C. Eugene Blum, 85, of Warren, formerly of Youngsville died on Saturday November 26, 2022, in St. Vincent Hospital Erie, PA.

Gene was born in Sheffield, PA, on November 18, 1937, the son of the late Michael and Mary Scersko Blum. He was employed for the former Struthers Wells Corporation for 35 years as a grinder, and crane operator, retiring from there in 1993. Gene also worked part time for the U.S Forest Service as a senior employee and worked on the construction of the Kinzua Dam and the Sheffield Sewage Plant. He was an avid fisherman and loved taking trips to Old Forge, NY and Lake Placid, NY.

He was a member of St. Luke’s R.C. Church, Youngsville. On July 3, 1965, he married Rose E. Lucia, they spent 56 loving years together before her passing in June of this year.

Eugene is survived by his loving son Christopher S. Blum of Warren; one sister Mary Louise Burns and husband Larry, of Sheffield; two nieces; one nephew and numerous cousins.

In addition to his parents and wife, Gene was preceded in death by one son Angelo E. Blum.

Friends may call at St. Joseph R.C. Church, 600 Pennsylvania Ave.,West, Warren, on Thursday December 1, 2022, from 10:00 to 11:00 am. Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11:00 am in the church with Rev. Richard Tomasone, pastor, officiating. Burial will take place in St. Joseph Cemetery, Warren, PA. The Donald E. Lewis Funeral Home Inc., Warren, has been entrusted with the funeral arrangements. Those wishing to place memorials may do so through a charity of one’s choice. E-mail condolences may be sent by visiting www.lewisfuneralhomeinc.com