Peacefully at Groves Park Lodge in Renfrew with loved ones by her side on Monday evening, January 29th, 2018. Blanche Mary Fridgen formerly of Arnprior passed away in her 92nd year. Beloved wife of the late Ray Fridgen (November 19, 2011). Dearly loved mother of Donald (Nina), Denis (Pat), David (Sue), Sharon Chaput (Durell), Dale Pepin (Jeff), Danny (Kara), Darcy (Cathy) and Darin (Debbie Schwarzkopf). Cherished and fondly remembered by her 20 grandchildren and 30 great-grandchildren. Dearest sister of Mildred “Billie” Hammond (late James). Predeceased by her 6 brothers: Clifford “Kippie” (Shirley), Tom (late Betty), Maurice “Moe” (late Lois), Jack (Marilyn), George (late Eileen) and Fred (late Bertha) as well as 5 sisters: Edna Anderson (late Ron), Evelyn Pichette (late Eddie), Jean Grose (late Conrad Carey), Rose May Juby and infant Jacqueline. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. Family and friends were invited to a Mass of Christian Burial to be celebrated in St. John Chrysostom Church, Arnprior on Friday morning, February 2nd at 11 o’clock. Interment Malloch Road Cemetery, Arnprior. A luncheon followed in the Parish Hall. In memory of Blanche, please consider a donation to the Arnprior Food Bank.