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Ina Armina Blanchard

BLANCHARD, Ina Armina - Retired public school teacher Ina Armina Blanchard (Tackaberry) passed away at the Brockville General Hospital on October 5, 2017 after a short illness. She was born in the Brockville General Hospital on March 24, 1925, the only child of George Tackaberry and his wife Olla Conner. She was educated in the local schools and attended Ottawa Teacher's College, then taught forty years for the Leeds and Grenville Board. During that time she was an Associate Teacher with the Ottawa Teacher's College and took many students for practice teaching. In 1948 she married Wilton Blanchard they settled in Addison where they raised their children and lived until his death Aug. 12, 1997. She enjoyed her children and much loved grandchildren and their activities. She was a member of the United Church R.W2,Q. Her many friends brought her much pleasure. She is survived by her son David (Joanne) Blanchard of Addison, son-in-law Michael Holowack of Brockville and close granddaughter Katie Blanchard and grandsons Aaron (Skyler) Blanchard, Greg and Andrew Holowack and sister-in-law Ruth Blanchard. She was predeceased by her beloved husband (Wilton), daughter (Judith), her parents and dear aunt (Ina Austin) and brothers-in-law (Clarence and Wayne Blanchard). In keeping with Ina's wishes, A Private Grave-Side Service will be held at Glen Elbe Cemetery at a later date. In memoriams to the Heart and Stroke Foundation will be gratefully acknowledged by the family. Visit a Book of Memories at: www.judsonfuneralhome.ca Miss Me But Let Me Go, When I come to the end of the road, And the sun has set for me, I want no rites in the gloom filled room, Why cry for a soul set free? JUDSON FUNERAL HOME 613-924-2626 13216041
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Inspirational Teacher
Posted by Rosanne Timmerman (former student) On Thursday, October 19, 2017
My condolences to Mrs. Blanchard's family. She was a loving and encouraging teacher. It meant so much to me that she remembered her students. A beautiful person that will be missed.
Condolences
Posted by Gary and Nancy Goodfellow (Neighbors) On Thursday, October 12, 2017
So very sorry to hear of your mom's passing,thinking of you and your family
Friends and Neighbours
Posted by Helen and Garry Giffin (Friend Neighbour student) On Thursday, October 12, 2017
Ina was a great friend and neighbour to us

she was one of Garry's teachers

She was always so stylish and well dressed

I will miss talking to her Our sincere sympathy

to her entire family

Many Memories
Posted by Gay & Ross Henniger (Friend - Addison School) On Thursday, October 12, 2017
Ina Blanchard touched many many lives over her years as teacher at Addison School. Parents and students regarded her with high respect. Please accept our condolences, David & family. We are thinking of you.

Gay, Ross, Michael & Jo Henniger

Fond memories
Posted by Mary Phelps-Blacker (Student) On Tuesday, October 10, 2017
I have fond memories of Mrs. Blanchard. She was one of my favourite teachers at Addison in the 70’s. What a great smile. My condolences to her family.

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