Garry Blanchard of Hoadley, Alberta passed away peacefully with his family by his side at the Rimbey Hospital and Care Centre, Rimbey on Monday, October 3, 2011 at the age of 73 years.

Garry will be lovingly remembered and sadly missed by his wife, Elaine; and his two sons, Brad (Jackie) Blanchard of Ponoka and their three children, Morgan, Tory and Carter; and Trevor Blanchard of Rimbey. He will also be lovingly remembered and sadly missed by his brother, Vern Blanchard of Elk Point, Alberta; and his sister, Irene Jones of Black Diamond, Alberta; in addition to several nieces and nephews. Garry was predeceased by his parents, Gordon and Rilla.

Relatives and friends were cordially invited to join the Family for a Time of Fellowship and Refreshments in Garry’s Honour, which was held at the Hoadley Community Hall, Hoadley on Friday, October 7, 2011 from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. Cremation took place at the Central Alberta Crematorium, Red Deer. If friends desire, memorial tributes in Garry’s Memory may be made directly to the Rimbey Hospital and Care Centre, Box 440, Rimbey, Alberta T0C 2J0. Condolences to the Family may also be expressed by e-mail to:

Cremation Arrangements for the Late Garry Blanchard entrusted to the care of


Rimbey, AB. 403-843-4445

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