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Peter E. Blessing

January 1, 2011

Peter E. Blessing, 65, passed away Saturday, January 1, 2011, at St. Elizabeth Health Care, Florence.

He was a resident of Union, Ky.

Peter was vice president of flight operations for ASTAR Air Cargo.

He was a proud veteran of the U.S. Navy and Naval Reserves, retiring with the rank of captain, and a member of St. Timothy Church.

Survivors include his wife, Linda Blessing; sons, Peter, Russell and Garrett; daughters, Amy, Molly and Katherine; brother, Robert Blessing; and three grandchildren, Carter, Tyler and Lindsey.

Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Thursday at Linnemann Funeral Home, Burlington, Ky., and Friday at St. Timothy Church, 9 to 10 a.m., in Union, Ky. A Mass of Christian Burial will follow at 10 a.m. Burial with Military Honors will occur in Arlington Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to Dept. of Development, Mayo Clinic, 200 First St., S.W. Rochester, MN 55902.

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