Obit (1999) - Dollie Eleanor BLANCHARD (nee MATTINSON)

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Jan. 15, 1999 Halifax Chronicle Herald:

BLANCHARD, Dollie E. - 52, Blair Lake Road, Amherst, formerly of Oxford, Cumberland Co., died Wednesday, January 13, 1999, in Highland View Regional Hospital, Amherst.  Born in Oxford, she was a daughter of Mrs. Kathleen (Kay) (Spence) Mattinson and the late Louis Mattinson.  She worked for more than 15 years at  Gordon's Greenhouses and four years at Oxford Frozen Foods, both in Oxford.  Surviving are her companion, Randy Everett; son, Clarie and wife Marnie, Lindsay, Ont.; daughters, Beverley Blanchard and companion George Martin, Amherst; Mrs. Kathy Wood, Oxford; sister, Jean Mattinson, Oxford; brothers, James (Bud), Oxford; Dewey, Scarborough; six grandchildren; several nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles and cousins.  She was predeceased by son-in-law, Darren (Pugs) Wood. Cremation has taken place.  Visitation 7-9 p.m. today, funeral service will be 1 p.m. Saturday, both in MacDiarmid's Funeral Home, 5075 Main Street, Oxford, with Rev. Bert Collins
officiating.  Burial will be in Pine Grove Cemetery at a later date.  Donations to Canadian Cancer Society or charity of choice would be appreciated.

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