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Roy George Blanchard
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Birth: Oct. 6, 1918
Mount Holly
Rutland County
Vermont, USA
Death: Dec. 12, 2007
Merrimack County
New Hampshire, USA

Son of Guy Alexander Blanchard and Helen Velma Maranville; brother of Albert James and Cecil Guy Blanchard.

Roy married first Flora Lorraine Martin abt. 1939; the couple had three known children: Kevin Lee, Roy Timothy and Terrance Earle Blanchard. This marriage ended in divorce.

As his second wife, Roy wed Bernardine Adelaide Hicks 25 Jul 1946 in Pittsburg, Coos Co., NH. They were the parents of four known children: Eric Guy, Gregory A., Cynthia Marion and Jonathan Roy "John" Blanchard.

"News and Sentinel" [Colebrook, Coos Co., NH], Dec 2007 [online transcription]:

DEERING, New Hampshire -- Mr. Roy G. Blanchard, of Deering, NH, passed away with his family at his side on Wednesday afternoon, December 12, 2007, in Concord, NH.

Mr. Blanchard was born October 6, 1918, in Mt. Holly, Vt., son of the late Guy A. Blanchard and Helen [Maranville] Blanchard.

He attended school in Vermont and married Bernadine A. Hicks in 1946. Mr. Blanchard was a truck driver for his entire working life. He enjoyed the outdoors, doing word search puzzles, and watching professional wrestling on television. But his greatest love was his family and spending time with them.

Mr. Blanchard leaves behind his beloved wife of 61 years, Bernadine Blanchard of Deering, NH; two sons, Gregory A. Blanchard, Sr. of Pittsfield, NH, and John R. Blanchard of Henniker, NH; a daughter, Cynthia Christian and husband, Keith, of Fitzwilliam, NH; 15 grandchildren, 15 great-grandchildren, and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.

He is preceded in death by a son, Eric Blanchard, a brother and a sister.

At the family's request, there were [no?] calling hours. A graveside service was conducted on Sunday, May 18, 2008, at 1:00 p.m. at the family plot in the Hollow Cemetery in Pittsburg, NH.

Expressions of sympathy in Mr. Blanchard's memory may be made to the Deering Fire/Rescue, c/o Chief Andy Anderson, 762 Deering Center Road, Deering, NH 03244.
Family links: 
  Guy Alexander Blanchard (1888 - 1968)
  Helen Velma Maranville Blanchard (1890 - 1971)
  Bernardine Adelaide Hicks Blanchard (1927 - 2010)
  Cecil Guy Blanchard (1916 - 1918)*
  Roy George Blanchard (1918 - 2007)
*Calculated relationship
Pittsburg Hollow Cemetery
Coos County
New Hampshire, USA
Maintained by: J.K.Erickson
Originally Created by: Carol Page Tilson
Record added: Jan 05, 2013
Find A Grave Memorial# 103131302
Roy George Blanchard
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A few flowers of remembrance for a distant Maranville cousin.
- cpt
 Added: Jan. 5, 2013

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