Endwell; three precious granddaughters, Emily, Kristen and Jacqueline; one sister, Judith Blight, Brooklyn, NY; one brother and sister-in-law, Thomas and Tina Blight, Luzerne, PA; two nephews, Thomas and Brian Blight. He was a member of Our Lady of Sorrows Church, Vestal, was a retired employee of L3 Link Flight Simulation, retiring after 30 years of service and a Veteran of Vietnam, serving in the U.S. Army, with the rank of Chief Warrant Officer where he was a helicopter pilot in the 101st Airborne Division of the 158th Aviation Battalion (Ghost Riders). Larry was a lifelong aviator and enjoyed flying with Andy in their private plane. Larry enjoyed taking his granddaughters to Unity Stables in Montrose for their horseback riding lessons. Funeral services will be held on Thursday at 9:30 a.m. from the Allen Memorial Home, 511-513 East Main Street, Endicott followed by a Funeral Mass at 10 a.m. at Our Lady of Sorrows Church, Vestal. Burial will be in Riverhurst Cemetery, Endicott. The family will receive friends at the Allen Memorial Home on Wednesday from 4-7 p.m. Expressions of sympathy in Larry's memory may be made to the charity of one's choice.

Published in Binghamton Press & Sun-Bulletin from July 15 to July 17, 2014

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