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William Blanchard Obituary

William Bill Blanchard
William Bill Blanchard

June 1, 1947 - December 7, 2017
Born in Hartford, CT
Resided in Swannanoa, NC
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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.

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St. Margaret Mary Catholic Church
102 Andrews Place
Swannanoa, NC 28778
Saturday, January 20, 2018
12:00 PM

 

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