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Monday, December 5, 2016

With great sadness we share the news of Lynda's passing.

Lynda Marie Blanchard


Lynda Marie Blanchard
The death of Lynda Blanchard of Saint John occurred on Monday, December 5, 2016 at Bobby’s Hospice.  Born on October 24, 1941 in Bathurst, she was the daughter of the late Philippe and Gertrude (Theriault) Blanchard.
Lynda started her working career with Dominion Stores and retired as a Lab Technician with Canadian Blood Services.  She enjoyed participating within her community and spent numerous hours volunteering with L’Arche Saint John and Saint John Right to Life.  Lynda was also a member of the Legion of Mary at Our Lady of the Assumption Church and often assisted the Knights of Columbus with their community meals.
Lynda is survived by her siblings, Irene Henschel (Bernie) of Ontario, Lorraine Bourque of Saint John, Rose Webb (Richard) of Fredericton Junction and Eddy Blanchard (Noella) of Saint John; as well as several nieces and nephews.

Lynda’s family would like to express a special thank you to the staff of the SJRH Oncology Unit and Bobby’s Hospice for the excellent care that was always provided to her.
Resting at Brenan’s Funeral Home, 111 Paradise Row, Saint John (634-7424) with visiting on Wednesday, December 7, 2016 from 3:00 - 8:00 PM.  A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated from Our Lady of the Assumption Church, 360 Dufferin Row, Saint John on Thursday, December 8, 2016 at 12:00 Noon.  Interment will take place in Holy Cross Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to L’Arche Saint John, Saint John Right to Life, Bobby’s Hospice, Our Lady of the Assumption Church Building Fund or a charity of the donor’s choice.

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