Blanche Bezanson1

F, #24961, b. 2 October 1910, d. before 10 June 2003
FatherRichard Melbourne Bezanson1 b. May 1880, d. 1964
MotherEdith Schofield1 b. Jun 1881, d. 1962

Family

Olav Morholt b. 20 May 1907, d. Jun 1979
Relationship4th great-granddaughter of Jean George Bezanson
     Blanche Bezanson was also known as Eve Blanche Bezanson and confused with her sister Evelyn. She was born on 2 October 1910 at Canning, Nova Scotia.2,3,4 She married Olav Morholt.5 Blanche Bezanson died before 10 June 2003 possibly in December 1977 in Florida.3

Census Summary

1910
Birth
1910
Census
1911
1920
Census
1921
1930
1940
1950
1960
1970
1980
1990
2000
Death
2003

Census, Residence

Census1911Eve Blanche Bezanson appeared on the census of 1911 in the household of Richard Melbourne Bezanson and Edith Schofield at Canning, Nova Scotia.6
Census1921Blanche Bezanson appeared on the census of 1921 in the household of Richard Melbourne Bezanson and Edith Schofield at Marriott's Cove, Nova Scotia.7
Lived1977Blanche Bezanson and Olav Morholt lived in St. Petersburg, Pinellas County, Florida, in 1977.8
Last Edited2 Apr 2014

Citations

  1. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 140.
  2. [S12] Nova Scotia Archives and Records Management (NSARM), "Birth Registrations", Bezanson, Eva Blanche; Registration Year: 1910; Page: 54900941; Number: 54900943.
  3. [S662] Roberta Joudrey, "Nova Scotia Obituaries", citing Halifax Herald, 12 June 2003, Marjorie Elizabeth Morash.
  4. [S3] Social Security Administration, Social Security Death Index, Blanche Morholt, Born=2 Oct 1910, Died=Dec 1977, Residence=33708  Saint Petersburg, Pinellas, FL, Last Benefit=33708  Saint Petersburg, Pinellas, FL, Issued=NY (Before 1951).
  5. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 140, in the entry for "Blanche."
  6. [S5] 1911 Canadian Census; Kings, Nova Scotia; Family: 121; Page: 12; Lines: 13-19.
  7. [S5] 1921 Canadian Census; Chester West, Canaan, Chester, Sherwood, Windsor Road, Marriotts Cove, Lunenburg, Nova Scotia; Reference Number: RG 31; Folder Number: 46; Page: 13; Lines: 35-45.
  8. [S3] Social Security Administration, Social Security Death Index, Blanche Morholt, Born=2 Oct 1910, Died=Dec 1977, Residence=33708  Saint Petersburg, Pinellas, FL, Last Benefit=33708  Saint Petersburg, Pinellas, FL, Issued=NY (Before 1951) and Olav Morholt, Born=20 May 1907, Died=Jun 1979, Residence=33708  Saint Petersburg, Pinellas, FL, Last Benefit=10308 Staten Island, Richmond, NY, Issued=098 (Before 1951).

Donna Faye Valanne1,2

F, #24963, b. circa 1943, d. 20 September 2011

Family

Ronald McNeil Bezanson
     Donna Faye Valanne was born circa 1943 at New Brunswick.1 She married Ronald McNeil Bezanson on 13 August 1960 at New Brunswick.1,2 Donna Faye Valanne died on 20 September 2011 at Pembroke, Ontario.3

     Obituary from The Pembroke Daily Observer (Pembroke, Ontario), 23 September 2011:
BEZANSON, Donna - Peacefully at home on Tuesday, September 20th, 2011 in her 69th year, Donna Bezanson (nee Valanne) of Pembroke, beloved wife of Ronald Bezanson. Loving mother of Brian (Kim) of Pembroke, Judy (Alain) Wood of Quebec City, Brenda Lowerison of Belleville and Kevin (Angie) of Pembroke. Also survived by many grandchildren and great grandchildren, and many brothers and sisters. A private family visitation and funeral service will be held at the Neville Funeral Home, Pembroke, followed by cremation.3
Last Edited29 Apr 2014

Citations

  1. [S860] Provincial Archives of New Brunswick, "Vital Statistics from Government Records", Marriage Certificate; Microfilm F24375, SUnbury County, Code B4/1960, Number 3427, Ronald McNeil Bezanson and Donna Faye Valanne, 13 August 1960.
  2. [S662] Roberta Joudrey, "Nova Scotia Obituaries", citing Halifax Herald, 14 June 2000, Beverly Eugene "Jake" Bezanson.
  3. [S2] Donna Bezanson Death Notice, Pembroke Daily Observer (Pembroke, Ontario), 23 September 2011.

Laurie Reginald Crowell1

M, #24964, b. 2 January 1947, d. 22 December 2007
FatherReginald Crowell2 d. 21 Jun 2000
MotherMelinda Bezanson2 b. 9 Mar 1913, d. 17 Jun 2003

Family

Audrey Mosher
Relationship5th great-grandson of Jean George Bezanson
     Laurie Reginald Crowell was born on 2 January 1947 at Windsor, Nova Scotia.1 He married Audrey Mosher circa 1963.1 Laurie Reginald Crowell died on 22 December 2007 at Bishopville, Nova Scotia, at age 60.1 He was buried in Bishopville Cemetery, Bishopville, Nova Scotia.1

     Obituary from The Chronicle-Herald (Halifax, Nova Scotia), 25 December 2007:
CROWELL, Laurie Reginald - 60, Bishopville, Kings Co., passed away Saturday, December 22, 2007, at home.

Born on January 2, 1947 in Windsor, he was the son of the late Frank "Reg" and Melinda "Lindy" (Bezanson) Crowell. Laurie was involved with the Avon Credit Union in various capacities after being elected to the board in 1975. In 1976 he was elected chair of Avon Credit Union and remained chair until amalgamation to Valley Credit Union in 1994. He was elected as Chairman of the Board of Valley Credit Union in 2001, and was re-elected at the end of each term, where he remained as Chairman to this date. He was a member of the executive, a member of the personnel committee and a Delegate at Provincial and National Meetings on behalf of VCU. "5 O'Clock Crowell" will be remembered for his love of music and entertaining. He was a member of Local 583 of the CEP, and also served as president for a number of years.

Surviving are his wife of 44 years, the former Audrey Mosher; daughter, Barbara (Butch) Robinson, Windsor; Mike (Allison), Rothesay, N.B; Stephen (Julie), Prince Edward Island; grandchildren and great-grandchildren; sisters, Elva (Dave) Peach, Falmouth; Ella (Doug) Young, Hantsport; Mary (David) Robarts, Hantsport, and their children as well as extended family and friends. Cremation has taken place.

Visitation will be held 7-9 p.m. Thursday, December 27, in Lindsay's Windsor Funeral Home, 194 King St., Windsor. Memorial service will be held 2 p.m. Friday, December 28, in Lindsay's Windsor Funeral Home Chapel. Interment will be in Bishopville Cemetery at a later date.1

Census, Residence

Lived2003Laurie Reginald Crowell lived in Bishopville, Nova Scotia, on 17 June 2003.2
Last Edited4 May 2014

Citations

  1. [S2] Laurie Reginald Crowell Death Notice, The Chronicle-Herald (Halifax, Nova Scotia), 25 December 2007.
  2. [S662] Roberta Joudrey, "Nova Scotia Obituaries", citing Halifax Herald, 19 June 2003, Mabel Melinda "Lindy" Crowell.