Eugene ‘Gene’ C. Bloodgood Sr.

Eugene ‘Gene’ C. Bloodgood Sr.

Eugene “Gene” C. Bloodgood Sr., 70, of Pine Plains passed away in Falls Village, Connecticut on March 4, 2024, surrounded by his loving family. He was born in Valley Stream, New York, the son of Clarence and Frieda (Rau) Bloodgood. At the age of 13, his family moved to Stanfordville. In 1972, he graduated from Stissing Mountain High School. At 16, he began his career as a butcher at Meiller’s Slaughter House in Pine Plains until his retirement in 2019. He married his wife Lara “Kim” (Hoyt) Bloodgood in 1976 and together they moved to Pine Plains. Gene was a hard working man, who had a multitude of talents. He could build anything and was always willing to lend a helping hand to anyone in need. Gene’s family was always his first priority.

In his free time, Gene enjoyed hunting, fishing, boating and camping, especially camping with his family in the Adirondacks. Saranac Lake, Lake George, and Ticonderoga were some of his favorite towns to visit with his family. He also enjoyed watching baseball and football and was an avid Mets and Jets fan.

Gene is survived by his four children: Heidi Bathrick (Kenny), Christina Swartz (Fred), Eugene Bloodgood Jr. (Cady), and Michelle Campbell (Jason). Gene is also survived by his six grandchildren: Alyssa, Liam, Emma, Wyatt, Lara and Kimberly. Gene is also survived by his mother Frieda Bloodgood, in addition to his brother, John Bloodgood (Ellen).

He was predeceased by his wife Lara in 2019, in addition to his father and brother Charles Bloodgood and sister-in-law Connie.

A time for sharing memories and offering condolences will be held on Friday March 8, 2024, from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. at Peck & Peck Funeral Homes, 7749 South Main St. Pine Plains, NY. At 12:30pm, a graveside service will be conducted in Stanford Cemetery, Stanfordville, with Rev. Andrew Smith officiating.

In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to the American Lung Association.

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