Blanche Collard

COLLARD, Blanche (nee Howson)

passed away unexpectedly at home on Monday, February 10, 2020 at 87 years of age. Beloved wife of the last Basil (2014). Loving mother of Clifford, Carol McCoy (Jack), Lila Sturdevant, Kevin (Kim). Adored Grandma of Jeanine Sturdevant (Al), Erik McCoy, Matthew McCoy (Meghan), Jeff Sturdevant (Rachel), Jessica McCoy, Brandon Collard, Austin Collard and four great grandchildren, Myla McCoy, Millie McCoy, William Sturdevant and her little angel in heaven, Max McCoy. Dearest sister of Lillian Mills and Jack Howson (Geraldine) and predeceased by two sisters and four brothers. Dear sister-in-law of Verna Macrow (Dave). Blanche will also be remembered by her many nieces and nephews. Visiting at the Reid Funeral Home and Reception Centre, 87 Maidstone Ave. E., Essex on Thursday 2-4 and 7-9 pm. Funeral Service to celebrate Blanche's life will be held from the funeral home on Friday, February 14, 2020 at 11 am with visitation one hour prior. Rev. Brent Horner officiating. Interment Evergreen Memorial Park Cemetery. If desired memorial donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation. Family and friends are invited to share their memories or make a donation online at