Diane L. (Dicks) BlanchetteMay 15, 2017
Diane L. (Dicks) Blanchette, 56, of Fairmount St., Woonsocket, died May 15, 2017 in Rhode Island Hospital, Providence. She was the wife of Bernard Blanchette whom she married March 11, 1978. Born in Woonsocket, she was the daughter of the late Frederick and Odelie (Breault) Dicks.
Mrs. Blanchette worked as a Nurses Aid for St. Camillus, Whitinsville and for the VNA of RI. She enjoyed needlework, gardening and spending time with her grandchildren.
Besides her husband, she is survived by three children, Jamie Blanchette and his wife Monica of Burrillville, Jennifer Peloquin and her husband Jeffrey of Woonsocket and Kimberly Gendron and her husband Chad of Killingly, CT; two brothers, Les Dicks of Bellingham and Brian Dicks of Uxbridge; a sister, Nancy Mandeville of Blackstone; four grandchildren, Brody and Lily Peloquin, Isabella Gendron and Presley Blanchette, as well as her uncle, Harry Dicks of Blackstone. She was the sister of the late Harold and Neil Dicks and Sheila Blakeney. .
A funeral service will be held Friday, May 19, 2017 at 4:00 PM in Christ Community Church, 31 Church St, Blackstone. Burial will be private. Calling hours are omitted. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of the Holt Funeral Home, 510 South Main St., Woonsocket. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in Diane’s memory may be made to Christ Community Church, P.O. Box 487, Blackstone, MA 01504.