Warren "Benny" Blanchard
Warren “Benny” Blanchard 85, passed away peacefully on Monday, January 23, 2017. Born in Pittsfield, Massachusetts on May 24, 1931, he was the son of Warren and Mary Blanchard.
Benny was a Sergeant in the US Army serving in the Korean War. He was a field engineer for Unisys in Albany for 35 years. After his retirement, he started his own business Adirondack Computer Services.
Benny liked to watch football. In his younger years, he enjoyed camping and traveling with his family.
He was predeceased by his sister Barbara McKay. Benny is survived by his wife of 65 years Sylvia; their children Melissa Wallace (Robert) of Mechanicville, Peter Blanchard (Kathy) of Sarasota, Florida, and Darren Blanchard (Evelynn) of Gansevoort; grandchildren Laura (Nicholas), Michael, Elizabeth, David, Ashley, Nicole, Carrie (Michael) and Sarah; great granddaughters Elise and Caroline; and several nieces and nephews.
Relatives and friends are invited to call on Thursday, January 26 from 5pm to 7pm at Armer Funeral Home, Inc., 39 East High Street, Ballston Spa.
A graveside service will be held 2pm Friday, January 27 at the Maple Grove Cemetery in Hoosick Falls.
Memorial contributions in memory of Benny may be made to the American Cancer Society.