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Dennis Ian Blinn

Dennis Ian Blinn

Thursday, September 4th, 1969 - Wednesday, February 27th, 2019
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It is with great sadness that the family of Dennis Ian Blinn, 49, of Pine Grove, announces his passing on Wednesday, February 27, 2019 at the South Shore Regional Hospital, Bridgewater.

Born in Halifax, Ian was the son of Edgar and Thelma (Kenney) Blinn of Lunenburg.

Ian received his earlier education at the Lunenburg High School and then went on to take a computer program in Halifax.

His working career started at Composite Atlantic, Lunenburg and then worked with his father at Nelson Consulting Company. Ian then decided to go into trucking and worked long haul, then short haul trucking for various companies in the South Shore and for the last 7 years with Armour Transportation Systems.

Ian found great pleasure in the simple pleasures of life, spending time at home with family and friends, enjoying his Xbox, watching a good car race, daily side trips with Terilee and cherished moments with his dogs, Jake and Maggie.

Besides his parents, Edgar and Thelma Blinn of Lunenburg, Ian is survived by his loving wife, Terilee (Munroe), sister, Pamela Moore, Bedford, brother, Fred (Mandy Ryan), Halifax; and James (Shelley), Halifax and several nieces and nephews and cousins.

A service to celebrate Ian’s life will be held on Saturday at 2:00 p.m. at the Dana L. Sweeny Funeral Home, 11213 Hwy. # 3, Lunenburg, Rev. Grace Caines-Corkum, officiating.

In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to The Rose Fund (The Rosanne Himmelman Cancer Patient Fund ("The Rose Fund"), raises funds "to help ease the pain" for the residents of our local communities who are struggling financially while being treated for cancer)
or to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia.
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Service Details

  • Service

    Saturday, March 2nd, 2019 | 2:00pm
    Saturday, March 2nd, 2019 2:00pm
    Dana L. Sweeny Funeral Home
    11213 Hwy. # 3
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    Rev. Grace Caines- Corkum
  • Reception

    Dana L. Sweeny Funeral Home
    11213 Hwy. # 3
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Stephen and Elizabeth Dauphinee

Posted at 06:24pm
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Debi Lewis

Posted at 10:45am
Edgar and Thelma; I am so sorry to hear of Ian's passing. It has been many years since the Kenney family had a reunion, but I remember them fondly. On behalf of my family, I want you to know that you are in our thoughts and prayers at this time. - Debi (Kenney) Lewis.

Lisa Langille

Posted at 07:21pm
My deepest sympathy to Ian’s immediate and extended family. Having moved away from Lunenburg many years ago I hadn’t seen him for some time but remember having great “ catch up” conversations whenever I would see him during my visits home. I have many fond memories of Ian during our time at the Academy, LHS as well as at United Church Youth Group. Ian was a “breath of fresh air” his humor and wit always kept me and others entertained. Cherish and take comfort in your memories. Math 5:4 “Blessed are those who mourn, for they will be comforted.”

Reg and Brenda Kenney

Posted at 06:33pm
In memory of our cousin, Ian Blinn, a man of great heart and spirit.
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Reg Kenney

Posted at 06:30pm
We'll always cherish the special memories we have of Ian, he was a strong man, always cheerful, and never one to let the challenges he faced in life hold him back. Ian was a great cousin to all of us, and he will certainly be missed by all who knew him. Sincere sympathies from all of us to Terilee and the Blinn family. Reg, Brenda and the Kenney Family

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