RANIERI, (Gertrude) Blanche (nee Wigmore)

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Blanche RanieriIt is with great sadness that we announce that Mom’s valiant struggle with Dementia is over. She passed away with family by her side on Friday, May 1, 2015 at the age of 88. She was living at Maple View Nursing Home.

Dear wife of the late Romeo (1976). Loving mother of Joanne Johnson, Xenia, Ohio, Janie Edwards (Jim) and Ken Ranieri. Cherished Grandma of Melodie Bernardo (Tony) and Jim Edwards (Chantal). Super proud Great Grandma of Sophie and Adam Bernardo and William, Ethan, Lucas, and Achline Edwards. Daughter of the late Alma and Charles Wigmore. Youngest of 12 brothers and sisters, all predeceased. Harold (Gladys), Earl (Evelene), Gordon (Rena) & (Catherine), Fred (Mildred), Douglas, Mervin, Gladys Stewart (Jack), Edna Fawcett (Rex), Doris Roberts (Jim), Mabel Wigmore and Hazel Wigmore. Dear sister-in-law of the late Harry Ranieri (Antonietta), predeceased by Anina Ranieri, Alex (Mabel), Concetta Delmonte (Gino), Benjamin (Kay), Victoria Smith (Bill), Eric (Olive) and Danny Ranieri. Lovingly remembered by many nieces and nephews.

Friends may call at the Arthur Funeral Home and Cremation Centre on Tuesday, May 5, 2015 from 9:00 until 10:30 am. Funeral service held from the chapel at 11:00 am. Rev. Nancy Ferguson officiating. Interment Greenwood Cemetery.

A heartfelt thank you to the staff of Maple View Harmony Bay for their genuine love and excellent care.

Memorial contributions to the Alzheimer Society or the Residents Council of Maple View Nursing Home would be appreciated by the family.

Expressions of sympathy may be made at www.arthurfuneralhome.com.