Blanche (Krauchunas) Paine, age 89 formerly of Watertown, passed away on September 13, 2018. Beloved wife of the late James S. Paine. Devoted mother to Michael Paine and his wife Dawn, Charles Paine and his wife Karen, Bonnie Rooney and her partner Kathryn Reece, Stephen Paine and John Paine. Cherished grandmother to Sheila Rooney and her fiance Steven Wenzel, Gyna Paine and her fiance Jose Abraham, Brian Paine, Alicia Paine, Kelly Paine, and Sean Rooney. Great grandmother to Jazleen and Jax Abraham.
Blanche was a former nurse having graduated from Newton Wellesley Hospital's School of Nursing where she worked for many years. She was an avid reader. She had a love of running and was a successful marathoner.
Family and friends are invited to gather for a celebration of Blanche's life on Saturday September 22, 2018 at the Hibernian Hall, 151 Watertown St., Watertown Ma from 12-3pm. In lieu of flowers please make donations to the Watertown Boys and Girls Club, 25 Whites Ave, Watertown Ma. 02472.