Blanche D. Sciacca, 97, died Dec. 13, 2009, at her residence in Belfast. She was born in Rollingsford, N.H. March 3, 1912, one of 10 children born to William and Christy (Belanger) Dube.

Some of the things Blanche enjoyed doing in her life included reading and doing puzzles.

She was predeceased by her parents and her husband, Antonio J. Sciacca and all nine of her siblings.

Her survivors include her children, Mary Christ of Belfast, Christine Smith of Ft. Myers, Fla., Anthony John Sciacca Jr. of Gurnee, Ill.; her grandchildren, Marsha Oakes of Belfast, Julie Oakes of Catonsville, Md., Kenneth Smith of Calif., Dawn Lord of Mt. Pleasant, S.C.; her great-grandchildren, Michael, Erica, John, Clayton, Sam and Emma and one great-great-granddaughter, Skye.

Private services will be held at the convenience of the family. Arrangements are under the care of Crabiel-Riposta Funeral Home, 182 Waldo Avenue, Belfast. Online condolences may be made to the family at