WINTER HARBOR – Henry N. Blair, 93, died Wednesday, Aug. 11, 2004, at his home in Winter Harbor. He was born Sept. 12, 1910, in Southbridge, Mass., the son of Nelson and Alice (Smith) Blair. Henry worked for Sikorsky for several years during World War II, manufacturing aircraft parts. While there, he participated in constructing and successfully flying the first helicopter. After the war, Henry worked for Johnson and Johnson Wax Company for several years. Following his service to Johnson and Johnson, he began working for Merchant Mutual Insurance Company, eventually opening and operating his own insurance agency in Milford, Conn. Henry was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church in Ellsworth, and was a life member of the American Philatelist Association. He was also active with the Milford, Conn. Volunteer Fire Department. He is survived by his wife of 20 years, Laila Sabrina (Svarstad) Blair of Winter Harbor; three sons, Wilson Blair and his partner, Gertrude Paquette, and Reed Blair and his wife, Barbara, all of Milford, Conn., and Warren Blair and his wife, Mildred “Molly”, of Winter Harbor; three stepchildren, Maud S. Hayward and her partner, David L. Perry Jr., of Milbridge, John G. Gocha of Los Angeles, Calif., and Michelle Silvestrone and her husband, Joe, of Gouldsboro; 11 grandchildren, four great-grandchildren, many nieces, nephews, and cousins. He was predeceased by his first wife, Edna M. Blair in 1977. Henry will also be missed by his “Golden” friend, Kon”tessa”. Funeral services will be held 11 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 14, at the Bragdon-Kelley-Campbell Funeral Home, 215 Main St., Ellsworth, with the Rev. Scott Mower officiating. Interment will be at Greenwood Cemetery, Winter Harbor. Gifts in memory of Henry may be sent to Michelle Silvestrone, 14 Old Route 1, Gouldsboro, ME 04607, to benefit the Winter Harbor Volunteer Fire Department and Hospice of Hancock County. Arrangements are by Bragdon-Kelley-Campbell Funeral Home, Milbridge.