Marion Blanchard

Marion Blanchard (Rock)

Thursday, July 1st, 1937 - Friday, May 15th, 2020
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It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of our Mom > Marion Helen Blanchard (née Rock) on Friday, May 15, 2020 at the Janet McDonnell Pavilion. Beloved best friend of the late Norman Blanchard (2003). Loving mother of David, Joy Blanchard (Mike Hodgins) and Kim Major (Mike) all of South Glengarry. Loving and cherished grandmother of Emma (Mitch), Ozric, Charlie (Hailey), Taylor (Patrick), Robyn, Jaime, Abbey (Campbell). Predeceased by her grandson Billy Dennison and her parents John Rock and Michelina Pietzyk and siblings and their spouses: Raymond Rock (Theresa), Edward Rock (Jenny), Alex Rock (Stella), and Jessie Rock Desjardins.
Our Mom is survived by many nieces, nephews, grand-nieces, grand-nephews, cousins and friends.
Our beloved Mom was best known for her love of red wine and her kindness to animals, she enjoyed working in her gardens as well as a good political conversation. She was always willing to help when needed and always remembered everyone’s birthdays and anniversaries.
Our Mom would love to have everyone look back on their own lives and be grateful for the small simple treasures in it, be so very thankful for the family and friends that are in your circle that surround you. This is her wish to pass onto others.
In keeping with the physical distancing requirements, attendance during visitation will be controlled. Face masks are required at both the visitation and the Service. Visitation will be held at Munro & Morris Funeral Homes Ltd., 46 Oak St., Lancaster, ON (613) 347-3629 on Monday, August 3, 2020 from 1 to 4 pm. A Memorial Service & Eulogies with controlled attendance will be celebrated in the Funeral Home Chapel at 4 pm. Private Interment will follow in the St John the Evangelist Parish Cemetery. As a Memorial to Marion a tree will be planted in a memory woods. A tree grows-memories live.
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Monday, August 3rd, 2020 | 1:00pm - 4:00pm
    Monday, August 3rd, 2020 1:00pm - 4:00pm
    Munro & Morris Funeral Homes Ltd - Lancaster Branch
    46 Oak Street
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
    Controlled attendance, Masks required, Physical distancing.
  • Service

    Monday, August 3rd, 2020 | 4:00pm
    Monday, August 3rd, 2020 4:00pm
    Chapel of Munro & Morris Funeral Homes- Lancaster Branch
    46 Oak Street Lancaster
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
    Controlled attendance, Masks required, Physical distancing.
  • Interment

    Private Burial of cremated remains at St. John the Evangelist.


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Irene and Tony Rock

Posted at 10:26am
It is with great sadness to hear about Marion's passing, she was a happy person and it was an honor to have known her. On behalf of my wife Irene, daughter Jaime-Marie and son Rodney we join you in your time of sorrow.
Irene and Tony Rock

Bill Bresee

Posted at 11:16am
Our condolences from the Royal Canadian Legion Lancaster


Posted at 08:56pm
My condolences to my dearest Aunt Marion and family. She was like a second mother to me and always giving me good advice. I will miss her very deeply and she will always be in my heart. We were so very close. Not a day will go by that I won't think about her. R.I.P Aunt Marion and I love you. Till we meet again. Love always from your niece Diane Rock Desjardins.

France Martin Bourcier

Posted at 08:02pm
My condolences to Marion's family and friends. It was a pleasure for me to get to know her and do her hair while having great conversations and many laughs. You will be missed, rest in peace Marion

Rochelle Lanthier Anderson

Posted at 09:10am
Condolences to the family, I'm sure there are many wonderful memories for all of you the cherish. Rochelle Anderson

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