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World War II Veteran Celebrates 100th Birthday

By Staff | Sep 18, 2019
World War II veteran Ernest Blatt.

Ernest (Ernie) Blatt of Paden City, WV turns 100 on October 2, 2019. Born in Porter Falls, West Virginia, the son of Virgil and Iva Blatt, he served in World War II with the Navy/Marine Corp as a Navy Corpsman with the 1st Marine Division during the invasion of Guadalcana.

Ernie is a member of the VFW Post 6327, Sistersville, WV and American Legion Post 86, Paden City, WV. He retired from PPG Industries Natrium, WV and is a member of Mater Dolorosa Catholic Church, Paden City. The family requests you join them for a 100th birthday celebration honoring Ernie on Saturday, September 28, at 1 p.m. at the Fellowship Hall of the Paden Fork Chapel on Paden Fork road.

The party will be hosted by his wife Dorothy and their children. If unable to attend the birthday celebration, please send cards to 2048 Dutch Run Road, New Martinsville, WV, 26155.