James Michel (Jim) Blake
The family of James (Jim) Michel Blake (born Imre Fonagy Suto) are sad to announce his passing at the Doctor Everett Chalmers Regional Hospital on Tuesday, September 3, 2019 surrounded by family. Born in Hungary on December 1st, 1939 to the late Imre and Maria (Molnar) Fonagy Suto.
Jim Immigrated to Canada from Hungary in 1957. He was a member of the Canadian Armed Forces. Jim went on to a career in construction and later founded Arcade Construction 1982 LTD. He loved the outdoors and could often be found golfing, camping and fishing. A member of the New Maryland United Church, Jim dedicated years of service to the Royal Canadian Legion Branch # 4 and New Maryland Lions Club.
Jim is survived by his wife Judy (Hogan) Blake and his "little brother" Ian Stewart who he met through his years of volunteering with Big Brothers & Big Sisters. Jim is also survived by his nephew Krisztian, niece Beata, their children and numerous extended family.
Besides his parents, Jim was predeceased by his brother Miklos (Mike) and sister Ilona.
Judy would like to thank the staff of Extramural and Dr. Stephen Pond for their care and compassion.
Resting at Bishop’s Funeral Home 540 Woodstock Road Fredericton, where visitation will take place on Friday, September 6, 2019 from 6-8 PM. A funeral service will take place on Saturday, September 7, 2019 at 11AM from the New Maryland United Church with Rev. Dr. Kelly Burke officiating. Interment to follow in the adjoining church cemetery.
For those who wish, memorial contributions to the NB Lung Association, Fredericton Area SPCA, Salvation Army or to a charity of the donor’s choice would be appreciated by the family.