IN LOVING MEMORY of Gloria Jean Blanchard who passed away peacefully, with her family by her side, in Abbotsford, BC on February 15, 2015 at the age of 67 after a courageous battle with cancer. She was born in Edmonton, AB on March 15, 1947 to her loving parents, Charles & Christina Blanchard. Her family relocated to Burnaby, BC and Gloria eventually moved to Abbotsford, BC, which became her final place of residence for the past 25 years. Gloria will be deeply missed by her spouse, Bruce Smith, 3 siblings Marj (Ken), Rick (MoToKo), Bob (Teresa); 4 children Paula (Kerry), Ken (Shari), Tanya (Dave), Sonya; 3 step-daughters Michelle (Randy), Laura, Sandy (Adrian); 16 loving grandchildren and her loyal companion, Bailie. She is also survived by many other family members and friends who where very close to her heart. A celebration of life will be held on Sunday, March 15, 2015 at Mount Lehman Community Hall, 6418 Mount Lehman Road, Abbotsford, BC starting at 1 pm. Gloria will be forever in our hearts as a loving mother, sister, grandmother and friend. May she rest in peace now and always. We love you.

A beautiful butterfly

She was a gift

But now this butterfly

Needed a lift

To spread her wings freely

And flutter in the sky

What a beautiful butterfly

We love you….Goodbye!

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