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Blezard, Nora

The funeral was held on 28th January for the late Nora Blezard of Knutsford who died on 20th January 2005 aged 89 years. Nora was born on 30th November 1915 to the late John and Hilda Wilson, she was the second child of a family of seven. She was born in Blackburn and brought up in Blackburn and Nelson where she attended school. Later Nora met Alfred Blezard, they married on 18th September 1937 at St John’s Church, Nelson and settled in Harrow Weald, Middlesex, before moving to Parkgate, Knutsford in 1959. Sadly Nora was widowed in 1988. Her last three years were spent at Abbeyfield House. Nora worked as a nursing auxiliary at Cranford Lodge Hospital for 16 years, retiring in 1975. After her retirement Nora spent many years working as a volunteer on the CVS trolley at Cranford Hospital. She is survived by her daughter Janet, son in law Ray, two grandchildren and her sister Vera. The Service of Thanksgiving at Knutsford Methodist Church, conducted by Rev Paul Wilson, followed private committal. Family floral tributes were received as well as donations for Abbeyfield House and Knutsford Methodist Church. Arrangements by Dodgson’s Funeral Service, Knutsford.

Blezard Nora