Obituary: Jeanne M. Blair

Ms. Blair, 86, died Sept. 21, 2022.

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Jeanne M. Blair, age 86 — We are saddened to announce the passing of our beloved mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, sister, aunt and friend, Jeanne Blair. Jeanne passed away surrounded by her loving family on Sept. 21, 2022.
She was born on June 11, 1936, in Putnam, Connecticut, to Norman and Catherine Messier. She was married to Donald Blair, who preceded her in death in 2001.

Jeanne is survived by her sister, Norma Enright, and husband John of St. Petersburg, Florida, and her sister-in-law, Judy Messier, of Eustis, Florida. She leaves behind her children, David Hicks and partner Lynne Killam of Westfield, Massachusetts, Lori Pulley and husband Darryl of Winter Garden, Florida, Kenneth Hicks and wife Jane of Woodstock, Connecticut, her loving caretaker and daughter Lynn Malone of Winter Garden, Florida, and husband Robert Malone, who preceded her death in 2012.
She was known as Grammie to her 10 grandchildren, Christina Pulley, Darryl Pulley and fiancé Amber, Kenneth “Gabe” Hicks and wife Stacey, Matthew Malone, Barbara Hicks, Kelly Malone, Katelynn Pulley, Jake Hicks and partner Haley, Jessica Hicks and partner Ryan, Travis Hicks and partner Marin. She had four great-grandchildren, Taylor, Wyatt, Colton and Charlotte. Her love lives on through all of them.
She will also be missed dearly by her Yorkie, Gracie. Gracie loved Grammie, protected her and never left her side.
Jeanne was a dedicated worker at Digital in Westfield, Massachusetts, for many years. She retired to Florida with husband Donald in 2000. She was a mall walker in her retired years and had many friends through the Senior Center of Ocoee, Florida.
She will always be remembered for her kind and gentle ways. We love you, Mom.
A private service for the immediate family will be held. In lieu of flowers, donations in Jeanne’s name can be made to Matthew’s Hope Ministries, 611 Business Park Blvd #101, Winter Garden, FL 34787.
Jeanne's funeral arrangements are in the caring guidance of Winter Oak Funeral Home and Cremations, 1132 E. Plant St. Winter Garden, FL 34787.


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