At his residence, on Wednesday, March 13, 2013 of Lucan in his 89thyear. Predeceased by his wife Hazel (Wilhelm) Blane (1997). Loving companion of June Weston. Dear father of Bill and Winnie Blane, Earl and Diane Blane, Gordon and Sharon Blane, Roger and Sheila Blane and Verna McCallum and John Clarke all of Lucan, David and Diane Blane of Okatokes, Alberta, Donna and Bruce Parnall of London, and Ronald Blane of Port Franks. Dear grandfather of Victor and Robert; Rebecca and Matthew; Candice, Amanda and Eric; Kyla, Troy and Jena; Kevin (Kelly), Trevor (Gerlie); Kelly, Marsha (Wes); Lindsay, Kristie, Jesse; and Lori and great-grandfather of Emily, Madison, Mason, MaKinnon, Avery, Emily, Tye, Shalan, Brandy and Dylan; and great-great-grandfather of Jade, Emma and Dylan. Dear brother of Laverne Blane. Also missed by the Wilhelm family. Predeceased by his daughter Helen Blane and grandson Catlyn McCallum.
Friends may call at the Haskett Funeral Home, 223 Main Street, Lucan on Friday 2-4 and 7-9 PM, where the funeral service will be held on Saturday, March 16th at 10:30 AM with Rev. Darrell Shaule officiating. Interment St. James Cemetery.
Donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation, Canadian Cancer Society or the London Health Sciences Foundation would be appreciated by the family.