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Blanche "Lorraine" Davenport

June 3, 1931 — December 28, 2013

Blanche "Lorraine" Davenport

Blanche "Lorraine" (Seile) Davenport, 82, of Southington passed away surrounded by her family on Saturday Dec. 28, 2013 at her home. She had been the loving wife of Charles F. Davenport for 65 years.

Born in Benedicta, Maine on June 3, 1931 to the late Joseph and Elva (Casey) Seile, she had been a longtime Southington resident.

Blanche worked in Accounts Payable at General Electric and retired after 25 years of service. She devoted much of her time to her family. She enjoyed babysitting and spending time with her loved ones. Blanche will be deeply missed by those who loved her.

In addition to her husband Charles, she is survived by her son David Davenport and his wife Linda of WY; her daughter Corinne Rescigno and her husband John of Saugus, MA and her son Chuck Davenport and his wife Sherry of Southington; her daughter-in-law Carol Davenport of Plainville; her sister Fran Dembecki of ME; 9 grandchildren: Bridget, Brent, Pauline, DJ, John, Chris, Patrick, Nicole and Jessica; 9 great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her son Timothy G. Davenport and 11 brothers and sisters.

In lieu of flowers, donations in Blanche's memory may be made to St. Jude's Children's Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN, 38105.

A funeral Mass will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Thursday January 2, 2014 at St. Matthew's Church, 120 Church Ave., Bristol. Burial will be held at the convenience of the family. Plantsville Funeral Home has been entrusted with handling the arrangements. For online condolences, please visit www.plantsvillefuneralhome.com.

FUNERAL SERVICES

In lieu of flowers, donations in Blanche's memory may be made to St. Jude's Children's Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN, 38105.

A funeral Mass will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Thursday January 2, 2014 at St. Matthew's Church, 120 Church Ave., Bristol. Burial will be held at the convenience of the family. Plantsville Funeral Home has been entrusted with handling the arrangements.

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