Obit: O'BLENIS, H Elaine [née DICKSON]

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H. Elaine O'Blenis BROOKDALE, NS - H. Elaine O'Blenis, age 78, of
Brookdale, Cumberland Co. passed away on Tuesday, June 11, 2002 at
Highland View Regional Hospital, Amherst. Born in Clairmont, Cumberland
Co., she was a daughter of the late William and Nellie (Carter) Dickson.
Elaine enjoyed puzzles and her cat, Jessie. Many hours were spent
tracing the family genealogical tree. She enjoyed her flower gardens and
vegetable gardens. Elaine was an adherent of the Amherst Wesleyan
Church. She is survived by a daughter Peggy O'Blenis of Amherst; sons,
Gary (Anita), of Amherst, John, of South Dakota, Eric (Lynn), of Sussex,
N.B., Paul (Brenda); Frank (Lois); Vince (Veronica), all of Brookdale
and Tim (Susan) of Weymouth, N.S.; brothers, Craig (Marg) Dickson, of
Moncton and Garnet (Marilyn Manzer) Dickson of Springhill; sister,
Mildred Fraser, of Springhill; 17 grandchildren and seven
great-grandchildren. Elaine was predeceased by her husband Amos
O'Blenis, in 1996, infant children Reginald and Linda and brother-in-law
Reg Fraser. Her remains are at Campbell's Funeral Home, 98 Church St.,
Amherst with visiting on Thursday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 pm. Funeral
service will be held at Campbell's Chapel on Friday at 2 pm with Rev.
Heber Colbourne officiating. Interment will follow in the Amherst
Cemetery. Donations in her memory may be made to the Palliative Care
Unit of Highland View Regional Hospital or the charity of your choice.
www.campbellsfh.com
[Thursday June 13th, 2002, Times & Transcript, Moncton, NB]
[collected by EMKeys 2011-10-03]
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