School 12

Blaine Stevens Dr.

August 4, 1950 ~ January 12, 2022 (age 71)

Tribute

Dr. Blaine K. Stevens, 71, of Springfield, passed away on Wednesday, January 12, 2022 at his home surrounded by his loving family. Bliane was born in Lancaster, N.H., on August 4, 1950, the son of the late Rolland D. Stevens and Thelma (Mills) Bickford. He graduated from Groveton High School in New Hampshire.  Blaine obtained a B.S. in History, M.Ed. In Student Personnel at Plymouth State College; CAGS in Education A.I.C.; Ed.D in Education at UMass. Amherst.  He was employed 1975-1980 as Director of Housing and Dean of Students at Paul Smith College, Paul Smith, NY.  Blaine was Vice President of Student Affairs at A.I.C. from 1980-2012. He was a member of the Rotary Club and Cronies and Cronetts of Western MA.  He was a humble man whose love of reading was surpassed only by his love of family and the hundreds of students who benefited from his guidance and support.  Blaine is survived by his beloved wife of 48 years of marriage Brenda C. (Donovan) Stevens of Springfield, and two daughters Jennifer Stevens of Springfield and Marissa Stevens of Berlin, N.H., and a granddaughter Harmony Andre of Springfield. Sister Dawn Coulombe of Berlin, NH.  Several nieces and nephews. Family and friends will gather and remember Blaine on Wednesday, January 19, 2022 from 10-11a.m. in Holy Cross Church, 221 Plumtree Road, Springfield, followed by a Liturgy of Christian Burial at 11a.m. Burial will be private at a later date in New Hampshire. Memorial contributions may be made Sister Caritas Cancer Center, 271 Carew Street, Springfield, MA, 01104. MA Mercy. Arrangements entrusted to the Byron Keenan Funeral Home and Cremation Tribute Center, 1858 Allen Street, Springfield, MA, 01118.

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Services

Gathering
Wednesday
January 19, 2022

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Holy Cross Church
221 Plumtree Road
Springfield, MA 01118

Mass of Christian Burial
Wednesday
January 19, 2022

11:00 AM
Holy Cross Church
221 Plumtree Road
Springfield, MA 01118

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