Blanche A. Elbourne July 30, 1929 - June 28, 2017

Blanche A. Elbourne, 87, of Brookhaven, PA passed away Wednesday June 28, 2017 at Sterling Rehabilitation Center, Media, PA after a short illness. She was born in Port Penn, DE, previously resided in the Wilmington area and has been a resident of Brookhaven for the last 50 years. Blanche graduated from Henry C. Conrad, class of ’47 and was employed as a Residential Program Director with Elwyn Institute for 25 years prior to her retirement. She was an avid gardener. A former member of the African Violet Society of Springfield, who loved to grow violets, orchids, and flowers.

Blanche is survived by her sister Helen Armstrong (95) of Ambler, PA., and her 4 children Brenda Nyce, Patricia Nyce, Kathleen Casey (Dave), and William Nyce, Sr. (Nancy). She was immensely proud of her 3 grandchildren Michael Spangler II, Candace Neavin, William Nyce Jr., and her 2 great grandchildren Steven Joachim and Abby Neavin.

Family and friends are invited to attend her Memorial service Saturday 11am at the Bateman-Allen Funeral Home, 4220 Edgmont Ave., Brookhaven, PA, 19015. Visitation Saturday 10-11am at the funeral home. Burial private.

Online condolences can be sent via www.batemanallenfuneralhome.com

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