Maurice J. Blanchard, Sr.


Maurice J. Blanchard, Sr., 77, of Rome died November 21, 2021. He was born November 11, 1944, in Rome, NY, the son of Floyd and Stella Reyome Blanchard. On June 12, 1965, he married Loretta Angell in Rome, NY. She died May 31, 2012. Maurice worked for American Alloy Steel for 19 years. He enjoyed being with his family, hunting, and fishing.

He is survived by his children, Maurice Blanchard, Jr. and Jennifer, Rick Blanchard, Antoinette Owen and Dennis, Thomas Blanchard and Christine Montana, Susan Haley and Dale, and Melissa Blanchard and Frank Salerno; his grandchildren, Timothy, Terrah, Desiree, Brittany, Kylee, Danielle, Nicole, Ashley, Candice, Autumn, Alissa, and Liliana; and twelve great-grandchildren.

The family would like to thank Rome Health for their wonderful care, compassion, and many kindnesses.

Funeral services will be held 1 p.m. Friday at Prince-Boyd & Hyatt Home for Funerals, Inc., 210 W. Court St., Rome. Burial will be in Evergreen Cemetery. Relatives and friends may call at the Home for Funerals Friday from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

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