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Rickey Armand Blanchard


Rickey Armand Blanchard
At the Saint John Regional Hospital, Saint John NB on December 31, 2019, Rickey Armand Blanchard, husband of Marilyn (Higgins) Blanchard of Pennfield NB. Born at Kent County NB on December 2, 1962 he was a son of Rita R. (Williston) Blanchard and the late Armand Blanchard.

A loving husband, son, father, grandfather and brother, he is survived by his wife Marilyn, his son; Joseph of Hamilton ON, granddaughter; Karma Divine Marie of Pennfield NB, grandson; Kain Joseph his mother; Rita Blanchard of St. Andrews NB, brothers: Sonny (Muriel) Kinsella of Moncton NB, Andy (Debbie) Blanchard of St. George NB, Donald Blanchard of Alberta and Wesley Blanchard of St. George, sisters: Joan (Clint) Hicks of Saint John NB, Sandra (Terry) Justason of Pennfield NB, , Sharon (Bobby) Daigle of Beaver Harbour NB, Cindy (David) Mc Dougall of Pennfield NB, Diane Dougan (Mark Dion) of Grand Bay - Westfield NB and Gloria (Darren) Russell of Pennfield NB as well as several aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins. In addition to his father Armand, he was predeceased by his daughter Dawna Marie Blanchard, sister; Donna Blanchard and father and mother in law; Joe and Evangeline Higgins.

Prior to his illness, Rickey worked a number of years for Connors Brothers in Blacks Harbour and was a volunteer firefighter with the Pennfield Fire Department. His main passion was working on cars and tinkering with engines. He recently began learning guitar. He also enjoyed spending time with his loyal companion LG and the company of family and friends. He will be sadly missed.

Resting at Christ Church (Anglican) in Pennfield NB from where the service will be held on Monday, January 6 at 2 pm with Archdeacon Keith Osborne officiating. Interment will be in the church cemetery in the spring. Visiting at the church on Sunday, January 5, 2020 from 2-5 pm. In Rickey's memory, donations to the Charlotte County Cancer Society or a charity of the donors choice will be appreciated by the family.
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Service Date
Monday, January 6, 2020
Service Time
2:00 pm
Service Location
Christ Church (Anglican) Pennfield

Sunday January 5, 2020
Visitation Time
Visitation Location
Christ Church (Anglican) Pennfield

Burial Date
Spring of 2020
Burial Location
Christ Church (Anglican) Cemetery

Requested Charity
Charlotte County Cancer or Donors Choice