1949 Don 2022

Don S. Blanchard

May 13, 1949 — February 28, 2022

Don S. Blanchard, 72, of Smyrna, passed away Monday, February 28, 2022 at Crouse Hospital in Syracuse.

He was born on May 13, 1949 in Hamilton, a son of the late John E. and J. Frances Seymour Blanchard and was a graduate of Sherburne-Earlville High School. Don was a farmer who worked on the family farm, Blanchard Farms in Smyrna until retiring. He loved the outdoors and enjoyed hunting.

Don was a member of the Smyrna United Methodist Church and a very active and dedicated member of the Smyrna Fire Department and had served as Assistant Chief. He was a supporter of the National Rifle Association.

Surviving are his aunt, Caroline Thompson of Smyrna and her family; cousins, Kent and Bonnie Blanchard of Sherburne; Jeffrey and Sarah Blanchard and son Adam of Smyrna; Ron Blanchard of Florida and daughters Katie and Zachary Quackenbush and family of Oxford, Liza and Joel Cummings and family of Norwich; Bucky and Linda Blanchard of Sherburne; Lee and Andrew Excell and son, Jonah of Smyrna; Erica Blanchard and Dan and their girls, Riley and Liz of Smyrna; Barbara and Michael Marso and children, Emily, Joseph and James Marson of Hamilton; Cathy and Sam Arena of Rochester; Susan Thompson of Smyrna, Vicky and Robert Tracy of Earlville; Karen and Glenn Jaquay of Cassville; Lisa and Ernie Schraft of Earlville; Linda and Michael Wells of Morris; Bruce and Barb Thompson of Smyrna; Bill and Valerie Thompson of Saratoga Springs; and the Seymour family.

Funeral services will be held at 8pm Friday, March 4, 2022 from the Burgess & Tedesco Funeral Home, 10 S. Main St., Sherburne.

Interment will be in the West Hill Cemetery, Sherburne in the spring.

Friends are invited to call at the funeral home on Friday from 6-8pm prior to the service.

The Smyrna Fire Department and Emergency Squad will conduct their service at 7pm.

Contributions in Don’s memory may be made to the Smyrna Fire Department, PO Box 23, Smyrna, NY 13464 or to the Smyrna United Methodist Church.

To send a condolence and sign the Book of Memories online go to www.burgessandtedescofuneralhomes.com

 

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Service Schedule

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Visitation

Friday, March 4, 2022

6:00 - 8:00pm (Eastern time)

Burgess and Tedesco Funeral Home (Sherburne)

10 S. Main Stree, P.O. Box 341, Sherburne, NY 13460

The Smyrna Fire Department and Emergency Squad will conduct their service at 7pm.

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Funeral Service

Friday, March 4, 2022

Starts at 8:00pm (Eastern time)

Burgess and Tedesco Funeral Home (Sherburne)

10 S. Main Stree, P.O. Box 341, Sherburne, NY 13460

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