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February 12, 2014

Hillary Layne Canavan Blackley

Lockport Union-Sun & Journal

WEST PALM BEACH, FL — Hillary Layne Canavan Blackley came to us August 3, 1990. She was called to be one of the Lord's angels on January 28, 2014.

Layne was born and raised in West Palm Beach, FL and  graduated from Palm Beach Gardens High School in 2008. She was a student in the Radio and TV Production Magnet and was a member of the National Honor Society. Layne moved to Jacksonville after graduating from high school to continue her education at the University of North Florida. She graduated Summa Cum Laude with a degree in Early Childhood Education in December of 2011. Layne married her high school sweetheart, Brandon, in November of 2013. She was teaching Kindergarten at Richard L. Brown Elementary School and working at Cowford Traders at the time of her passing. Though she was called to be with the Lord far too soon, she lived life to the fullest and was loved by all who knew her. She will be missed tremendously.

Layne is survived by her husband, Brandon Blackley; her parents, Daniel and Collette Canavan; her sisters, Lauren and Lissette Canavan; her brother, Logan Canavan; her step-brother, Douglas Marbry; her grandmothers, Margaret (Ana) Canavan and Henrietta (Hank) Buck; uncles, John and Michael Canavan; cousins, Anastasia Canavan, Joshua Canavan and wife Jennifer, and Cavan Canavan and wife Allison; Brandon's parents, Pat and Laura Blackley; and Brandon's brother, Dylan Blackley. Layne was predeceased in death by her grandfathers, James (Popie) Canavan and Al Buck.

A celebration of her life will be held at Quattlebaum Funeral Home, 5411 Okeechobee Blvd., West Palm Beach from 2:00-4:00 PM on Saturday, February 15, 2014. In lieu of flowers, please make a donation to Richard L. Brown Elementary School, 1535 Milnor St., Jacksonville, FL 32206-4824. Include Layne's name in the memo portion of the check.

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