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“Dear Alice and Family,We just learned of Don's passing. So sorry to hear of your great loss. Bud and I send our sincere sympathy to you and yours...Read More »
1 of 8 | Posted by: Bud and Annette Rollins - FL

“Gene and family, So sorry for your loss ”
2 of 8 | Posted by: Jean (carpenter} and Syd Shearing - MA

“So sorry for your loss Susan , Gene ...he's in our prayers Keith and the Caswell family ”
3 of 8 | Posted by: keith caswell - metter, GA

“Its been many years after graduation in 1949 , each making his own mark in the many years since then. Their are only 28 members left out of 75 but...Read More »
4 of 8 | Posted by: Louis Silva - South Easton, MA

“sorry to hear of Don's passing. Please know you are in my thoughts and prayers.Pat Brophy-Signori ”
5 of 8 | Posted by: Pat Brophy-Signori - North Easton, MA

“We are very sorry for your loss. Sincerely, Ron & Cheryl Macuch ”
6 of 8 | Posted by: Cheryl Macuch - Monument Beach, MA

“May you all think of him and smile I met him at Donnie and Melaine's home. Very sweet man. God bless this family. ”
7 of 8 | Posted by: Rosemary Kard - Brockton, MA

“Carol and I send our sympathiy to all of the Bloods and Donald's extended family. Wishing you all peace in this time of sorrow ”
8 of 8 | Posted by: Fred Alach - Harvard, MA


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SANDWICH---Donald W. Blood, 88, of Sandwich, formerly of Easton, passed away on Tuesday, August 13, 2019 at home under the care of his family. He was the devoted husband of Alice L. (Schofield) for 68 years.

Born in Brockton, a son of the late Warren and Ethel (Cruickshank) Blood, he was raised in Easton and was a 1949 graduate of Oliver Ames High School where he was very active in track and field. A veteran of the US Navy he served as an SF1 during peacetime and was honorably discharged.

A longtime resident of Easton he was a self-employed carpenter, he built several homes and served as a volunteer firefighter for the Town of Easton.

He later moved to West Palm Beach, FL., where he continued his carpentry and later worked for Pratt and Whitney as an Industrial Fireman.

Donald later moved back to Easton, then built a home and retired in Maine, spending the winters in Zephyrhills, Florida with many high school friends. Eventually they settled in Sandwich with family.

Donald enjoyed the beauty of Nature where he would often walk and hike. His hobbies included hunting, fishing, archery, building model airplanes and he was an avid baseball fan.

In addition to his wife Alice he is survived by his children, Susan E. Smith and her husband Craig of West Bridgewater, Donald W. Blood Jr and his wife Melanie of Middleboro and Ellen Vinciguerra and her husband Robert of Sandwich; his brother, Gene Blood and his wife Elaine of Newport, RI.; four grandchildren, Stacey Curtis of Attleboro, Shaun Tibbetts of Taunton; Katelyn and Daniel Vinciguerra of Sandwich; seven great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. He was also the brother of the late George Blood.

Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend visiting hours on Saturday, August 24, 2019 from Noon-2:00 p.m. in Kane Funeral Home & Cremation Services 605 Washington Street (Rte.138) Easton followed by a funeral service at 2:00 p.m. in the funeral home. In lieu of flowers donations in Donald's memory may be sent to Visiting Nurse Association of Cape Cod, 255 Independence Drive, Hyannis, MA. 02601. For directions or condolences visit www.kanefuneralhome.com