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Blanche Buchanan

FORT MILL -- Mrs. Blanche Roberge Buchanan, 73, died Saturday, August 2, 2008, at Mecklenburg Health Care Center in Charlotte, N.C.

Services will be private.

Born in Williamsburg, Mass., Mrs. Buchanan was a daughter of Charles and Josephine Rhoades Roberge. She was the owner of Beauty Time Beauty Salon in Massachusetts for more than 40 years before moving to Florida in 1994, where she continued to be a hair stylist.

Surviving are children, Claude D. Buchanan II of Dalville, Ala. and Deborah Arel and her husband, James, of Fort Mill; her brother, Richard Roberge of Southhampton, Mass.; her sister, Irene Fay of Fincastle, Va.; and her grandson, Jeremy Arel of Fort Mill. She was the widow of Claude Donald Buchanan.