1949 – 2021
Danielson – Robert “Bob” Blanchette, 71, of Gladys St., passed away on Tuesday, September 28, 2021. Born in Moosup, CT, he was the son of the late Lillian Blanchette.
Mr. Blanchette worked as a truck driver for Foxwoods and was a “Jack of all Trades” in his free time. He was always tinkering and could fix anything with a hammer and a flat head screwdriver. He also enjoyed collecting model cars and watching game shows.
Bob is survived by his lifelong partner, Josie (Grabiak) League; his sons, Bobby Blanchette and his wife Amy, and Joseph League and his wife Missy; his daughters, Christine Behrens and her husband Perry, Maria Winslow and her husband Scott, and Dianna Gandy; his grandchildren, Natasha, Nikita, Taralynn, Paul, Summer, Tolan, Carissa, Lilith, Jacob, Sophia, Aidan, Skylar, Yvonne, and Taylor; and his great grandchildren, Rily, Jaxon, Bryson, Jayanah, Avery, Vanelope, Eli, and Colton. He was predeceased by his brother, William Farrel; sister, Sylvia Sirrine; and his son, Stephen League.
Bob will be missed dearly, especially for his goofy humor ad his mechanical wisdom. He could truly fix any motor.
Relatives and friends are invited to visit with Bob’s family from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. on Saturday, October 2, 2021 in the Gilman Funeral Home and Crematory, 104 Church St., Putnam, CT 06260 with a funeral service beginning at 7:30 p.m. in the funeral home. For memorial guestbook visit www.GilmanAndValade.com.