PLYMOUTH NOTCH – The memorial service for Wayne E. Blanchard, 75, who died Feb. 3 after a prolonged illness, will be held Saturday, Feb. 9 at 11 a.m. at Union Christian Church in Plymouth Notch, followed by a gathering at Plymouth Town Hall. Private burial will be at a later date in Plymouth Notch Cemetery.
He was born Nov. 22, 1937, the son of James E. and Vivian Moore Blanchard of Plymouth Notch.
He graduated from Woodstock High School in 1955 and attended UVM for a time.
Mr. Blanchard was drafted in 1960 and assigned to the Army Corps of Engineers as a heavy equipment operator.
He enjoyed his career as operating engineer for almost 50 years.
Survivors include his wife of 46 years, Janet; three children, Todd, Millissa and Tiffany; three siblings, Phyllis Martin, Beverly Johnson and Nelson Blanchard; five grandchildren; and several nephews and nieces.
In lieu of flower, memorial contributions may be made to Visiting Nurses and Hospice in care of Cathy Hogan, PO Box 976, White River Junction, 05001.
This obituary first appeared in the Feb. 4, 2013 print edition of the Vermont Standard.
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