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Gordon Wayne (Gordie) Blackburn

Halifax Chronicle Herald 02/24/1994

BLACKBURN, Gordon Wayne (Gordie) - 18, East Noel, Hants County, died February 23, 1994, in Izaak Walton Killam Children's Hospital, Halifax. Born in Halifax, he was the son of Wayne and Glenda (White) Blackburn. He was a lifelong resident of East Noel. He attended Kennetcook School, Truro Junior High School and C.E.C. Afflicted with Cystic Fibrosis, he had a fond attraction for and enjoyed watching barnyard animals, especially cows. He is survived by his sister, Kathy, at home; maternal grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Ernest White, White Settlement; several aunts, uncles and cousins. He was predeceased by his paternal grandparents, Creelman and Anna Blackburn. Visitation will be after 2 p.m. today in Withrow-MacMillan Funeral Home, East Noel. Funeral will be 1 p.m. Saturday in Noel United Church, Rev. Ronald Frampton officiating. Spring burial will be in Noel Cemetery. Donations may be made to Cystic Fibrosis, Nova Scotia Chapter or Seven East Respiratory Unit, I.W.K.