Chicopee-William M. Blair, 54, passed away On Friday, July 31, 2020 after a short but courageous battle with cancer.
Bill was a son of the late Homer and Jennie (Szczepanek) Blair. He has been a lifelong resident of Chicopee MA, graduating from CHS class of 1984. Bill worked for Coca Cola 9+ years as a Master Blender. He was also a Realtor/Broker, an avid fisherman, a casual musician, a loyal friend, and a dedicated family man. His love for his children and his love of life were unsurpassable. Bill will be missed by his children, Joseph Blair and his fiancé Iris Colon, Brianna Blair and her fiancé Austin Berneche, and Kelsey Melton. He also leaves his grandchildren Brayden and Kylie Blair, and TJ Melton whom he adored. He is survived by his two brothers Edward J. Blair (Karen) and James A. Blair (Jackie) as well as his sister Lori McIver (Blair) and his former wife Cristie Caporale. He also leaves behind many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his parents as well as his sister Jane M.(Blair) Comtois. Services will be on Thursday, August 6, 2020 from 4-6:30pm and conclude with a funeral home service at 6:30pm at the Brunelle Funeral Home, 811 Chicopee Street, Chicopee, MA. There will be no committal services. In lieu of flowers, please make donations to the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society in Bill’s name at www.LLS.org. For more details and to share condolences please visit www.brunellefuneralhome.com
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