He is survived by his spouse of 57 years, Barbara; daughter, Lisa Marcoux, Perryville, MD; son, J A Blodgett, Deer Park, WA; daughter Susan Blodgett, Spokane, WA; daughter, Jill Revere, Chandler, AZ; sister, Nancy Stein, Spokane; cousins, Dan Blodgett, Green Valley, AZ, and Ann Heineman, Spokane; numerous nieces and nephews and 26 grandchildren.
Tom was born in Chicago, IL, but moved to Spokane at two months of age.
He attended Hamilton Grade School, John Rogers High School and Washington State University.
As a teenager and young man he worked for his father, James Blodgett, at Blodgett Mercantile, the family business.
His final employment was with Wyeth Ayerst Pharmaceuticals.
After 27 years as a Pharmaceutical Representative, he retired and spent winters in Yuma, AZ.
Family suggests contributions to Hospice of Yuma, www.hospiceofyuma.com, in lieu of flowers.