Joel Carl Blumsack, 79, currently of Sarasota, FL, passed away July 27, 2020. He was the son of Anna & Irving Blumsack of Lynn, MA. He received an Industrial Management degree from Lowell Technological Institute. He spent two years at Pratt and Whitney as a management trainee, 7 years in the National Guard, and the balance of his career for over 35 years at a division of Monsanto which was sold to Silgan Plastics, retiring as Director of Continual Improvement. He consulted for Silgan until age 69 when he fully retired. He had been married to his devoted wife, Judy Blumsack of Brookline, MA for 54 years. He was preceded in death by his son Craig, sister Sheila, wife Judy, and brother-in-law Jerry. He is survived by his sister and brother-in-law, Linda and William Lichtman and their children Joe and his wife Jen, as well as Seth and his wife Pam. He is survived by son Todd, daughter-in law Laurie and grandchildren Connor and Aidan. Joel is also survived by his niece and nephew, Lisa and Ron. A man beloved by his family and friends for his love of what made life important- family, friends, generosity, being kind to others, and always doing what was right. He will be dearly missed. In lieu of flowers, donations in his memory may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association in his wife Judy’s name.