Angela Bridget Blakeburn
Born In: Trepassey, Newfoundland, Canada
Passed in: Sydney, Nova Scotia, Canada
Passed on: September 12th, 2012
It is with deep sadness that we announce the peaceful passing of our dear mother, Angela Bridget Blakeburn in the An Cala unit of the Cape Breton Regional Hospital on Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2012.
Born in Trepassey, N.L., to Richard and Bridget (Kennedy) Pennell, she was the eldest of seven children.
She moved to Sydney in 1938 where she met her late husband, Nelson Blakeburn (1998). She resided most of her life in Ashby and on the Meadows Road. Angela was a faithful member of the Anglican church. She was president of the White Cross Volunteers. She loved the beauty of nature, berry picking, card games and Sunday night dinners, but most of all, her family and friends.
Angela is survived by loving daughters, Maureen Campbell (Norton), London, Sylvia Blakeburn (Dave), Ottawa, and Elaine Nardocchio (Howard), Sydney; adoring grandchildren, Heather McHale (Derek), Kelly Campbell (Jean Sebastien), Blake Campbell (Shirley), Paul Nardocchio (Tara) and Cavelle Nardocchio (Dave); and her great-grandchildren, Colin, Mitchell, Allyson, Gabrielle, Charles, Clara, Bronwyn and Conor. Lovingly remembered by sisters, Nora Power (Tom) and Sister Frances Pennell, as well as her sisters-in-law, Marie Pennell and Florrie Pennell and numerous nieces and nephews.
Angela was predeceased by her sister, Susan Power and brothers, Lou, Sylvie and Gordon.
Visitation will take place at Sydney Memorial Chapel, Friday, Sept. 14, from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. A funeral service will be held at St. George’s Anglican Church 11 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 15, with Rev. Laura McCue officiating. Interment in Hardwood Hill Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Hospice Palliative Care Society of Cape Breton, phone 902-567-7846, or a charity of your choice.
Condolences may be sent to the family at www.sydneymemorialchapel.ca or e-mail email@example.com.