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Janet A. Blais

August 4, 1931 — November 29, 2022



Janet A. Blais, 91, of Manchester, NH died on Tuesday, November 29, 2022 at her son’s residence in Francestown, NH.  

Mrs. Blais was born on August 4, 1931, in Pawtucket, RI, the daughter of the late Alphonse J. and Mary Anne (LaMothe) Morin. She was raised and educated in Manchester and was a lifelong resident.

Prior to her retirement, Mrs. Blais was employed by Anthem Blue Cross & Blue Shield.   

She was a member of St. Francis of Assisi Church and was active member with the Ladies Guild where she was past treasurer. She was an avid reader and in her earlier years, she enjoyed bowling and dancing with her husband.

She was a dedicated mother and homemaker who loved being surrounded by her family.  

Members of her family include; her husband of 71 years, Bernard J. Blais, of Manchester, NH; three sons, Edward Blais; Michael Blais; Daniel Blais and his wife, Pam; a daughter, Priscilla Blais; 7 grandchildren, 2 great granddaughters, several nieces and nephews. Mrs. Blais was predeceased by her son, Robert J. Blais who passed in 1991 and by David Blais who passed in 2016.

SERVICES: Calling hours will be held on Monday, December 5, 2022 from 3:00 – 7:00 p.m. at Phaneuf Funeral Homes & Crematorium, 243 Hanover Street, in Manchester. A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated on Tuesday, December 6, 1:00 p.m. at St. Francis of Assisi Church, 9 St. Francis Way, in Litchfield, NH. Committal prayers and interment will follow at Mt. Calvary Cemetery in Manchester.   

Donations can be made to St. Francis of Assisi Church, 9 St. Francis Way, Litchfield, NH  03052, in memory of Mrs. Blais.

Phaneuf Funeral Homes and Crematorium assisted the family with arrangements. To view an online memorial, leave a message of condolence, or for more information please go to

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Service Schedule

Past Services


Monday, December 5, 2022

3:00 - 7:00 pm (Eastern time)

Phaneuf Funeral Homes and Crematorium- Hanover

243 Hanover St, Manchester, NH 03104

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Funeral Service

Tuesday, December 6, 2022

1:00 - 2:00 pm (Eastern time)

St. Francis of Assisi Church

9 Saint Francis Way, Litchfield, NH 03052

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