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Tara "Swan" L. Blodgett

July 2, 1983 ~ December 4, 2021 (age 38)



Tara “Swan” L. Blodgett, 38, passed away peacefully, at home, on Dec 4, 2021 surrounded by her loving family, after a courageous 2 year battle with brain cancer. She was born July 2, 1983 to William and Denise (Lavallee) Blodgett. She attended grammar school at St. Mary's in Ware, graduated from Ware High School, Class of 2001, and went on to attend Roger Williams University. She graduated from UMASS in 2005.  For the past 15 years, she worked as an Accountants Payable Supervisor for the Department of Developmental Services Commonwealth of Massachusetts. An avid concertgoer, she was a huge fan of Rascal Flatts.  She was a dancer at The Dance Factory for 17 years, later teaching the art of dance at Dance Solutions. Tara loved family trips to the beach, going for walks, helping others whenever she could, and loved the magic of the Christmas Holiday. She adored her dogs and cats and being the best aunt to her nephews and niece. But her favorite role was being a mom to her two precious sons. Besides her parents, she leaves her life partner Christopher Morin, her two cherished boys, Austin and Owen, her sisters; Shannon Pennington and her husband Dustin of Ware and Meagan Dunbar and her husband Donald also of Ware, her nephews and a niece, along with many aunts, uncles, cousins & lifelong friends. Tara also leaves Chris’ mom Rose Morin, and his dad's partner, Sue Eno. She was welcomed into heaven by her grandparents Claude and Helen Lavallee and Elaine Lanier, and by Chris’ dad Peter Morin. A Memorial Service will be held Friday 10 AM in St. Thomas Church, 47 Pine St., W. Spfld. Burial will be at the convenience of the family. Calling Hours will be held Thursday from 3 to 6 PM at the TOOMEY-O’BRIEN FUNERAL HOME, 1043 WESTFIELD ST., W. SPFLD. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the "Austin Morin and Owen Morin Trust Fund" at Freedom Credit Union in West Springfield, 58 Union St, W. Springfield MA 01089 www.freedom.coop, or to the National Brain Tumor Society, in memory of Tara Blodgett. 

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December 9, 2021

3:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Toomey- O'Brien Funeral Home
1043 Westfield Street
West Springfield, MA 01089

Funeral Service
December 10, 2021

10:00 AM
St. Thomas the Apostle Church
47 Pine Street
West Springfield, MA 01089

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