Peppler Funeral Home - Allentown
114 South Main Street
Allentown, NJ 08501
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Charles A. Blanchard Sr.

Obituary Condolences

Charles A. Blanchard, Sr. ALLENTOWN - Charles A. Blanchard, Sr., 79 of Allentown, passed away Friday, August 23, 2013 at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital, Hamilton. Born in Trenton, Charles was a longtime Allentown resident. He served in the Army National Guard and worked for Mercer Rubber, retiring after 38 years of service. Charles loved the outdoors and was an avid hunter and fisherman and in his retirement years, he and his wife loved to go on many cruises. Son of the late Edward and Lila Blanchard, he was predeceased by two grandsons, Matthew J. Blanchard and Kyle D. Stevenson. Charles is survived by his wife of 58 years, Ella Blanchard; his children, Charles A. Blanchard Jr., and his wife Sheila A. Bogner of New Egypt and Sharon Stevenson and her husband Drew of Southampton; his grandchildren, Charles A. Blanchard, III, Richard J. (R.J.) Blanchard, Kyle C. Abbott, Shannon T. Abbott, Bradley M. Stevenson, his granddaughter-in-law, Jennifer Blanchard; two sister, Joan Butcher of Fl and Gloria Facey of Bordentown as well as many nieces and nephews. A visitation will be held from 5-8pm on Wednesday, August 28th with a funeral service starting at 8pm at the Peppler Funeral Home, 114 S. Main St. Allentown. Interment will be private at the convenience of the family. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Fresenius Medical Center, 2 Hamilton Sq. Place, Hamilton Sq., NJ 08690 or to the Allentown First Aid Squad, PO Box 252, Allentown, NJ 08501.

Published in The Trentonian on Aug. 25, 2013
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