|Birth: ||May 9, 1915|
Wainwright Census Division
|Death: ||May 10, 2005|
New Hampshire, USA
Norma Belle (Gano) Blaker, 90, of Nashua, N.H., died Tuesday, May 10, 2005, at her residence.
Born May 9, 1915, in Fabyan, Wainwright, Alberta, Canada, she was the daughter of the late Frank and Cora (Rawlings) Gano. She was also preceded in death by her husband Edmund H. Blaker on Feb. 13, 1961; a grandson, Gary Lee Becker in 1989; and two sisters, Minnie Hanlin and Ila Bracht.
Mrs. Blaker loved to travel, taking many driving trips and later cruises when she had to give up driving at age 80. She enjoyed talking about the places she had lived, including Canada, Florida, Tennessee, Georgia, California, West Virginia, Virginia, New Hampshire, South Dakota and Hawaii.
She is survived by one sister, Nellie Evans of Keyser, W.Va.; three daughters, Mona Ridder and husband, James Endler, of Keyser, Sandra Becker and husband, LeMark, of Interlachen, Fla., and Bunnie Turk and husband, Brian, of Nashua; six grandchildren, Steven Becker and wife, Stacy, of New Creek, W.Va.; Kenneth Becker of Cadiz, Ohio, William Shane Ridder of Fresno, Calif., Laura Ridder and husband, John Flynn, of Hedgesville, W.Va., Brian Joseph Turk, Keesler AFB, Miss., and Matthew Turk of Nashua; and two great-granddaughters, Ashley and Jackie Becker of Spanaway, Wash.
Per her wishes there will be no viewing or visitation.
The body will be cremated and the remains interred in Philos Cemetery, Westernport, Md.
The Anctil-Rochette and Son Funeral Home is in charge of the cremation and Nashua arrangements, and the Boal Funeral Home, Westernport, is in charge of arrangments for interment locally.
A memorial service will be held at 7 p.m., Sunday, May 22, in the chapel of the Keyser Presbyterian Church on Mineral Street with Rev. Richard Reece officiating.
Newsbank: Waltham News Tribune (MA) (Published as Daily News Tribune, The (Waltham, MA)) - May 12, 2005.
Courtesy of Charles.
Edmund Hawthorne Blaker (1916 - 1961)
Plot: 319 Friendship addition
Created by: John Fazenbaker
Record added: Mar 26, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 87386663