Wayland  Blowe

Wayland L. "Larry" Blowe

March 17, 1934 - February 28, 2020
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Wayland Lawrence Blowe, 85, a 25-year resident of Annapolis and previously of Temple Hills, MD, passed away on February 28, 2020 at the Mandrin Inpatient Care Center after suffering more than 2 years with dementia. Known to family and friends as Larry, he was born on March 17, 1934 in Whaleyville, VA to the late Wayland and Betty Blowe. Larry graduated from Whaleyville High School in 1951. He served 4 years of active duty in the U.S. Air Force then continued to serve his country as a member of the Air Force Reserve.
Larry graduated from the University of Maryland in 1964 with an Accounting degree and went to work for Price Waterhouse. He later worked for the Inter American Development Bank and finally the International Monetary Fund where he worked for 25 years before retiring. Larry was a member of American Legion Post #7. He enjoyed reading, gardening and traveling, especially on cruises. His greatest joy though came from the time he spent with his grandchildren.
In addition to his parents, Larry was preceded in death by two brothers, Harvey Lee Blowe and Leroy Blowe and a sister, Estelle Lewis. He is survived by his devoted wife of 59 years, Patricia A. Blowe; one daughter, Denise Moore (Mark) of Edgewater, MD, one brother, Jessie T. Blowe of Chattanooga, TN; three sisters, Ethel Fanny of Suffolk, VA, Mary Ellen Mottley of Chesapeake, VA and Earnestine Leicester of Ahoski, NC; and two grandchildren, Michael and Kaitlyn Moore of Edgewater.
Friends are invited to celebrate Larry’s life with his family on Thursday, March 5, from 11 a.m. until his funeral service begins at 12 p.m. at the Kalas Funeral Home and Crematory, 2973 Solomons Island Road, Edgewater. Burial will follow at the Maryland Veterans Cemetery in Crownsville.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Hospice of the Chesapeake, Mandrin Inpatient Care Center, 90 Ritchie Highway, Pasadena, MD 21122 or online at In either case, please specify that the donation is in memory of Wayland L. Blowe.

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  • Visitation

    Thursday, March 5th, 2020 | 11:00am - 12:00pm
    Thursday, March 5th, 2020 11:00am - 12:00pm
    Kalas Funeral Home & Crematory-Edgewater
    2973 Solomons Island Road
    EDGEWATER, MD 21037
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
  • Service

    Thursday, March 5th, 2020 | 12:00pm
    Thursday, March 5th, 2020 12:00pm
    Kalas Funeral Home & Crematory-Edgewater
    2973 Solomons Island Road
    EDGEWATER, MD 21037
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
  • Interment

    Maryland Veterans Cemetery Crownsville
    1122 Sunrise Beach Road
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email


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Marie & Jeff Halka

Posted at 10:27am
Pat, Denise and family -

Our community has lost a treasured member - Larry has been very much in our thoughts during his struggle these last 2 years. His warmth and friendliness will always be remembered. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.

Marie & Jeff

Kim Staniszewski

Posted at 11:26am

My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.


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