Susanne Blanchard

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Orrington – Susanne Blanchard, 75, wife of 54 years to Raymond L. Blanchard, died Nov. 9, 2022 at her home in Orrington after a brief illness. She was born Oct. 10, 1947 in Bangor, the daughter of Charles H. King II and Carrie M. (Hatch) King.

Susanne was a lifelong resident of Orrington and she was a dedicated elementary school teacher in Orrington for more than 30 years. She was a devoted wife, mother and grandmother who was liked and loved by everybody.

Surviving in addition to her husband of Orrington are two children, Chris Blanchard and his wife, Janet of Bangor and Stacie Rumery of Jacksonville, NC; six grandchildren, Gabe, Grace and Sam Blanchard, Daniel Caley and Isabel Rumery; a sister, Charlene McGarr and her husband, Scott of North Carolina and a brother Charles H. “Skip: King III and his wife, Angela of Bangor; a sister-in-law, Betty Smart of Old Town; several nieces and nephews including Kerry Empey and her husband, Phil, Sean McGarr and his wife, Amanda, Jennifer Hascall and Scott King and his wife, Julie. She was predeceased by her parents and by a sister, Carolyn Coyne.

A private service will be held at the family’s home in Orrington. Arrangements by Kiley & Foley Funeral Service, 69 State St., Brewer. Messages and memories may be shared with her family on the tribute wall of



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1947 - 2022

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