David L. Blanchard

David L. Blanchard

AGE: 71 • Wilmington, DE

David L. Blanchard, 71, of Wilmington, DE passed away on April 15 2014. David served his country in the U.S. Navy. He was employed with Mafco Worldwide in Camden, NJ, retiring with 20 plus years of service as maintenance supervisor. David was an avid reader, he enjoyed the time spent with his family and could always be found with his loving dog Meiling by his side.

David was preceded in death by his sons, William and Timothy Addison and his brother Michael Blanchard. He is survived by his beloved wife of 35 years, Patricia Blanchard; his daughter and son in-law, Helen and Raymond Carr of Erial, NJ; grandchildren, Nicole and Matthew Deale, Krystal Carr and fiancé Robert Wilson, Raymond Carr, Jr. Mark Carr and great grandchildren, Taryn and Eric Carr, Mena Deale, Alivia Deale, Chase Wilson, Jayden Deale and Jaden Carr.

A viewing will be held on Tuesday evening April 22, from 6-7 pm. with a service at 7pm. in the McCrery and Harra Funeral Home, 3710 Kirkwood Highway Wilmington, DE 19808. A graveside service will be Wednesday morning at 11am. in All Saints Cemetery, Wilmington, DE. Flowers will be accepted or contributions may be made to Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, 3401 Civic Center Blvd., Family Relations, 8th Floor. Philadelphia, PA 19104. To send messages of condolence please visit www.mccreryandharra.com.

Funeral Home

McCrery & Harra Funeral Homes & Crematory Inc
3710 Kirkwood Hwy Wilmington, DE 19808
(302) 478-2204

Published in Courier-Post from Apr. 19 to Apr. 20, 2014