William F. “Bill” Blanchard, 70, passed away Thursday, December 7, 2017.
Born in Hartford, CT, Bill was a son of the late William Frederick Blanchard, Jr. and Mary Plummer Blanchard. He was co-owner, with his wife, of B&B Tile Company and was a Navy veteran who served at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, in the early 70’s.
Bill was an active member of St. Margaret Mary Catholic Church where he was a former Eucharistic Minister and a member of the Knights of Columbus. He was an avid sports fan, but more importantly a man who was devoted to his family. He received his BA in Social work at North Georgia State College, Dahlonega.
Surviving are his wife, Susan Senopole Blanchard; daughter, Jacquelyn Peck (John); son, Anthony Eterno; sisters, Jacqueline, Karen and Lori; and five grandchildren. He was preceded in death by a son, Joey Eterno.
A Memorial Mass will be held at 12:00 p.m. on Saturday, January 20, 2018 at St. Margaret Mary Catholic Church.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to St. Margaret Mary Church, or to the Basilica of St. Lawrence.