Josephine Blanchard(1923 - 2014)

Josephine M. Blanchard

1923 ~ 2014

Josephine M. Blanchard, age 91, passed away peacefully on July 25, 2014. "Jo" was born in Pennsylvania to the late George and Pauline Sladek. Beside her parents, Jo was preceded in death by her husbands Walter Hoover and Ralph Blanchard, brother Joseph Sladek, and sisters Helen Dey and Mary Czupich.

Survivors include her son Robert Hoover, daughter Carol Beliech, stepdaughters Brenda Hagendorfer and Beverly Tidwell, stepson Robert Blanchard, sisters Olga Atwood and Agnes Akers, 12 grandchildren, 17 great grandchildren, and 1 great great grandchild.

Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, July 30, 2014 at Oak Lawn Funeral Home. The family will receive friends from 11:00 AM until 12:00, immediately followed by a brief service. Interment will follow at Barrancas National Cemetery at 1:15 PM. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Felix MIGA Senior Community Center located at 904 North 57th Avenue, Pensacola FL 850-453-7431. Condolences may be made to the family at

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Published in Pensacola News Journal on July 29, 2014