Gladys M. Blanchard SchenectadyGladys M. Blanchard, 92, died Saturday, March 29, 2014. Gladys was born in Ballston Spa, NY, the daughter of the late Robert and Nellie (Williams) Hickok Sr. She was educated in Schenectady City Schools and graduated from Draper High School, class of 1939. Gladys was a loving and caring homemaker and a longtime member of Lisha Kill Reformed Church. In 1960, she relocated to Lantana, FL with her family. After her husband's retirement, they moved to Graham, NC. They returned to the Capital District in 2005. Gladys was predeceased by her husband, Earl C. Blanchard Jr.; their daughters, Deborah Jean Blanchard, who passed away in 1959 and Margaret Ann Blanchard, who passed away in 2004 and her brother, Robert Hickok Jr. She is survived by her son, Stephen (Sherilyn) Blanchard of Ticonderoga; three grandsons, Joshua, Timothy and Jonathan (Jocelyn) Blanchard; great-grandchildren, Jeremy (three), Jayna (almost two) and a third on the way; two sisters, Jennie Hickok and Rachel Phillips and several nieces and nephews and their families. The funeral service will be 1 p.m. Thursday at Daly Funeral Home, 242 McClellan St., Schenectady. A calling hour will precede the service from 12 noon to 1 p.m. at the funeral home. Interment will be in Evergreen Memorial Park, Colonie. To leave a special message for the family online, visit www.DalyFuneralHome.com.
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Daly Funeral Home Inc. - Schenectady
242 McClellan Street
Schenectady, NY 12304
Published in The Daily Gazette Co. from Apr. 1 to Apr. 2, 2014