Posted: September 8th, 2023

DORIS BLAQUIERE-DERZAPH 1927 – 2023 Anise “Doris” Blaquiere-Derzaph of Redcliff, beloved wife of the late Edward Blaquiere and the late Adam Derzaph, passed away peacefully on Sunday, September 3rd, 2023 at the age of 96, with her daughter, June, by her side. Doris was born on June 20, 1927, in St. Paul, Kent County, New Brunswick. She was the ninth child of Bibienne (Cormier) Belliveau and Henri Belliveau. Doris leaves to mourn her passing: daughter June (Bill Matuska), daughter-in-law Bev Blaquiere, daughter Elizabeth “Betty” Jones (Trevor), stepson Edwin Derzaph (Lorna), stepdaughter Sharon Black, grandchildren: Kirk Blaquiere (Dione), Shane Blaquiere, Ronaye Beck (Jason) and Karlee Everist (Bryce), many great grandchildren, step grandchildren, step great grandchildren and nieces and nephews; sister Minnie Surrette of Ambersburg, Ontario and brother Al Belliveau of Greenwood, Nova Scotia. Doris was predeceased by her husband, Edward Blaquiere (May 10, 1993), step grandson Bruce Perini (November 26, 2010), husband Adam Derzaph (February 8, 2015) and son Edgar (Ed) Blaquiere (September 24, 2020). Full obituary can be found on Pattison Funeral Home website. The funeral service will be held in the PATTISON FUNERAL HOME & CELEBRATION OF LIFE CENTRE on Tuesday, September 12, 2023 at 11:00 a.m. with Life Celebrant, David Townsend officiating. If you are unable to attend in person you can participate via livestream – please visit and select live streaming, then select the youtube (arrow). In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to either of the CWL in Medicine Hat, Heart and Stroke Foundation, Cancer Society or the charity of your choice. To leave a message of condolence you may visit

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  1. Gloria Vair says:

    My condolences to family as I recall memories of your precious mother.
    I knew Doris during her working years at the hospital. She was always quietly gracious, and quick to pleasantly oblige with any work related duties. Her smile was instantaneous. RIP Doris.

  2. Jackie Harrison says:

    Condolences to the family. I always loved visiting with Dors at the post office. She was a lovely lady and she will be missed. May she restvin peace🙏💗

  3. Loretta says:

    So sorry to hear of your loss She was a grand lady

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