Waterloo Region Generations
A record of the people of Waterloo Region, Ontario.

Stanley Gordon Messenger Blain

Male 1916 - 2009  (92 years)


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  • Name Stanley Gordon Messenger Blain 
    Born 27 Jul 1916  Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Hall of Fame - Cambridge Sports Hall of Fame 1997  Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Name Stan Blain 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-98000 
    Died 18 Apr 2009  Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Person ID I98000  Generations
    Last Modified 3 Sep 2019 

    Father Gordon Blain,   b. Abt 1890, of, Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 2009  (Age ~ 118 years) 
    Mother Lillian,   b. Abt 1890, of, Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Family ID F25237  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Clara Rud,   b. Abt 1916,   d. Bef 2009  (Age ~ 92 years) 
    Last Modified 13 Sep 2019 
    Family ID F44882  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 27 Jul 1916 - Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsHall of Fame - Cambridge Sports Hall of Fame - 1997 - Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 18 Apr 2009 - Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • BLAIN, Stanley Gordon Messenger - Passed away peacefully, surrounded by his family, at St. Luke's Place, Hespeler, Ontario. Born July 27, 1916 in Galt, Ontario. Predeceased by parents, George and Lillian Blain. Beloved husband of the late Clara (nee Rud) Harder of Provost, Alberta. Cherished step-father to Linda (nee Harder) Heggie (Douglas) of Milton, Ont. and Gerald Harder (Mary Hawey) of Surrey, B.C. Predeceased by Dennis Harder and his wife (Phylis McRoberts). Loving grandfather to Jeffrey (Deanne Corradetti); Christine (Mike Ranger), Randal and Duncan Heggie and Linda, Frances and Michael Harder, and Bryan, Gregory and Jack Harder. Great-grandfather to Keltie, Caitlyn, Shannon, Matthew Heggie; Carli, Marilyn and Natalie Heggie; Adam Hollingsworth. Keegan, Annabelle and Helina Harder. Victoria and Alessandra Nimchuk. Kalyna Antoniuk, and Desiree Harder. Great-great-grandfather to Emma Hollingsworth. Stan will be remembered for his great love for his wife, Clara, his quick wit and sure memory, his interest in his grandchildren's lives, his enjoyment of a good meal, his automobiles, his love of sports biographies, his pleasure in gardening, his affection for his cat Cactus, and Randy's dog Denver, his volunteer work with Galt Minor Ball and Hockey. Stan was active in Galt Minor Hockey and Softball, and was inducted into the Cambridge Sports Hall of Fame in 1997. He also volunteered for the Red Cross, Meals on Wheels and the Pater Program, and his life long involvement in Trinity Anglican Church, Galt. Stan attended Dickson Public School and the Galt Collegiate Institute. Stan was a Corporal in the Royal Canadian Air Force and served overseas from July 1943 and was Honourably released and transferred to the General Section of the Reserve Class "E" on April 10, 1946. He received the 1939/45 Star, France and Germany Star, C.V.S.M. and Clasp. Stan delivered milk for Cedar Hill Dairy, and was employed by Canada Post for 28 years. Stan will be sadly missed by his family and friends. Friends will be received at Coutts Funeral Home , 96 St. Andrews St, Cambridge, on Wednesday, April 22, 2009, from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral services will be held on Thursday, April 23rd from Trinity Anglican Church, 12 Blair Rd., Cambridge at 3 p.m. Cremation has taken place according to Stan's wishes. As expressions of sympathy, donations to the charity of your choice would be appreciated by the family. Share online tributes at www.mem.com.


      Waterloo Region Record 18 Apr 2009

  • Sources 
    1. [S602] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - The Waterloo Region Record (March 2008- ), Obituary of Stanley Gordon Messenger Blain - 18 Apr 2009.