Archie Blois

Obituary of Archie Blois

BLOIS, Lester Archibald “Archie” – age 95, of Lantz, passed away peacefully on January 21, 2021 in the Colchester East Hants Health Centre, Truro. Born in  Belnan, he was a son of the late John and Ella (Keyes) Blois.   

Archie was a veteran of the Second World War having served in RAF Rockcliffe, Ottawa. After Archie served with the military he continued to drive trucks for Imperial Oil ending his career there after 28 years. He enjoyed travelling to Florida with his wife, Laura, spending winters there for 27 years.  Archie hunted and fished and had a love of horses. He always looked forward to getting together with family and friends and playing a game of cards. Archie was a long-standing member of the Masonic Lodge in Elmsdale.  

Archie is survived by his wife of 67 years, Laura (Fisher); children, David (Tracey), Paul, Philip (Jennifer), Mary; grandchildren, Corey (Leslie), Kody (Kim), Ariel; great grandchildren, Thane and Brea; daughter-in-law, Shelley; sister, Evelyn Gibbon.

Besides his parents, he was predeceased by his son, Gordon; brother, Orrin; sister, Marion.  

Cremation has taken place. A funeral service will be held 2pm Wednesday, January 27th, 2021 in Ettinger Funeral Home, 2812 Highway 2, Shubenacadie. Rev. Beth Mattinson officiating. COVID-19 provincial protocols apply; masks are required and social distancing guidelines must be adhered to.

In lieu of flowers a donation in Archie’s memory may made to Multiple Sclerosis Society of Canada.

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Funeral Service

2:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Wednesday, January 27, 2021
Ettinger Funeral Home Chapel
2812 Highway 2
Shubenacadie, Nova Scotia, Canada
COVID-19 provincial protocols apply; masks are required to be worn and social distancing guidelines must be adhered to.
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