Albert Maxwell (Max) Blackmore

February 26, 1935 to June 18, 2017

Obituary

Blackmore, Albert Maxwell (Max) – It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Albert Maxwell (Max) Blackmore, beloved husband and father, at the age of 82 years after a brief battle with cancer. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories his wife Juanita, his son Michael and daughter Jill. Predeceased by his father and mother Max and Olive Blackmore. Also leaving to mourn his sisters Stella Mifflin and Joan Blackmore; his brother Harold (Ivy); sisters-in-law: Marcia Brett (Peter), Elvina Stryde (Harry), Judi MacPhee (Roger); as well as many nieces and nephews, close friends Grace and John Crewe and many other dear friends. Thank you to our friends and neighbours at Greycliffe Condominium for their kind support. A heart felt thank you to the staff of the Cancer Clinic and the Palliative Care Unit at the L.A Miller Centre. A special thank you to Dr. Lisa Barnes and Community Health Nurse, Valerie Maher. Cremation has taken place. The family will be receiving visitors and friends at Carnell’s Funeral Home, 329 Freshwater Road on Tuesday, June 20th and Wednesday, June 21st from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m. and 9:00 p.m. Funeral service will take place on Thursday, June 22nd, 2017 at 2:00 p.m. from St. Michael and All Angels Church, 75 Kiwanis Street. Interment to follow in the Anglican Cemetery, Kenmount Road. In lieu of flowers, donations in Max’s memory may be made to St. Michael and all Angels Building Fund or a charity of one’s choice. To send a message of condolence or sign the memorial guest book, please visit www.carnells.com.

Schedule

Visitations

2-4 p.m. on June 20, 2017

7-9 p.m. on June 20, 2017

2-4 p.m. on June 21, 2017

7-9 p.m. on June 21, 2017

Carnell’s Funeral Home
329 Freshwater Road
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funeral

2:00pm, Thursday June 22nd

St. Michael and All Angels Church


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Juanita and family,
Please accept my sincere condolences for your loss. Mr. Blackmore was one of the kindest men I have ever had the pleasure of knowing. I’m deeply saddened for you and your family. Please know that you will be in my thoughts as you go threw this difficult time.

Hi Jill
So sorry to hear of your dad’s passing. I only met him once but the impression was of akind, gentle soul with a great love of family. Sincere condolences to you and your family.
Cecilia Bungay

Juanita and family,
We are presently out of town, however, please accept our sincere condolences. Mac’s smile in his picture is typical and says everything about him.
Herb and Olive

Bonjour Jill,

Nous venons d’apprendre la nouvelle du décès de ton père. La famille se joint à moi pour te souhaiter, ainsi qu’à ta famille nos sincères condoléances. Nous avons eu l’honneur de connaître ton papa et nous l’avons trouvé très doux et très gentil. Je sais que tu avais un rapport spécial avec lui, et les souvenirs du temps que vous avez passé ensemble resteront toujours avec toi.

Renée et Gary et famille.

Aunt Juanita, Michael and Jill.
We are so sad to hear about the passing of Uncle Mac. Our thoughts and prayers are with you. He was a great man and will be remembered forever and always.

Love Jim, Holly, Quinn and Alice.

Aunt Juanita, Jill and Michael
Although we can’t be with you at this time, you are in our hearts, thoughts and prayers as we remember Uncle Mac.
He was a wonderful, kind and loving person and will truly be missed by all of us.
Love, Bill, Laurie and Holly

Juanita, Jill, Michael,
and all my Blackmore cousins

We are so sorry to hear about Mac’s passing and send our thought and prayers to you all.

We are so grateful that we were able to spend time with you when we were in Newfoundland last autumn.

Much love
Sharon & Phil Stubley (nee Blackmore)

Jaunita ,
Sorry to hear of your husband’s passing .
May family and friends bring you comfort and your loving memories ease your sorrow .
God Bless
Maxine Wentzell

Juanita and family and all The Blackmore Family..
My deepest sympathy on the passing of Max.

Aunt Juanita, Jill and Michael
I love you and send my you my heartfelt sympathies.
Growing up Nan was the kindest and gentlest person I had ever known and I adored her; how she would give you everything she had and never had an unkind word for anybody. As I spent time with U Mac as an adult I saw that he had inherited her best qualities and this made him the best Husband, father, brother, son, friend, and uncle that one could ask for and he will be sadly missed by all.

I will always cherish the days on the golf course with you Uncle Mac and they will remain as some of my fondest memories.
I love you and will miss you.

David

Mrs. Mifflin & Family
Please accept our heartfelt condolences on the loss of your brother –
Our hearts are with you in this time of sorrow.

Love Brian, Michelle, Brandon & Kaitlyn O’Gay

A life well- lived leaves behind a beautiful bouquet of
memories
May the promises of God be your comfort in this time
of sorrow.
Sincere Condolences
Bruce, Louisa Adams Derek Eveleigh

Dear Aunt Jaunita, Michael and Jill,
How very sorry I am to learn of Uncle Mac’s passing. You all have a special place in my heart and childhood memories and now a special place in my prayers. God bless you all. God bless Uncle Mac.
With love,
Elizabeth

Mrs. Blackmore, Michael and Jill
So sorry to hear of the passing of Mr..Blackmore. He was a great man and father and will be sadly missed by all. Cherish the memories and time will heal. Thinking of you all during this difficult time.
Love
Debbie And Chria

Dear Juanita, Jill, Michael and family,
We are out of the province now and unable to visit, but we want to pass along our sincere condolences on the passing of a dear husband and father.
Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this difficult time. Max and Brenda Collett

To Stella, Joan and family
Saddened to hear of Max’s passing. Max and I went to school together and I have fond memories of our school days at St. Peter’s. My deepest condolences to everyone.
Dawn Cheeseman

Dear Juanita, Jill, Michael and family,
Our sincerest condolences for your loss. I am happy that I got to meet Max and to know what a kind and caring man he was.
May your fond and happy memories give you strength at this sad time and in the days to come.
David and Adele Walsh

Juanita & family. Stella, Joan and Harold & family
We were shocked and deeply saddened to learn of the passing of Max. Our hearts go out to you at this time of sorrow.
His death leaves a heartache no one can heal. Love leaves a memory no one can steal and as you comprehend this profound loss . let yourself cry knowing a tear is a note of love rising to the heavens above.
For some moments in life there are no words. May God bless you all during this time of sorrow.
Our heartfelt thoughts go out to you all.

Juanita and Family.
My sincere sympathy to you and all your family. I know how hard it is to lose a loved one, but your memories will keep you going. .

Juanita,My condolences on the death of your husband. Take care.Carlie

Juanita & family: Sorry to hear of Max’s passing. He will be sadly missed by all his Saint Michael’s family. May pleasant memories help you through this sad time. We will be out of town and unable to visit the funeral home or attend the funeral but our thoughts and prayers will be with you. Dick & Rita King

Dear Juanita and the Blackmore Family:
Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family at this time. May you always keep Max’s memory close to your hearts. Rest in peace, Max.

Juanita and Family;

Sorry to hear of Max’s passing, sincere sympathy from Mona and I.
A good man.
Our interaction goes back nearly 60 years.
I am sure you have many great memories to
help you through this.

Sincerely
Carl & Mona Noseworthy

Mrs Blackmore, Michael, and Jill,
I am very saddened to hear of Mr Blackmore’s passing. A kind , gentle soul has left us. I know that his family was always his number one love and I am sure you all have wonderful memories.
You will be in my thoughts.
Cheryl Button

We were so very sad to hear of Mac’s passing. I hope your wonderful memories of this very sweet man will bring you some comfort at this very difficult time. Keeping you all in our prayers.
Dean Malvern & Judith O’Gay Malvern

We were saddened to hear of Mac’s passing,he was certainly the nicest man we have ever met, a true gentleman & loved by all.Thinking of The Blackmore Family at this sad time..
With love & sympathy,
Jean & Ken Ellis

Jill so sorry to hear of your Dad’s passing. My thoughts & prayers to you & your family.

Sincerely

Jean Quirk

Dear Jill and family, I’m so sorry for your deep loss and all you have suffered the past few months. May you find peace and comfort in memories and stories as you grieve and find a new routine. Just ask or hint if you need something. ox Diane

My deepest sympathies to Jill and her family. You are in my thoughts with sadness for your heartbreak.

Deepest sympathy from Doreen Hounsell and family. We loved seeing you both at the cabin in Spread Eagle.

JUANITA MICHAEL JILL AND FAMILY MY SINCERE SYMPATHY. ST. MICHAELS HAS LOST A FAITHFUL PARISHIONER AND A GENTLEMAN. MAY HE REST IN PEACE AND RISE IN GLORY

Juanita, my sincere sympathy to you and your family on Max’s passing. He was a fine gentleman and will be missed at St. Michael’s.

Stella,Joan Harold and family. My deepest sympathy on the death of Max. I remember Max well but distance seem to have kept us apart. I am out of town but will make every effort to visit funeral home

Aunt Juanita, Micheal and Jill,
So sorry to hear of Uncle Max’s passing. Please be assured of our thoughts and prayers for you.

Aunt Juanita, Jill and Michael, I fell blessed to have known Uncle Mac, he was a true gentlemen. As I reflect on the nearly 28 years I knew him, the one word that keeps coming to mind is “love”, a man full of love. Love of his Church and Church community; love of outdoors, I reflect on his stories of canoeing adventures with friends and hunting with his brother; love of his siblings and friends; love of Spread Eagle, his place of escape; love of laugher and even laughing at himself; love of his children, unconditional love; and I can’t speak of love without saying a man who was still in love to the end.
When I hear words from Corinthians Chapter 13 in the future, I will think of Uncle Mac: “Love is patient, love is kind, It does not envy, it does not boast, it is not proud. It is not rude, it is not self-seeking, it is not easily angered, it keeps no record of wrongs. Love does not delight in evil but rejoices with the truth. It always protects, always trusts, always hopes, always perseveres. Love never fails.”
When you awaken tomorrow, you will feel and remember that love.
God bless. See you soon.