Joseph "Bud" Blemkie
Blemkie, Joseph “Bud” from Dacre, peacefully at Hospice Renfrew with family by his side on Friday, February 9, 2018 at the age of 81. Beloved husband of Elizabeth “Betty” Blemkie (St. Louis) for 58 years. Loving father and best friend to Gary (Sharon) Blemkie of Renfrew and Robert (Kim) Blemkie of Dacre. Proud grandfather to Candice (Bryan), Mandy (Kevin), Krista (Justin), Joel (Karla), Megan (Kris) and Melissa. Dearly loved Great-grandfather to Kaleb, Quinley and Buckley. Survived by his sisters Mary Windle and Margaret Legris, his brother Bernard “Bonzo” Blemkie as well as his brother-in-law Donald (Barb) St Louis and many nieces and nephews.
The family wishes to extend their sincere gratitude to Father Brennan, Dr. Pinard, Dr. DiPaolo and the nurses and staff at both the Renfrew Victoria Hospital and Hospice Renfrew for their care and compassion.
Professional services have been entrusted to the Zohr Family Funeral Home and at Bud’s request cremation has taken place and a memorial service will be held at Zohr Family Funeral Home, Eganville on Saturday May 12, 2018 from 10am until Liturgy of the Word at 11:30am in the funeral home chapel. Inurnment will follow at St. Joseph's Cemetery, Esmonde and then a lunch reception at the DACA Centre. Donations in Bud's memory may be made to Hospice Renfrew online at www.zohrfuneralhome.com