Grace Townsend BLAKESTON

Blakeston, Grace


Born in Vancouver, June 15, 1911, passed away April 11, 2005 to be with her Lord and Saviour. She is predeceased by her wonderful parents Jack and Sarah Smedley. Grace’s devoted husband, Howard, is left to mourn her passing. Howard never missed a day at her side in their whole married life. Many nieces, nephews and great nieces and nephews loved their Auntie Grace for her shared love. Grace was a past member of Trinity Chapter. She was grand organist many times at Grand Chapter sessions for the Order of the Eastern Star and was organist and life member of Crescent Chapter No. 10 in Nanaimo at the time of her passing. She was an outstanding member for 77 years. Thank you Dr. Kemp, the staff at Nanaimo Regional Hospital and Dufferin Place. Your excellent care was so appreciated. Muriel MacKay Ross, Tom Krall and Wendy McQueen, your support for Grace was from your hearts. The White Cane Club was special to Grace. Crescent Chapter #10 Order of the Eastern Star will take part in the service Monday, April 18, 2005 at 1:00 PM. at Mount Benson Funeral Home. Pastor Paul Leslie of First Baptist Church will conduct the service, with Interment at Cedar Valley Memorial Gardens. Donations to the CNIB would be appreciated.

Mount Benson

Funeral Home


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