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Old 26-06-16, 23:43
Terry Witiuk Terry Witiuk is offline
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Default Jean-Robert Blais, Cornwall, Ontario

Sad news. On June 18th, Jean-Robert Blais of Cornwall, Ontario passed away. I believe he was a longtime OMVA member and I know he was an enthusiastic collector/restorer of military vehicles. The following link will provide more info.

My wife is from Cornwall and hence I knew Jean-Robert from visits with family. His shop was up the street from my in-laws and whenever we visited, I always tried to get up to see his collection of vehicles. If he was there, he gladly invited me in for a chat and look around. For years, Jean-Robert had a unrestored half track in his shop yard and offered to sell it but it was too big a project for my single car garage. Andrew (Half Track Guy) on MLU acquired the vehicle and has done a tremendous job of restoring the vehicle. Following link will take you to his restoration thread.

My condolences to the Blais family.

With Sadness, Terry.
Cheers, Terry Witiuk

1942 M3A1 White Scout Car
1943 HUA, Project
1961 MK 2/3 Daimler Ferret, Sold

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