SOUTH GRAFTON, Mass. - Tracy Lynn (Gilliam) Blizard, 35, died Saturday, April 14, in the UMass Memorial Medical Center, Worcester.
She is survived by her husband, Kevin W. Blizard; her children, Brandon E. Blizard and Alicia Marie BLizard; Her mother, Lorraine Hartmann and her husband, Kurt, of South Grafton; her father, Michael Gilliam, of Leesburg, FL; two sisters, Mandy Flynn, and her husband, Bill, of Millbury, and Sara Villegas, and her husband, Luigi, of Webster; a brother, Robert P. Mulliken, III, of South Grafton; a step-brother, Craig Hartmann, of Worcester; her father and mother-in-law, Donald and Gloria Blizard, of Petal, MS; and many cousins, nieces and nephews.
Mrs. Blizard was born in Worcester, January 26, 1977. She grew up in Northbridge and had lived in South Grafton for 12 years. She graduated from Blackstone Valley Regional Technical High School on 1995. A certified nursing assistant, she was employed by Care Providers of the Blackstone Valley.
Tracy was a member of Saint James Church in South Grafton. She was an excellent and creative cook , known for collecting and trying new recipes, and she enjoyed writing poetry.
Tracy's Funeral Mass will be held at 10 a.m., Saturday, April 21, in Saint James Church, Main Street, South Grafton. Burial will follow in Saint Patrick's Cemetery, Providence Road, Whitinsville. Calling Hours will be 4 to 8 p.m., Friday, April 20, in the Carr Funeral Home, 24 Hill Street, Whitinsville.
Please omit flowers. A trust fund to benefit Tracy's children has been established, and donations may be sent to the Grafton Suburban Credit Union, 86 Worcester Street, No. Grafton, Ma., 01536.
Donations may also be made to Autism Speaks by visiting events.autismspeaks.org/tributes/brandonblizard.
To leave a message of condolence for Tracy's family, visit www.carrfuneralhome.com.