Dec 22, 1923 – Nov 7, 2017
Blanche Louise French was born on December 22, 1923 in Medicine Hat, Alberta to James Sallows and Ruby Leppard.
She passed away on November 7, 2017 at the Fraser Hope Lodge, Hope BC.
Blanche is survived by her sister Carol Chapman, her nieces Sandra and Kristina Stanley and her cat the Balinese Prince, Tiku, who remains in the care of her good friend Cathy Murphy.
Blanche studied to become a Psychiatric nurse and after working several years at that profession she went back to school and qualified as an R.N. She worked for many years at Riverview and worked her way into the position of Charge Nurse.
Blanche loved animals and had many different dogs and cats throughout her life.
After retirement Blache moved to Hope where she spent many happy years. Five years ago, after several years of declining health she was relocated to Fraser Hope Lodge where she received compassionate care from the entire crew at that facility.
A Memorial Service will be held on November 29, 2017 at 11:00 am at the Hope United Church, 590 Third Ave.