BlanchardBLANCHARD, Donald Herbert…

At University Hospital, London on Saturday, December 15, 2012 Donald H. Blanchard in his 85th year. Beloved husband of Marna (Rose) Blanchard for 60 years. Dear father of Joan Stapleton (LeRoy) and James Blanchard all of London. Dear grandfather of Brianna Blanchard and Cassandra DeGraw (Brent) and great-grandfather of Parker and Brady DeGraw. Dear brother of Bob Blanchard (Marian) of Penticton. Predeceased by 6 sisters and 3 brothers. Donald was the middle child of 11 children, the family of the late Winifred and George Blanchard of Thunder Bay. He was a member of Sunningdale Golf and Country Club for over 40 years. Friends will be received by the family on Thursday, December 20, 2012 at St. Martin-In-The-Fields Anglican Church, 489 Pine Tree Drive (at Oban), London where the memorial service will be held on Thursday at 11:00 am with Reverend Canon Sidney G. Smithson officiating. A private family Inurnment will take place at a later date in Woodland Cemetery, London.  The family wish to thank the South West CCAC and the angels at the Saint Elizabeth Society for their care and compassion throughout this trying time. As an expression of sympathy, donations to St. Paul’s Cathedral Christmas Share, 472 Richmond Street, London, ON  N6A 3E6 or St. Martin-In-The-Fields Anglican Church Memorial Fund, 489 Pine Tree Drive, London, ON  N6H 3M9 would be appreciated. Arrangements entrusted to the A. Millard George Funeral Home, London, 519-433-5184. Online condolences, memories and photographs shared at www.amgfh.com

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