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Barbara BLENKHORN[1]

Female 1914 - 2010  (96 years)


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  • Name Barbara BLENKHORN 
    Born 21 Jun 1914  Canning, Kings, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    History Obituary - Eaton, Barbara Blenkhorn, 96 of Wolfville passed away Tuesday, October 12 in Blomidon Court, Greenwich, Kings Co. She was born in Canning, June 21, 1914, the daughter of the late Scott and Georgie (Pelton) Blenkhorn. She will be greatly missed by family and friends. Surviving are sister, Jean (Frank) Carey; daughters , Joan (Frank) Graham, Charlottetown, PEI; Linda (John) Llewellyn, Stellarton; sons, Leonard (Sheila), Trenton; Robert (Betty), Lower Canard; Stephen (Mary Anne), Gospel Woods Road; grandchildren, Gordon and Peter Graham; Peter and David Llewellyn; Brian, Jill and Craig Eaton; Shelley Van Alstyne, Greg and Jeff Eaton; step-granddaughter, Amy Lyon; Alicia Corey, Joe and Michael Eaton and fourteen great grandchildren. Her nieces and nephews lament with the family. She was predeceased by husband, Seldon; son, Lawrence (in childhood); infant granddaughter, Melissa Eaton; brother, Ivan and sister, Doris Burbidge.Barbara lived in Lower Canard with her husband for over 47 years, where she and Seldon raised their six children and managed their farm. In 1994, she moved to Tideways in Wolfville, where she resided until April 2010 when she moved to Blomidon Court, Greenwich. Barbara taught school, played violin in the First Cornwallis Baptist Church and was an active participant in community events. During the 1960s she began making both braided and hooked rugs. She was a member of the Rug Hooking Guild of Nova Scotia. She took great pleasure being with fellow members of her local rug hooking chapter, “The Happy Hookers”. She became well known for her rug hooking skills and taught several rug hooking classes. Barbara enjoyed family and friends’ visits; playing card and board games and family picnics on the Bay of Fundy shores. Her special treat was celebrating her birthday at Stephen’s home.
    Cremation has taken place under the care and direction of the Annapolis Valley Funeral Home 34 Coldbrook Village Park Dr., Coldbrook. Visitation will be held on Friday, October 15, 2010 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. in St. Andrew’s United Church, Wolfville. Funeral service will be held in St. Andrew’s United Church on Saturday, October 16, 2010 at 2:00 p.m. with Rev. Robyn Brown-Hewitt officiating. The service will be followed by a reception in the church hall. Following the reception interment will take place in Jaw Bone Corner Cemetery, Canard. Family flowers only. Donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society or the charity of your choice. On-line condolences may be made through www.annapolisvalleyfuneralhome.com. 
    Died 12 Oct 2010  Blomidon Court, Greenwich, Kings, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried 16 Oct 2010  Jaw Bone Corner Cemetery, Canard, Kings, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I44242  Reid Family
    Last Modified 14 Nov 2015 

    Family Joseph ‘Seldon’ EATON,   b. 18 May 1913, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1983  (Age 69 years) 
    Married 10 Aug 1937  Canning, Kings, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
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    Family ID F29809  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [S357] Descendants of John Reid and Elizabeth Stewart, compiled by Vimy Gregory.