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Official Obituary of

Jo-Ann Wilma (Ward) Blanchard

February 6, 1937 ~ February 29, 2024 (age 87) 87 Years Old

Jo-Ann Blanchard Obituary

It is with broken hearts, the family of Jo-Ann Blanchard share the news of her passing on Thursday, February 29, 2024, at the age of 87 years.

Our Mom was born February 6, 1937, in Brandon, Manitoba to William Ward and Ann Ward (Van de Sype).

Mom is survived by her five daughters:

Debbie (Colin) Koshinsky, and their family: Jocelyn, Shaune, and Jessica

Terry (Gordon) Waldner, and their family: Amy, Robin, Shelah, James and Ben

Laurie Blanchard (George Cote) and her children: Chelsey, Jeff, and Jonathan

Barby (Edwin) Beland, and their children: Becky, Heidi, Sarah, Zach, Rose and Josiah

Shea (Johnny) O’Brien and their children: Megan and Michael

She is also survived by many great-grandchildren

Mom was predeceased by her husband, Dwane (Rusty) Blanchard; parents: Bill and Ann Ward; grandchildren: Christie Weiler and Mason O’Brien; sons-in-law: Lorne Weiler, Larry Schmaltz and David Tkachuk; sisters: Viola Marteniuk and Muriel Brown; sisters-in-law: Joan Spotowski, Fern Brown; brother-in-law, John Brown.

A Celebration of Life Service will be held at Living Faith Chapel on Saturday, March 9, 2024, at 11:00 a.m. with Pastor Jim Marteniuk officiating.  A Private Family Interment will follow at the Meota Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers memorial donations can be made at Samaritan's Purse Canada 20 Hopewell Way NE Calgary, Alberta, T3J 5H5.

Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Eternal Memories Funeral Service & Crematorium – Trevor Watts, Funeral Director.


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Celebration of Life
March 9, 2024

11:00 AM
Living Faith Chapel
1371-103rd St
North Battleford, Saskatchewan S9A-1K9


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