Theresa F. Blanchard

May 17, 1925 ~ December 21, 2021 (age 96)


Griswold – Theresa F. Blanchard (Gauvin) passed away December 21, 2021.


She was the daughter of the late Earnest and Hermina Gauvin of Baltic, CT.  She was predeceased by her late husband, Frank H. “Buster” Blanchard.  Her son Alan Mercer, her son Gary L. Blanchard, Sr. and granddaughter Wendy Mercer. 


Theresa is survived by her son John Blanchard of Montville, 11 grandchildren and 1 great grandchild. 


She was heavily involved in the community.  She enjoyed working with the Griswold Housing Authority and teaching crafts and Swedish weaving at the Griswold Senior Center.  In her earlier years she worked at Vanous Mills.  She opened up her own real estate business (Chalet Realty) in the 1980’s.  She will be greatly missed.


Calling hours will be held from 5:00-7:00PM Monday, December 27, 2021 at the Gagne Piechowski Funeral Home 490 Voluntown Road Jewett City, CT.  A Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:00AM, Tuesday December 28, 2021 at St. Mary’s Church, Jewett City, CT.  Burial will immediately follow in Pachaug Cemetery, Griswold, CT.  For online condolences please go to


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December 27, 2021

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Gagne-Piechowski Funeral Home
490 Voluntown Road
Jewett City, CT 06351

Mass of Christian Burial
December 28, 2021

10:00 AM
St. Mary's Church
34 North Main Street
Jewett City, CT 06351

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