Babysitting, raising children and spending time with family made the life of Blanche Camps complete, but her most recent joy in life was caring for her great-grandson, Sailor.
Blanche Camps, 80, of Washington passed away peacefully at home with her loving family by her side.
She was born August 23, 1940 in Avella, a daughter of Frank and Cecelia Milk Cukrzynski.
Mrs. Camps was a member of St. James Parish in Washington at Immaculate conception Church.
For many years she was a clerk at the former Veihman’s Pharmacy in Tylerdale and later became a nanny for the Vermillia family. She enjoyed cooking, baking and caring for her family.
On November 11, 1961 in Immaculate Conception Church, she married Vincent James Camps, who survives.
Surviving are her three children John Camps , Thomas (Kandy) Camps, and Jamie (Steven) Pratt all of Washington; Her grandchildren Cecilia (Klint) Knox who she raised as her own, John Camps, Alaina Camps, Vincent (Kelly) Camps, Julia Camps, Christina Pratt, and Erica Pratt; and three great-children, Sailor Knox and Hunter and Dakota Reedy.
Also surviving are two sisters Stephanie Workman and Lottie (Jim) Donley both of Washington. As well as several nieces and nephews.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by sisters Mary (Tom) Noviski and Julia Dinch and brothers John Sugar Cukrzynski, Frank Cukrzynski, Ted Cukrzynski, and Stevie Cukrzynski.
Friends will be received from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Sunday in Dale D. DeAngelo Funeral Home at 1290 Jefferson Avenue in Washington. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10:00 a.m. Monday August 31, 2020 in Immaculate Conception Worship Site of St. James Parish Washington. Interment will follow in Immaculate Conception Cemetery.
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