SCHACHTER--Blanche, of Agawam, MA died March 31st at 86. She was born in Brooklyn, NY and graduated from Hunter College. Blanche was a retired NYC schoolteacher. In retirement, she was a tennis coach, tennis instructor and dog trainer. Blanche had been a catcher for the Kenosha Comets (AAGPBL) and the Long Island Jewels (AGSL). She is survived by her niece Paula and her nephew Barry. A graveside service will be at New Montefiore Cemetery in Pinelawn, NY today, Thursday, April 1st at 1pm. Donations to Jewish Family Service of Rhode Island.
Published in New York Times on Apr. 1, 2010.