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.
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Published by New York Times on Apr. 1, 2010.