Vincent D. Blanchette - Pawtucket

Vincent D. Blanchette - Pawtucket

Vincent D. Blanchette, 62, died at Orchard View Manor, East Providence, on Saturday, Sept. 7, 2013, after a courageous battle with cancer.

He was the beloved husband of Linda (Paolella) Blanchette to whom he was married for 25 years. Vinny was born in Pawtucket.

He was a self-employed tax preparer. He was a proud veteran of the U.S. Navy, serving in Vietnam. He was awarded the National Defense Service Medal, the Vietnam Campaign Medal and the Vietnam Service Medal.

In addition to his wife he also leaves behind his stepdaughter, Stefanie Head and her husband Thomas of Providence, a grandson, T. J. Head, and his “Valentine.”

His funeral is private and calling hours have been respectfully omitted. Arrangements entrusted to the Darlington Mortuary of L. Heroux & Son. To visit online Guest Book and to leave a condolence message, please go to