Casper "Cap" Blanchard left this world on Thursday April 7, 2022 at the age of 80 years old, after
an extended stay at Dartmouth Hospital. Despite serious breathing issues, Cap stayed strong
until the end, shaving himself and entertaining his family and friends.
Raised in central Vermont, Cap served in the US Army and became a mechanic like his Dad. He
worked in maintenance for GE, Goodyear and Ruger where he retired with more than 20 years
of service in 2007.
Cap is survived by his dance partner and wife Marlene and his three children, Michelle, Tammy
and Brian and wife Leslie. Cap also leaves behind beloved grandchildren Shannon, Breezy,
Zachary and US Marine Cody O'brian and his three siblings Stanley and wife Cathy , Gail, and
Gary and his wife Deana. His daily life was also filled with his two canine sidekicks Roxie and
Gronk and his great grandsons Blake and Brady to whom he leaves his large antique toy car
collection, including a pink Cadillac. He was predeceased by his parents Casper Sr. and May
His family, friends and neighbors will remember Cap as a "GOOD MAN who was loved by one
and all and never had a bad word to say about anyone". Please join them in saying goodbye
during calling hours on Wednesday April 13 from 5-7pm. The funeral service is Thursday
morning at 11am at Newton Bartlett Funeral Home in Newport NH.
Burial will be immediately following services at Pine Grove Cemetery with a reception at the
Newport Moose Hall.
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