Theresa M. (Chenard) Blaney, 87, of Southington, passed away unexpectedly at her home on Thursday, January 6, 2022. She had been the loving wife of the late Thomas L. Blaney Jr. for nearly 60 years.
Born on August 21, 1934 in Biddeford, Maine to the late Alfred and Alma (Murphy) Chenard, she had been a longtime Southington resident.
Theresa loved the beach, vacationing in Maine in the summer and going to Woodstock, VT for Thanksgiving. She was happiest spending time with her family. Theresa was a longtime parishioner at Mary Our Queen Church.
She is survived by 5 siblings, Louise Doherty of Biddeford, ME; Fred Chenard of Kennebunkport, ME; Joan Edgerly and her husband Arthur of Middleborough, MA; Sheila Chenard of Biddeford, ME and James Chenard and his wife Kathleen of Meriden; sister-in-law Nancy Chenard of Venice Beach, FL. She is also survived by many nieces and nephews, including her special nieces and their families, Sue Chenard, Denise McCarty (Bryan), Mary Chenard (Matt Cox), Rebekka Chenard, Emely Chenard, Devyn McCarty, Andrew McCarty, Bryce McCarty and Matthew Cox.
In addition to her husband, Theresa was predeceased by 2 sisters, Marie and Kathleen Chenard and her brother, Jack Chenard.
Donations in Theresa’s memory may be made to the AOH Scholarship Fund, c/o Ancient Order of Hibernians Div. 1, 71 Melville Ave, Meriden, CT 06451.
Funeral services for Theresa will be celebrated at a later date. Plantsville Funeral Home has been entrusted with handling the arrangements. For online condolences, please visit www.plantsvillefuneralhome.com.