Obituary of Marion Blakeney
BLAKENEY (Forbes), Marion Elizabeth,
left this earth on July 11, 2017, at the age of 87 after a valiant battle with cancer. She was the eldest child of the late Avon and Annie (Butt) Forbes, and a 1953 graduate of the Nova Scotia Hospital School of Nursing.
She was predeceased by husband Paul and infant son Gregory; brother Gary.
She is survived by son David (Tammy), Estevan, and daughter Carolyn, Centrelea; grandchildren Mary-Anne, Travis, Adam, Daniel, and Sarah; sisters Sheila (Donald) Allen, Linda (Donnie) Mahar; and brother Wayne (Jean); many nieces and nephews.
Cremation has taken place under the care and direction of the Kaulbach Family Funeral Home, Bridgetown
At her request, there will be no service. David and Carolyn will arrange a committal of her ashes at a future date. Heartfelt thanks to Dr. Saxon and the Nurses on the medical and transitional wards at Soldiers’ Memorial Hospital, who cared for mom for nearly nine months. Hug your loved ones today, tomorrow never comes. Condolences may be mailed to 73 Al Haley Rd., RR 3 Bridgetown, NS B0S 1C0. On line condolences may be sent to www.kaulbachfamilyfuneralhome.com