Theresa Blancarte 1922 - 2009 Shawnee
Mass of Christian Burial for Theresa Blancarte, 86, Shawnee, will be at 1 p.m. Thursday at St. Joseph Catholic Church. Burial will follow in Mount Calvary Catholic Cemetery in Kansas City, Kan.
Mrs. Blancarte died Monday, March 23, 2009, at her home.
She was born Oct. 15, 1922, in Wilder, the daughter of Joseph and Juana Gomez.
After graduating from Bonner Springs High School, she attended nursing school at St. Margaret’s Hospital, where she was a practical nurse for almost 30 years.
She married Arnulfo Blancarte in November 1948. He died April 8, 2000. A brother, Augustine Gomez, also preceded her in death.
Survivors include four daughters, Patricia Corrado, Shawnee, Susan Williams and husband Ralph and Judith Sexton and husband Neal, all of Kansas City, Kan., and Barbara Hinman and husband Tim, Smithfield, Va.; a son, Thomas Blancarte, Shawnee; three sisters, Betty Moore, Bessie Garr and Pauline Umbenhower; two brothers, Joe and Pete Gomez; and six grandchildren, Darren, Sam, Albert, Harry, Kathryn and Natalie.
The family suggests memorial contributions to the St. Joseph Catholic Church, 11311 Johnson Drive, Shawnee, KS 66203.
The Amos Family Chapel of Shawnee is in charge of arrangements. Online condolences may be sent at amosfamily.com.