OBITUARY

Harold Bleicher

May 30, 1928April 28, 2019
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Harold J. Bleicher, 90, of Framingham, MA, passed away peacefully on April 28, 2019. Born in Methuen, he was the son of the late Charles and Helen (Welch) Bleicher.

After attending Wentworth Institute and majoring in architectural construction, he served in the Army in the combat engineers with the occupation forces in Europe. Harold was stationed in Germany as an H & S company draftsman for the 17th Armored Engineer Battalion, in former General George S. Patton’s 2nd armored division. He was also appointed Battalion Photographer. After returning from the service he worked as a Project Manager on large building construction projects in and around Massachusetts and Boston. Following retirement, Harold volunteered by driving cancer patients to medical appointments and assisted in fundraising activities for the local VFW Post 8771 of Sudbury. He was a cancer survivor of over 18 years and enjoyed encouraging others facing cancer. He also enjoyed traveling, photography, and landscaping. He was a Framingham resident for 58 years and an active member of St. Anselm Parish, Sudbury for most of those years.

Harold was the loving husband of the late Mary L. (Creeley) Bleicher for over 47 years. He was also predeceased by his close friend Audrey Franke formerly of Hanford, CA. He is survived by three children, Kathryn A. Kidd and husband Peter, John H. Bleicher, and David W. Bleicher.

A visitation will be held Thursday May 2, from 4-7 pm at the Duckett-J.S. Waterman & Sons Home of Memorial Tribute, 656 Boston Post Rd, Sudbury. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Friday, May 3, 2019 at 11 am at St. Anselm Church, 100 Landham Rd, Sudbury. Interment will be Saturday, May 4 at 11:00 AM at St. Mary’s Immaculate Conception Cemetery, 29 Barker St., Lawrence.

Expressions of sympathy in Harold’s memory may be made to the Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) at www.heroes.vfw.org, or Homes for Our Troops, 6 Main St., Taunton, MA 02780 (www.hfotusa.networkforgood.com), which builds and donates specially adapted, custom homes nationwide for injured veterans.

Services

  • Visitation Thursday, May 2, 2019
  • Mass of Christian Burial Friday, May 3, 2019
  • Interment Saturday, May 4, 2019

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Karen, Frank, Norma Lamberson

April 30, 2019

To Harold Bleicher’s Family - we are so sad to hear about Harold’s passing. He was a wonderful man with a great sense of humor and kind, caring heart. Our memories of the breakfast club and many trips with the Red Hatters will hold dear in our hearts. We were blessed to be a part of Harold’s life. With our deepest sympathy and prayers. The Lamberson Family - Karen, Frank, Norma

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