William "Bill" Blanchard
1933 - 2021
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William "Bill" Blanchard
William R. Blanchard, 87, of Vernon, passed away Monday, January 11, 2021. Born in Franklin on May 23, 1933 to the late Frederick and Julia (Rapole) Blanchard, Bill lived most of his life in the Franklin Hamburg area, retiring to Melbourne Beach Fl in 1998. He moved back to NJ in 2019.
Bill was a proud United States Air Force Veteran who served during the Korean Conflict.
Bill was predeceased by his wife, Ginny in May 2019. He is survived by his sons, Michael and his wife Nancy of Vernon, Thomas and his fiancé Lynn Fitzpatrick of Calabash, NC; his grandchildren Cody Blanchard, Ashley McInerney and her husband Michael, Kimberly Wawzyanick and her husband Bernie, Brittany Hoag and her husband David, Kelsey Blanchard and her fiancé Timothy Payton: his great grandchildren Colt Blanchard, Adaline and Eli McInerney, Nathan Wawzyanick and Brayden and Julia Hoag ; his brother Ted Blanchard and his wife Iva of North Carolina and his sister in law Janet Bayles, along with nieces and nephews.
Graveside Services will be held at the Northern NJ Veterans Cemetery in Sparta NJ on February 19, 2021 at 2:30 pm.

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Published in The New Jersey Herald from Feb. 12 to Feb. 14, 2021.
MEMORIAL EVENTS
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19
Graveside service
02:30 PM
Northern NJ Veterans Cemetery
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February 17, 2021
I am so sorry for your loss.
Bill is going to be very missed at the Franklin Senior Center.
He was just such a pleasure to have with us , always keeping us laughing.
My thoughts and prayers are with you.
Anna Fischer
Anna Fischer
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February 15, 2021
Certainly miss our longtime friend and fellow Floridian! We had a lot of great years of good times and dinners. We miss you both!
Marylou and Larry weismantel
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February 13, 2021
MEMBERS AND STAFF OF THE FRANKLIN SENIOR CITIZEN CENTER SEND SINCERE CONDOLENCES TO FAMILY MEMBERS AND FRIENDS AT THE PASSING OF OUR GOOD FRIEND BILL BLANCHARD. HE SHALL BE MISSED BY ALL.
ANA FISCHER
DIRECTOR F. S. C. C.
MJK
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