It is with profound sadness that we announce the passing of Blaine Acres of Beaumont, AB on January 5, 2014, following a short battle with pancreatic cancer.
Blaine is survived by his loving wife Janice; daughter Lisa Vaters (Jon); mother Carol Acres; grandmother Thelma Acres; sister Rhonda Williams (Dave); sister and brother-in-law Karen and Lyle Paul; nieces: Sharla Williams, Amanda Bacon (Scott), Kristin Tarnowski (Brent) and many aunts, uncles, cousins and friends.
Blaine was predeceased by his son Jerrit and father Roy.
A Celebration of Blaine’s life will be held on Saturday, January 11, 2014 from 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm at Bethel Lutheran Church, 298 Bethel Drive, Sherwood Park, AB T8H 2C5.
If friends and family desire, donations may be made in Blaine’s name to Pancreatic Cancer Canada Foundation online or by email, 30 Concourse Gate, Unit 27, Ottawa, Ontario K2E 7V7.
Thanks to Dr. Safranovich, Dr. Chua, Dr. Voldeng and all the staff on the Palliative Care Unit at St. Joseph’s Auxiliary Hospital for the compassionate care.