Mr. Ronald Patrick Blinsinger Sr. died Friday at St. Mary's Hospital in Amsterdam, where he had been a patient for two weeks. He was born November 19, 1936, in Amsterdam, a son of Stephen and Mary Ward Blinsinger and was a lifelong resident of the Amsterdam area. Ron graduated from the former Wilber H. Lynch High School in 1956. He served with the U.S. Army with the Eighth Infantry in Germany. Ron was employed by the Greater Amsterdam School District as Head Custodian until his retirement.