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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.




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


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