Rita Corinne Blair
Blair, Rita Corinne, 86, Valley, Col. Co., passed away Tuesday, May 14, 2019 at home. Born in Amherst, she was a daughter of the late Napoleon and Emma (Richard) Legere. Reta worked for many years at Stanfield’s Ltd., Truro. Family was very important to mom, and especially her great-grandchildren.
She is survived by daughters, Cathy ( Bob) Lake, Bonnie (Vince) Robin; son, Ron (Karen) Hoeg; grandchildren, Travis (Sarah) Naugle, Josh (Kristine) Naugle, Jamie Hoeg, Danny (Susan) Scott, Michael (Kaitlyn) Hoeg, Tanya Hoeg (Luke), Justin (Chelsea) Hoeg, Danielle (Mark) Smith, Marsha (George) Mason, Adam Ferguson; 21 great-grandchildren; sister, Helen Callejays; many nieces and nephews.
She was predeceased by her husband Garnet Blair; sons, David, Charlie, Gary; grandson Trevor Ferguson; brothers and sisters.
Arrangements are under the direction of the Mattatall~Varner Funeral Home, 55 Young Street, Truro. No visitation or funeral service by family request. A private family burial will take place at a later date. Donations in memory may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia or to the IWK Hospital for Sick Children, Halifax. Private messages of condolence may be sent to the family by viewing Rita’s obituary on-line and selecting "Send A Condolence" at: www.mattatallvarnerfh.com