Blanche HindHind: Mrs. Blanche (Smith) of Thamesville passed away at the Chatham-Kent Health Alliance on Friday, July 12, 2013 at the age of 75. Born in Raleigh Twp., daughter of the late Henry and Suzie (Summerfield) Smith. Predeceased by loving husband James Douglas (2007) and son James (2011). Beloved mother of Doug Hind (Sherry) of Chatham, Amber Hind of Thamesville and Christine Vrabel (Larry) of Thamesville. Sadly missed by 6 grandchildren and two great grandchildren. Also survived by sister Sandy Fraser (Paul) of Ridgetown, sister-in-law Shirley Pinsonneault (Roger) of Thamesville and Helen Smith of Chatham. Also predeceased by brothers Floyd Smith, Earl Smith and sister Florine Holdaway (Doug). The Hind family will receive friends at the John C. Badder Funeral Home, 72 Victoria Street, Thamesville on Monday, July 15, 2013 from 12 pm until the time of the service at 2 pm. Interment in Mayhew-Mt. Pleasant Cemetery, Thamesville. Donations may be made at the funeral home by cheque to Canadian Diabetes Association or the Heart & Stroke Foundation. Online donations and condolences may be left at

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