April 29, 1916 – February 15, 2012
Blaine passed away on Wednesday, February 15, at the age of 95 at Wentworth Manor after a brief illness. Leaving to mourn his loss are his daughters, Betty (David) Marshall and Virginia (Heinz Jaroslawsky) Petersen; his grandchildren, Patrick (Maria) Petersen, Paul Petersen, Sean (Shirley) Marshall, Melanie (Greg) Rieveley, Jason and Briana Jaroslawsky; his great-grandchildren, Kyle, Hanna and Riley Petersen, Evan, Adam and Danielle Rieveley, Annalie and Isla Marshall. Blaine was predeceased by his beloved wife Blanche and his brother Blair (Bud).
Blaine was born in Grassy Lake, lived in Burdett, Three Hills, Edmonton and Calgary. He was a veteran of World War II and worked in sales in the trucking industry until his retirement in 1971. Blaine excelled in sports including baseball, curling and golf. He was a member of the Royal Canadian Legion, the Masonic Lodge and a Lifetime member of B.P.O.E. Calgary #4.
At Blaine’s request, there will not be a funeral. Condolences may be forwarded through www.mcinnisandholloway.com. The family would like to extend their deepest gratitude to all the staff at Wentworth Manor, the Court, for the love and care they provided him over the past 3 ½ years. Also our thanks to Dr. John and Wendy Haggblad.
In living memory of Blaine Bishop, a tree will be planted at Big Hill Springs Park Cochrane by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Chapel of the Bells, 2720 CENTRE STREET NORTH Telephone: (403) 276-2296.Print This Obituary & Condolences