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George Robert Blanchard

July 30, 1947 ~ April 25, 2019 (age 71)

Obituary

HOLYOKE

George Robert Blanchard, age 71, of Holyoke, formerly of South Hadley, passed away at home Thursday April 25, 2019. George was born in Holyoke, son of the late Edward J. and Cecile L. (Benoit) Blanchard, and attended Holyoke schools. He was a machinist for many years at Tubed Products in Easthampton. George enjoyed billiards games and his trips to the casino. He was predeceased by his wife Carol (Renfrow) Blanchard. He is survived by two sisters: Darlene A. Courchesne and her husband Donald of Holyoke, and Theresa O. Bergeron, as well as many nephews, great-nephews and great-nieces. Besides his parents and wife, George was predeceased by two brothers: Norman Blanchard and Edward J. Blanchard, as well as his brother-in-law Philip Bergeron. The funeral will be held Tuesday April 30 at 10:00am from the Barry J. Farrell Funeral Home, 2049 Northampton Street, followed by Mass at 11:00am in Blessed Sacrament Church. Burial will be in St. Rose Cemetery, South Hadley. Calling hours are Monday April 29 from 4:00 to 7:00pm. In lieu of flowers, consider donations to the COPD Foundation, 3300 Ponce de Leon Blvd, Miami, Florida 33134

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Services

Visitation
Monday
April 29, 2019

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Barry J. Farrell Funeral Home
2049 Northampton Street
Holyoke, MA 01040

Funeral Procession
Tuesday
April 30, 2019

10:00 AM
Barry J. Farrell Funeral Home
2049 Northampton Street
Holyoke, MA 01040

Funeral Mass
Tuesday
April 30, 2019

11:00 AM
Blessed Sacrament Church
1945 Northampton Street
Holyoke, MA 01040

Burial
Tuesday
April 30, 2019

St. Rose Cemetery
Route 202
South Hadley, MA 01075

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