1926 – 2016
Boscawen, NH – Lillian H. (Buchholz) Blanchette, 89, passed away on Saturday, December 17, 2016 surrounded by her family at Concord Hospital. She was the loving wife of the late Robert J. Blanchette and was the youngest of seven children. Lillian was the daughter of the late Wilhelm “William” Buchholz and Olga (Liedtke) Buchholz.
Lillian was born and resided in New Britain, CT for 70 years until she moved to Boscawen in 1998. She was a devoted member of St. Matthews Lutheran Church in New Britain. She is survived by her three children and their families, Dennis Blanchette and his wife Janet of Thompson, CT and their three children, Daniel Blanchette and his wife Lisa of Pomfret, CT, Ellen Blanchette and her fiancé Anna of Salem, MA, and Alison Blanchette and her partner Justin of Manchester, CT, Denise McMahon and her husband Kevin and their three children Erin, Colleen, and Jennifer all of Boscawen, NH; Daniel Blanchette and fiancé Stephanie of Westminster, CO, and his son Marshall of Northglenn, CO; her sister in-law, Irene Buchholz of Irvington, VA; and several nieces and nephews. Lillian was well loved and enjoyed spending time with her family. She is predeceased by five brothers and one sister.
A memorial service will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Thursday, December 22, 2016 in the Gilman Funeral Home, 104 Church St., Putnam. Burial will take place at a later date.
Memorial donations may be made to Pope Memorial S.P.C.A., 94 Silk Farm Rd. Concord, NH 03301. For memorial guestbook visit www.GilmanAndValade.com.