Funeral services for 71 year old Emma A. Blanchard, 165 River Road, Norfolk, will be held in the spring at the Buck Funeral Home in Norfolk. Mrs. Blanchard passed away on November 10, 2012.
Emma is survived by her husband, Wayne, Norfolk; two sons, Randy, Norfolk and Michael and Tracy Blanchard, Knoxville, TN; a daughter, Tammy Blanchard and her companion Ken Alberts, Norfolk; four grandchildren; a brother, Frank Gillespie, Clayton; and a sister, Lera Simpson, Holden, Missouri.
She was pre-deceased by her brothers Howard, Norman and Stanley Gillespie; and a sister Leona Kellogg.
She was born in Massena on October 7, 1941 to the late William and Evelyn Wilson Gillespie. She married Wayne E. Blanchard on June 10, 1960. Emma was a homemaker, drove school bus for NNCS and ran her upholstery shop from her home for many years. She was a member of the Eastern Star and loved line dancing. Memorial donations can be made to the Order of the Eastern Star.
Memories and condolences may be shared online at www.buckfuneralhome.com . The Buck Funeral Home in Norfolk is serving the family of Emma A. Blanchard.