Joan Marion Blue age 82 of Springhill, passed away Wednesday, September 12, 2012 in the Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre after a brief illness. Joan was born in Springhill, on July 8, 1930 to the late Douglas Edward and Marion Louise (O'Brien) Blue.
For many years, she lived in Amherst and Halifax, returning to Springhill in 2008 to help care for her ill sister. Joan retired from a successful teaching career and held adult education teaching positions in both Amherst and Halifax.
Her passions included traveling, and family. Over the years she traveled extensively around the globe with her many friends.
Joan is survived by her nephew, Brian (Grace) MacLeod; great nieces, Aleasha Porter, Alisha (Bob) Clarke, and Megan MacLeod; great nephew Trevor MacLeod; special great great nephew, Parker MacLeod and friend, Max.
Besides her parents, she was predeceased by her sister, Beverly MacLeod, and nephew Frank MacLeod.
Arrangements are under the care and supervision of A. H. Brown Funeral Home, 5 McFarlane Street, Springhill, (902-597-2361). At Joan's request, there will be no visitation. A private family graveside committal service will be held at a later date.
Donations in Joan's memory may be made to a charity of the donor's choice