Peacefully surrounded by her loving family on Thursday, December 25, 2014, Helen “Blanche” Chapman passed away at the age of 71 after a courageous battle with cancer. Beloved wife of Harold Chapman. Loving mother of Russ (Tina Hawes) and Scott (Lynn Pugsley). Cherished grandmother of Jason (Melissa), Shawn (Eve), Eden (Andrew), Jaden (Jessica), Alysha, Laura and Kristi, and great-grandmother of Logan, Addyson, Lucas and Leah. Predeceased by her parents Don and Edna Hall. Dear sister of Marion Gibson, Dale (Patricia) Hall and Terry Hall (Wilma Fekken). Blanche always had a soft spot for her pets and truly loved all animals and was an avid car nut. She will be missed at the bowling alley where she enjoyed bowling for 50 years. The family would like to give a special thanks to Dr. Maddison and nurse Terry of V.O.N. for helping Blanche pass into eternal peace. Family and friends will be received on Monday, December 29, 2014 from 2:00 to 4:00 and 7:00 to 9:00 at SMITH FUNERAL HOME 1576 London Line, Sarnia. A funeral service will be held to celebrate Blanche’s life on Tuesday, December 30, 2014 at 2:00 p.m. at the funeral home. Interment will follow in Lakeview Cemetery. In lieu of flowers sympathy may be expressed through donations to The Sarnia and District Humane Society or St. Joseph’s Hospice. Memories and condolences may be sent online at

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