On January 25, 2014, Blake passed away peacefully at the Bluewater Health in Sarnia. He was predeceased by his loving wife, Jean (Dawson) in June 2000. He is survived by his devoted companion and partner, Betty Robertson. He will also be missed by his daughters Gaye Black (Garry), Marcia Miller (Roger), Bonnie Lindros (Carl), and his son Dan. He will be fondly remembered as well by his ten grandchildren Brian, Susan, Nancy, Stuart, Eric, Brett, Robin, Shannon, Lauren, and Lisa, and his eight great grandchildren. Blake enjoyed family get-togethers, cottaging, camping and any excuse for a celebration. Blake was a Justice of the Peace in the Chatham area until he retired. The family will receive friends at SMITH FUNERAL HOME, 1576 London Line, Sarnia on Wednesday, January 29, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. with a funeral service to follow at 12:00 noon. Interment will be at Maple Leaf Cemetery, Chatham at a later date. Donations in Blake’s memory can be made to the Alzheimer’s Society or to a charity of your choice. (cheques only when donating at the funeral home please). Memories and condolences may be sent online at www.smithfuneralhome.ca

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