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Hamilton Huskies deeply saddened by the passing of Leslie Blanchard
Submitted By Web Admin on Thursday, May 2, 2019
The Hamilton Huskies Hockey Club would like to offer their sincere condolences to the family of the late Leslie Blanchard.  Leslie has been the Director of Finance for the last 5 plus years for our Hockey club and was an enormous asset for our organization.  

She was a wonderful volunteer and friend to our executive, coaches, managers and families.  

A Memorial Visitation will be held at Bay Gardens Funeral Home - "William J. Markey Chapel", 947 Rymal Road East, HAMILTON (905.574.0405) on Monday May 6th 2019 from 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm and from 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm. 



General Manager Mike Spadafora added,

“On behalf of the Hamilton Huskies Hockey Club we would like to extend our deepest condolences to Leslie’s family.  Leslie played a very important role in our organization but more importantly she was a great friend and a great person!  She was my right hand women, she was whatever we needed her to be, irreplaceable. She will be missed by so many.”

In Celebration Of

Leslie Ann Blanchard

December 10, 1959 -  May 2, 2019

Leslie Ann Blanchard born on December 10,1959 passed away on May 2, 2019 after she succumbed to a dauntless battle with pancreatic cancer. Leslie will be most missed by her children, Jessica (Dustin) King and Tim (Kristen) Hebner and her grandchildren, Dawson and Heidi Hebner. Leslie is predeceased by her mother, Carol Blanchard and is survived by her father, Fran Blanchard as well as her sisters Laurie (George) Katsetos and Carrie (Frank) Brennecke. She was a loving Auntie to Paul, Luke, Tanner and Justin.

Leslie lived her life in Hamilton, Ontario and enjoyed her career at Apollo Concrete as well as volunteering her spare time at the Hamilton SPCA in addition to various organizations within the community. She was actively involved with the Hamilton youth hockey association. 

Our family would like to thank everyone who has gone out of their way to offer support, words of encouragement, and your thoughts and consideration during this emotional time. We are all so blessed by your kindness. We are especially thankful to her employer, Apollo Concrete, who were like family to her and took amazing care of her following her diagnosis. As well to Rose Charmee and Wilma Dunn for being the best friends to our family throughout many years. The care from Joanne Gallagher and the nursing team at St.Joseph’s Home Care as well as Dr. Ruo and her team and nursing staff (E4) at the Juravinski Hospital and finally to Dr. Stevenson and the palliative team at McMaster Family Practice. 

Her life was a blessing, her memory a treasure. She is loved beyond words and missed beyond measure. 

A Memorial Visitation will be held at Bay Gardens Funeral Home - "William J. Markey Chapel", 947 Rymal Road East, HAMILTON (905.574.0405) on Monday May 6th 2019 from 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm and from 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm. 

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations made to the Hamilton Burlington SPCA would be appreciated. Please sign the online Book of Condolences at www.baygardens.ca
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