Peacefully with his children by his side at the age of 57 years on May 19, 2012 at Hospice. Blaine was the loving father of Maighan & husband Randy Strang and Brett MacNeil. Dear son of the late Veronica (2009) & John (1976) MacNeil. Beloved brother of the late Lorraine (2011), survived by her husband Gregory MacDonald, Ian & wife Sharon MacNeil, Colette MacNeil, Margaret Ann & husband Carlo Dezan, Myron & wife Lillian MacNeil and Shaun & wife Rosemary MacNeil. Cherished uncle to many nieces and nephews. He will be sadly missed by his aunts, uncles and extended family. Life long friend of Emma and the Chan family. Blaine was an accomplished billiards player and was inducted into the VNEA Hall of Fame in 1995. He was happiest when spending time with his family and friends. He will be greatly missed and never forgotten by all those whose lives he touched with his love and sense of humour. If you so desire donations to Hospice of Windsor or a charity of your choice would be appreciated by the family. Visiting Tuesday 7-9pm, Wednesday 2-5pm & 7-9pm at Families First 1065 Lauzon Rd. East Windsor 519-969-5841. On Thursday, friends are invited to join the family after 10:30am at St. John Vianney Church (385 Dieppe St.) followed by Funeral Mass at 11:30am. Private family interment at Heavenly Rest Cemetery. Share memories, photos or make a donation online at www.FamiliesFirst.ca

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