Blanche Schopf

1919 - 2016

Of Wiarton and formerly of Dobbinton, peacefully at Gateway Haven Wiarton on Sunday, January 10, 2016. Blanche Elizabeth Schopf (nee Colwell) at the age of 96 years. Loving wife of 55 years to the late Lawrence Schopf (2007). Cherished mother of Jim Kingston (Lorna), of Chesley; Bill Kingston (Merle), of Elmwood; Lorne Kingston (Ann), of Orillia; and Carol Anne and her husband Ron Wright, of Wiarton. Devoted grandmother of Dawn (Alex Wathke), Bryan Kingston (Laura), Rita (Alan Herron), Wyatt Kingston (Kerrie), Blair (Paul Spitzig), Terry Kingston (Jolene), Ian Kingston (Helena), and Becky (Jay Delorme); and great-grandmother of Sarah, Amy, Clayton, Abigail, Daniel, Milton, Madeline, Stewart, Dana, Luke, Chloe, Brynn, Avery, Peyton, Evie, Hannah, Liam, Mateus, Bristol, and Rozlin. Dear sister-in-law of Marjorie Teschke, of Owen Sound, and Carmel McComb, of Alymer. Sadly missed by her nieces, nephews and many friends. Predeceased by her parents Francis and Mary Colwell; husband Lawrence Kingston; sisters and brothers, Jeanette, Eliza, Irene, Sadie, Joe, Albert, Jim, George, and Levorne; many brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law; and 2 great-grandchildren. Friends are invited to call at the Thomas C. Whitcroft Peninsula Chapel, 272 Berford St., Wiarton (519) 534-5341 for a service celebrating Blanche’s life on Wednesday, January 13, 2016 at 2 o’clock, with visiting two hours prior to service. Spring interment in Red Bay Cemetery. As an expression of sympathy, donations to the Alzheimer Society Grey Bruce or Friends of Gateway would be greatly appreciated.

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