March 25, 2014

Brenda L. Blanchard

PLATTSBURGH — Brenda L. Blanchard, 52, of Chasands Drive, died Saturday March 22, 2014, at CVPH Medical Center.

She was born in Plattsburgh on August 6, 1961, the daughter of Orrel and Shirley (Breyette) Blanchard Sr.

Brenda worked at Clinton County Nursing Home as a CNA before becoming disabled. In her spare time she enjoyed spending time with loved ones, cooking, gardening, music, being on her computer and animals. Brenda lived free and for the moment, she was a self proclaimed Queen of B. She loved to be outside in the sun and her favorite color was pink.

Survivors include her companion, John LeClaire of Plattsburgh; her daughter, Danielle Blanchard of Plattsburgh; her mother, Shirley Blanchard of Plattsburgh; her brothers and sisters-in-law, Orrel and Lynn Blanchard of Plattsburgh, Bryan and Karen Blanchard of Peru; her sisters and brothers-in-law, Shirley and Bill Van Nortwick of Plattsburgh, Joanne Smith of Mich., Steve Smith of Plattsburgh; her grandsons, Alex and Kyle Blanchard of Plattsburgh; several aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews.

Calling Hours will be held from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Wednesday March 26, at the R. W. Walker Funeral Home.

Online condolences may be made by visiting

Arrangements are with the R.W. Walker Funeral Home,

69 Court Street, Plattsburgh.

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