Donald Addison Blakney, 91, of Moncton passed away December 2, 2017 at the Moncton Hospital.
Born in Glenvale to the late Daniel and Myrtle (Colpitts) Blakney, Donald was a retired equipment operator for the Department of Transportation and member of the Wheaton Settlement Baptist Church. He enjoyed family gatherings, going for drives, and spending time gardening, and was a member of the Independent Order of Foresters.
Survived and sadly missed by his sister, Eula Conley of Petitcodiac; sister-in-law, Betty Hallihan (Willis) of Wheaton Settlement; brothers-in-law Orlo Wheaton (Carol) of Riverview, and Bob Wheaton of Houston, BC, several nieces and nephews including special nieces, Tracey Tingley of Redwater, AB, Cindy Lewis of Upper Coverdale and Charlene Robichaud of Riverview; as well as many cousins. Predeceased by his wife, Greeta (Wheaton) Blakney; sister, Sybil Crandall; brothers, Charles, Carl, Dean, Frank and two infant brothers.
Arrangements are in the care of Salisbury Funeral Home, 3350 Route 106 Salisbury (372-4800). A graveside service will be held at Wheaton Settlement Cemetery at a later date.
Memorials in memory of Donald can be made to the Wheaton Settlement Cemetery Fund a charity of the donor’s choice.