Ronald Robert Blanchette, age 87, died Tuesday, May 3, 2022 in Columbus, Ohio. Born March 15, 1935 in Salem, New Hampshire to the late Wilrose and Evelyn Blanchette.
Ronald is survived by his loving wife, Janet Blanchette; children, Ronald Blanchette Jr and his significant other, Kathleen West, Mark Blanchette and his wife Cathrine, Robert Blanchette and his wife Tina, Matthew Blanchette and his husband Brian Fennell, Jared Jones; numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren, and great-great-grandchildren; brother, Carl Blanchette; and several nieces and a nephew.
He is preceded in death by his parents; sister, Irene Blanchette; first wife, Martha Ames Blanchette; and brother-in-law, Robert Noddin.
Friends and family may gather for a graveside service on Monday, May 9, 2022 at 12 pm. at Violet Cemetery 180 E. Columbus St, Pickerington, Ohio 43147. In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made in Ronald’s name to Nationwide Children’s Hospital Foundation P.O Box 16810 Columbus, OH 43216-6810. Arrangements by Dwayne R. Spence Funeral Home 550 Hill Rd N, Pickerington, Ohio 43147.