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BLUE, William

Published:Jul 20, 2019

Event Date:Jul 17, 2019

 

William BLUE

BLUE, William October 12, 1931 - July 17, 2019 It is with deep sadness we announce the passing of William "Bill" Blue in his 87th year. He left us on the morning of July 17th at the Port Colborne Hospital. Bill is survived by his loving wife Margaret (Young) Blue of 64 wonderful years. Beloved father of Cheryl Clayton, Carol Blue, David Blue (Cindy), Mary Ann Major (Donald), Brian Blue (Louise) and Darrell Blue (Kellie). His legacy will live long in his 16 grandchildren, Jason Clayton (Jen), Tara Keller (Adam), Christopher Bowlby (Miranda), Alicia Macoretta (Joe), Matthew Bowlby (Hannah), Amber Blue, Cassie Roussel (Josh), Laura l'Anson (Rob), Darren Major, Steven Blue (Ashley), David Blue (Kirsten), Knathan, Matt, Adam, Thomas and Karys Blue. He also leaves behind 18 great-grand- children that will miss him dearly. Bill is predeceased by his parents David and Mary Ann Blue and nine siblings. William served as a Gunner in the Royal Canadian Artillery from 1951-53 and as a volunteer Firefighter for Thorold Station #3: Port Robinson for 36 years. He retired from Domtar Fine Papers after over 30 years. The family will welcome visitors at the HAINE FUNERAL HOME AND CHAPEL , 26 Ormond Street South, Thorold on Tuesday, July 23rd from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Vigil Prayers at 2:00 p.m. Funeral Mass will be held at St. Andrew the Apostle Church (St. Andrew Avenue and East-West Main Street), Welland on Wednesday, July 24th at 10:30 a.m. The Rite of Committal at St. Joseph's Catholic Cemetery in Snyder. If so desired, donations to the War Amps would be appreciated by the family.

 

Category: Obituaries & Death Notices

Newspaper(s): Grimsby Lincoln News, Port Colborne Leader, Niagara This Week - St. Catharines, Fort Erie Post, Niagara This Week - Niagara Falls, Niagara This Week - Thorold, Niagara This Week - Welland, Niagara-On-The-Lake Town Crier, Niagara-on-the-Lake Advance, Niagara Falls Review, St. Catharines Standard, Welland Tribune

Location: West Lincoln

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By Gary | JULY 20, 2019 07:49 AM
Bill was an honorable man who served his country and was loyal to his family and community. He will be remembered as a kind man with many friends.
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