Obituary of Warren L. Blowers
Warren Linton Blowers of Boonton passed away suddenly at home on Friday, March 18, 2022. He was 83.
Warren was born in Glen Ridge, NJ to Merald and Eloise (Linton) Blowers and grew up in Boonton with his brother and sister. He graduated from Boonton High School in 1956 and joined the U.S. Army in 1959. Warren married his loving wife, Gail (nee Chammings) and they celebrated 54 years of marriage.
Warren was the proud owner and operator of Montville Florist; affectionately known to many as “flowers by blowers” for 39 years.
He was a parishioner and former vestry member of St. John’s Episcopal Church in Boonton. He enjoyed playing golf as a member of Peace Pipe Country Club; loved fishing and making memories with his family while spending their summers on Nantucket Island.
Warren was an active member of the Boonton Fire Department for 62 years. He joined the Board of Fire Wardens in 1960, holding the position of Foreman before they transitioned into the current Salvage and Rescue Co. #1 and became the company’s first Captain. Warren held many other positions within the department, throughout his years as a firefighter.
Warren was also a member of the Boonton Kiwanis First Aid Squad, proud lifetime member of the Boonton/Boonton Township PBA and honorary member of the Montville Fire Department.
He was predeceased by his parents, his brother, M. Thomas Blowers; and his daughter-in-law, Melissa Beiermeister. Warren is survived by his beloved wife, Gail; his sons, Bill Beiermeister (Kasia Lydzinski, significant other) and Bobby Beiermeister (Susan Monte, significant other); his daughters, Judy (Nick) Sorochynskyj and Debby (Bob) Cuozzo; his daughter-in-law, Kathy Beiermeister; his sister, Kathleen Palansky of Chicago, IL; his grandchildren Tara (Patrick), Bill (Cynthia), Corinne, Stephanie (Steven), Emily (John), Robby, Meghan and Robert; his great-grandchildren Ava, Owen, Ella, Wyatt, Addison, Ashley, Savannah, James and Baby Beesley due in August; and several nieces and nephews.
Memorial visitation will be held Friday, March 25th from 4:00 to 7:00 pm at Codey & Mackey Funeral Home, Boonton. The funeral service will be Saturday, March 26th at 10:00 am in St. John’s Episcopal Church, Boonton, followed by his inurnment at Rockaway Valley Cemetery, Boonton Twp.
In lieu of flowers, donations to the BFD Relief Association, c/o Boonton Fire Department, 100 Washington St, Boonton, NJ, 07005 or Wounded Warrior Project would be deeply appreciated.
107 Essex Avenue
Boonton, NJ 07005
Richard J. Codey, Owner/Manager, NJ Lic. #3175