Mark A. Blanchette, 57, of South Main Street in Laconia, N.H., died on Thursday, November 28, 2019 at Concord Hospital surrounded by family.

Mark A. Blanchette

Mark was born on June 29, 1962 in Laconia, the son of Philip Blanchette and Julijone (Rudzinski) Flanders.

Mark proudly served in the New Hampshire Air National Guard. He later went on to become a master electrician.

Mark loved music; he was a talented drummer and musician. He was a handy man and could fix just about anything. Mark will be remembered for his integrity, respect, hard work ethic and his love for his friends and family.

Mark is survived by his parents, Philip Blanchette Jr. and Julijone (Rudzinski) Flanders; two brothers, Wayne Blanchette and Eric Blanchette; three sisters, Amy Rogers, Jacqueline Cialdea, and Stephanie Flanders; his “girls” Marrissa and Kendra Strong; and many nieces and nephews.

Mark was predeceased by his stepfather, Thomas Flanders; and his aunt, Aleta (Rudzinski) Tibbetts.

A memorial service will be held on Tuesday, Dec. 3, at 2:30 p.m. at the Wilkinson-Beane-Simoneau-Paquette Funeral Home at 164 Pleasant St. in Laconia using the Carriage House entrance.

Wilkinson-Beane-Simoneau-Paquette Funeral Home & Cremation Services at 164 Pleasant St. in Laconia is assisting the family with the arrangements.

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