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Mary Lillian Blanchard

September 25, 1944 — November 12, 2019

Mary Lillian Blanchard

It is with deep sadness, that we the family of the late Mary Lillian Blanchard, of Scotchtown, announce her passing on Nov 12, 2019, at the Halifax Infirmary, surrounded by her loving family. Born on September 25, 1944, in Saint John, New Brunswick, she was the daughter of the late Joseph and Florence (Hurley) Campbell.

Mary worked at many different jobs while living in Grande Cache, and upon returning to Cape Breton she was a homemaker who enjoyed playing bingo and loved a game of rummoli. Mary is survived by her sons Bobby (Julie), Richard “Dickie” (Dorothy), both of Grande Cache, Jimmy (Laura), Halifax and Wilfred (Steve) Calgary; daughters Debby (Sandy) and Darlene (Ernie) of New Waterford; her sister Tina (Brian), her brother Pius (Tina), 17 grandchildren , 38 great-grandchildren and many nieces and nephews. Mary will be missed by all who knew her, especially her very close friends Ernestine MacKinnon and Roger Embree.

Besides her parents, she was predeceased by her husband Richard, brother Roddie and grand-daughters Kyla and Billie Jean.

As per Mary’s wishes, cremation has taken place and a chapel service to celebrate her life will be held on Friday, November 15, 2019 at 2pm, in the McLellan Brothers Chapel, with Deacon Leo Penny officiating. Burial to take place at a later date. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of McLellan Brothers Funeral Home, 3183 Plummer Ave, New Waterford, NS 902-862-7500. Donations can be made to a charity of one’s choice. To send online condolences, go to: www.mclellanfuneralhome.com

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