Barbara Anné (Blanchard) Mockalis

(1936 - 2018)

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Barbara Anné (Blanchard) Mockalis
1936 - 2018
Born
May 5, 1936
Hartford, Hartford County, Connecticut United States
Death
December 9, 2018
Sumter, Sumter County, South Carolina United States
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Barbara Anné (Blanchard) Mockalis, mother to 2 children, was born on May 5, 1936 in Hartford, Connecticut. She was born into the Blanchard family and married into the Mockalis family. She was born to Frank Joseph Blanchard and Dorothy A (Morgan) Blanchard, with sibling Anthony. Barbara married Arthur Raymond Mockalis in May 1957 in Biloxi, Mississippi. They gave birth to Jeffrey Peter Mockalis and Kimberly Anné (Mockalis) Cordon. She died on December 9, 2018 in Sumter, South Carolina at age 82.
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Barbara Anné Blanchard Mockalis, age 82, beloved wife of 62 years to Arthur Raymond Mockalis, died on Sunday, December 9, 2018 at Palmetto Health Tuomey Hospital, in Sumter, South Carolina.

Barbara was born in Hartford, Connecticut, she was the daughter of the late Frank J. Blanchard and Dorothy Moran Blanchard and grew up in Manchester, Connecticut. She graduated from Manchester High School, where she was a majorette. It was in Manchester, where she met the love of her life, Arthur. They married in Biloxi, Mississippi in May of 1957. She retired from the State of Connecticut after 20 years as a medical records specialist. Barbara loved the excitement of taking mystery rides to unknown destinations, surprise parties, and teddy bears. She was a member of the Greater Hartford Clown Alley #107 for several years. She loved people and was great at staying in contact with family and friends. Barbara was very active within the Notre Dame Church in Durham, Connecticut and sang in the Church choir. She will be remembered as a loving wife, mother, grandmother, great grandmother, sister, aunt and friend. She will be dearly missed by all who knew her.

Surviving in addition to her husband Arthur are: two children, Jeffrey Peter Mockalis and his wife Dawn of Sumter and Kimberly Anné Cordon of Moneta, VA; one brother, Anthony Blanchard and Deborah Sullivan of Ellicott City, Maryland and Ft. Myers, Florida; four grandchildren, James, Benjamin, Isabella and Elizabeth and four great grandchildren, Cordellia, Hadley, Rosalee and Camden.
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Barbara Anné (Blanchard) Mockalis
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Barbara Mockalis was born on in Hartford, Hartford County, Connecticut United States
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Barbara Mockalis died on in Sumter, Sumter County, South Carolina United States
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Barbara Mockalis was born on in Hartford, Hartford County, Connecticut United States
Barbara Mockalis died on in Sumter, Sumter County, South Carolina United States
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Jul 16, 1895 - Dec 11, 1984 1895 - 1984
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1901 - 1971 1901 - 1971

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Dec 16, 1946 - October 1984 1946 - 1984

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May 1957 Biloxi, Mississippi
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Barbara Anné (Blanchard) Mockalis, mother to 2 children, passed away on December 9, 2018 in Sumter, South Carolina at age 82. Barbara was born on May 5, 1936 in Hartford, Connecticut. She was born to Frank Joseph Blanchard and Dorothy A (Morgan) Blanchard, with sibling Anthony. She married Arthur Raymond Mockalis in May 1957 in Biloxi, Mississippi. They gave birth to Jeffrey Peter Mockalis and Kimberly Anné (Mockalis) Cordon.

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In 1936, in the year that Barbara Anné (Blanchard) Mockalis was born, on November 2nd, the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) debuted the world's first regular high-definition television service. The channel had a short schedule - Monday through Saturday, 3:00p to 4:00p and 9:00p to 10:00p. The first broadcast was "Opening of the BBC Television Service".

In 1940, Barbara was only 4 years old when in July, Billboard published its first Music Popularity Chart. Top recordings of the year were Tommy Dorsey's "I'll Never Smile Again" (vocal Frank Sinatra) - 12 weeks at the top, Bing Crosby's "Only Forever" - 9 weeks at the top, and Artie Shaw's "Frenesi" - 12 weeks at the top.

In 1954, at the age of 18 years old, Barbara was alive when on May 17th, the Supreme Court released a decision on Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka. The ruling stated that state laws establishing separate public schools for black and white students was unconstitutional thus paving the way for integration in schools.

In 1962, Barbara was 26 years old when on October 1st, African-American James H. Meredith, escorted by federal marshals, registered at the University of Mississippi - becoming the first African-American student admitted to the segregated college. He had been inspired by President Kennedy's inaugural address to apply for admission.

In 1999, by the time she was 63 years old, the fear that Y2K (year 2000) would cause the failure of computers worldwide when clocks didn't properly update to January 1st, 2000 became near panic. While some computer systems and software did have problems, the panic was unfounded and computer life went on.

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Aug 19, 1892 - Sep 5, 1918 1892 - 1918
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Mar 26, 1890 - May 18, 1966 1890 - 1966
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Aug 1, 1921 - Nov 19, 1998 1921 - 1998
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December 1949 - Aug 7, 1968 1949 - 1968
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Jul 11, 1923 - Oct 10, 2012 1923 - 2012
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Mar 21, 1919 - Dec 9, 1975 1919 - 1975
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Oct 7, 1914 - Mar 9, 1991 1914 - 1991
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Sep 8, 1922 - May 16, 2004 1922 - 2004
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Sep 3, 1924 - Apr 29, 2006 1924 - 2006
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Aug 16, 1946 - Aug 1, 2015 1946 - 2015
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1924 - Unknown 1924 - ?
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Sep 16, 1926 - Sep 14, 2004 1926 - 2004
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1882 - 1964 1882 - 1964
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1892 - 1997 1892 - 1997
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May 3, 1918 - Jan 30, 1956 1918 - 1956

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Aug 1, 1921 - Nov 19, 1998 1921 - 1998
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Oct 6, 1913 - Aug 29, 1994 1913 - 1994
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Oct 20, 1918 - Jan 22, 2009 1918 - 2009
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Apr 23, 1921 - Jun 23, 1992 1921 - 1992
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Apr 20, 1923 - Nov 26, 1981 1923 - 1981
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Feb 23, 1876 - August 1955 1876 - 1955
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Mar 26, 1902 - Jan 30, 1974 1902 - 1974
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