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“Today we learned a wonderful lady passed away. As we entered our laundromat roy and I saw Jason. Right away knew something looked different(his...Read More »
1 of 7 | Posted by: Roy and Barbara fetter - NY

“My deepest sympathy to the Family. May all your wonderful memories bring you peace during this time. I will always remember how much fun Blanche was...Read More »
2 of 7 | Posted by: Maria Castiglia - Albany, NY

“I am so very sorry to hear of your mom's passing. Keeping you all in my thoughts and prayers. ”
3 of 7 | Posted by: Lori Tedford - Catskill, NY

“Blanche you were a beautiful person. A kind and wonderful neighbor, no one could ask for any one better. You will be truly missed. To Betty,...Read More »
4 of 7 | Posted by: Kathie Wilson - Schenectady, NY

“Brenda, So sorry for your loss! With deepest sympathy to you and your family. ”
5 of 7 | Posted by: Deborah & Kevin Herkel - NY

“Mom I will miss you and I love you! ”
6 of 7 | Posted by: Mary - Schenectady, NY - Mom

“Thank you Blanche,for the lady I love. ”
7 of 7 | Posted by: Patrick - Rotterdam, NY


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Blanche S. Minshell, 78, of Guilderland passed away on Thursday afternoon December 18th at Ellis Hospital. Born in Manheim, PA, Blanche was the daughter of the late George and Mary (Smith) Ober. A homemaker and member of the Seventh Day Adventist Church, Blanche was a devoted Elvis fan and loved dancing and bowling. Predeceased by her husband Donald Minshell, she leaves behind her children, Ricky Minshell of Guilderland, Betty Hibbard (Ronald) of Rotterdam, Brenda Way (Patrick) of Guilderland and Mary Ellis (Adam) of Guilderland. She is also survived by her brothers, George Ober, Robert Fulkrod, Jacob Ober and Wayne Ober and her sisters, Jane Herr, Helen Ober Holtzer, Sarah Miller, Betty Lentz and AnnaMary Skelly, as well as 5 grandchildren, Mark and Mindy Hibbard, Jason and Justin Way and Ashley Ellis. Funeral services for Blanche will be on Tuesday December 23, 2014 at 10 am at Bond Funeral Home, 1614 Guilderland Ave., Schenectady. A visitation will be held on Monday evening December 22nd from 6 to 8 pm. Interment will be at Prospect Hill Cemetery, Guilderland, NY.