Peacefully at home in Mill Cove, NB on November 27, 2018, Jonathan Lester Blakney “Poppy” went to be with Jesus at the age of 75. Jonathan was born in Moncton, NB on October 10, 1943 son of the late Rev. L. H. and Violet (Harnish) Blakney.
He will be dearly missed by his loving wife of 52 years, Anne (Hatt); son John William; daughters, Maryann (Michael) McLaughlin and Susan (Shawn) Welton; chosen daughter, Jeannie (Noel) Gallant; sister, Sharon (Robert) Lockwood, chosen brother, Arthur (Gail) Goodine; grandchildren, Brennan (Tara), D’Arcy (Kristina), Jayden (Jared), Blair, Brett and Emma; great grandchildren, Clair, Jaxson, Isabel and Violet; uncle, Mark Blakney; brother-in-law, Aubrey Hatt; sister-in-law, Jean (Chester) Moss; several nieces, nephews, cousins and many great friends. Predeceased by his parents, uncle, Edward “Ned” Blakney.
Family will receive comfort at the Mill Cove Church of God on Friday, November 30, 2018 from 3-7 pm. A Celebration of Jonathan’s life will be held from the church on Saturday, December 1, 2018 at 2:00 pm with Pastor Steven Ferris officiating. Jonathan will be laid to rest at the Bethel Pentecostal Cemetery following the service. In lieu of flowers donations to the Mill Cove Church of God would be greatly appreciated by the family.
Arrangements are in the compassionate care of Chipman Funeral Home Ltd. & Crematorium. (339-6612). Memories and condolences may be shared through www.chipmanfuneralhome.ca
“In my Father’s house are many mansions: if it were not so, I would have told you. I go to prepare a place for you. And if I go and prepare a place for you, I will come again, and receive you unto myself; that where I am, there ye may be also”. John 14:2-3 KJV