PAWTUCKET - Blanche (Lefebvre) Sloan, 98, passed away Thursday, November 4, 2010. She was the beloved wife of the late Irving H. Sloan.
Born in Manchester, New Hampshire, she was a daughter of the late Arthur and Cora Lacasse) Lefebvre. Blanche resided in Pawtucket before moving to Hacienda Heights,California in 1948, she returned to Pawtucket in 2004. She was a Licensed Practical Nurse at the Ambassador Nursing Home, West Covina, California for fourteen years until retiring in 1988. Blanche was a member of the Emblem Club No. 299, West Covina Lodge.
She leaves her sister, Gloria C. Leonard and her husband Worthington "Sparky" Leonard of Pawtucket; three grandchildren and nieces and nephews. She was the mother of the late Robert E. Gallagher and the sister of the late Maurice Lefebvre, Roland âBeanseyâ Lefebvre and Georgette McKeown. Her funeral will be held Monday at 9 a.m. from WILLIAM W. TRIPP Funeral Home, 1008 Newport Ave., Pawtucket, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 10 a.m. in the Church of St. Leo the Great, 697 Central Ave., Pawtucket. Private interment will follow at Notre Dame Cemetery. VISITATION will be Sunday 2 to 4 p.m. www.TrippFuneralHome.com