Cherry Blake, community leader, passes away

February 8, 2013 Heather Chin
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Rest in peace, Cherry M. Blake.

Blake, who served as recording secretary for the 78 Precinct Community Council, was an active community leader and advocate for residents of Park Slope and Clinton Hill. Her sister, Pauline Blake, currently serves as Council President and was the former president of Brooklyn Community Board 6.

Details for the viewing, funeral mass, and condolence address are below, as provided by the Precinct Council:

The viewing will be held Sunday, February 10, 2013 from 2 – 4 pm and 7 – 9 pm at Duffy Funeral Home (255 Ninth Street, between 4th & 5th Avenues, Brooklyn).

The funeral mass will be held Monday, February 11, 2013 at 9:45 am at St. Augustine Roman Catholic Church (116 Sixth Avenue, between Park Place & Sterling Place, Brooklyn)

Condolence cards can be sent to the Blake family, 54 St. Marks Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11217 or c/o 78 Precinct Community Council, 78 Precinct, 65 Sixth Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11217.

The Blakes thank everyone for their thoughts and prayers in the family’s time of grief.


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