Donald H. Blakney
Donald "Don" H. Blakney, 73, of Moncton, and formerly of Berry Mills, passed away peacefully at The Moncton Hospital on Monday April 16, 2012. Born in Moncton, he was the son of the late Herbert and Irene (Beers) Blakney. A workaholic, Don was a heavy equipment operator/truck driver. He took great joy in spending time with his family, especially his grandchildren and great grandchildren.
Don will be sadly missed by his wife of over 54 years, Gloria (Christie); loving children, Brenda Wallace (Kevin) of Berry Mills, Herb Blakney (Bev) of Stilesville, Cindy Blakney (Dave) of Moncton and Valerie D’Amours (Andre) of Berry Mills; precious grandchildren, Josh (Heidi), Heather (Matt), Dawn (Brad), Jackie (Colby), Tonya (Chase); cherished great grandchildren, Jordan and Connor; brothers, Harold Blakney (Donna), Lloyd Blakney and Hamish Lynn (Lois); sisters, Jean Mollins (Dave) and Freda Wilson (David); sister-in-law, Darlene. In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by his brother, Bob and sister-in-law, Susan.
Visitation at Ferguson Knowles Funeral Home, 1657 Mountain Road, Moncton (858-1995) on Thursday from 7:00 to 9:00 pm. Funeral Service at Ferguson Knowles Funeral Home Chapel on Friday April 20, 2012 at 1:30 pm, Rev. Don MacDougall officiating. Reception in the Funeral Home Reception Centre following the service.
In Don’s memory, donations to the Canadian Cancer Society or a memorial of the donor’s choice would be appreciated by the family. Online condolences at