Dr. Maurice V. R. Thorburn

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Dr. Maurice V. R. Thorburn
1939 ~ 2018

Grande-Digue, NB – It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Dr. Maurice Victor Robert Thorburn at the age of 79. He passed away at his residence on Saturday, March 10th, 2018.

Born in Grande-Anse, NB, he was the son of the late Albert Wallace and the late Edwidge Thorburn (nee Pinette). He was a 4th degree assembly # 2793 – Mgr. Camille-André LeBlanc, founding member of many councils of the Knights of Columbus within the province of NB, including Grande-Digue, a member of the Order of the Holy Sepulchre. He was also known as Maurice Victor.

Maurice will be missed by his loving wife, Marcella Marie Thorburn (nee LeBlanc) of Grande-Digue; by his four children, Michael V. Thorburn of Grande-Digue, Suzanne Shutiak (Barry Shutiak) of Hinton, AB, Lisa P. Thorburn (Alexandre Kassatly) of Sainte-Foy, QC and Kenneth Scott Thorburn of Red Deer, AB; by his nine grandchildren, Anne-Marie, Isabelle, Brandon, Rebecca, Kimberly, Alexandra, Curtis, Christina, Connor; also by several nieces and nephews.

Visitations will be at Passage in Shediac Bridge, on Friday, March 16th, 2018 from 7:00pm to 9:00pm and on Saturday, March 17th, 2018 from 9:00am to 10:30am. Funeral Mass will be celebrated at La Visitation RC Church, Grande-Digue, NB, on Saturday, March 17th, 2018 at 11:00am.

Donations to the "Pépére Boite à Lunch" of Grande-Digue or the Knights of Columbus would be appreciated by the family.

The family invites you to sign an online book of condolences at:

Funeral arrangements under the professional care of
Passage Funeral Co-operative and Cremation Centre
3754, Route 134
Shediac Bridge, NB,
E4R 1T3
Tel: (506) 532-1050 

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