Laura Blanchard, 45, of Waco, passed away on September 15, 2019, at her home. Rosary and
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visitation will be at 7 pm Thursday, September 19, at Oakcrest Funeral Home, Waco. The
funeral mass will be at 10 am Friday, September 20, at St Mary of the Assumption Catholic
Church, with Rev. Joseph F. Geleney, Jr. officiating.
Laura was born February 18, 1974 in Norman, Oklahoma to parents Elizabeth and William
Sherry. She attended St Louis Catholic School and Reicher High School and graduated in
1992. She received a Bachelors in Communication degree from Franciscan University in
She loved to dance and to help others. Her son, Andrew, was her life. She suffered many
crosses, and bore them with grace, reaching out to others who also suffered.
Laura was a wonderful, loving mother, daughter, and sister.
She was preceded in death by her grandparents, William and Elizabeth Jones, Bernard and
Genevieve Sherry, and sister-in-law, Elizabeth Swanton.
She is survived by her son, Andrew Blanchard, brother, Paul Sherry, parents, Elizabeth and
William Sherry, her uncle and aunt, William and Denise Jones, great aunt, Patricia King, as well
as her aunt, Joan Evans, and uncle, Robert Sherry.