Albenie Lirette, 94, husband of Annette Lirette of Bouctouche Bay, NB passed away on December 16, 2021 at the hospital with his wife of 7 years at his side.
Born on July 25, 1927 in Dupuis Corner, N.B., he was the son of the late Lucille and Albenie Lirette. He loved cowboy movies, word search, knowing who a person was related to and was a past member of the Knights of Columbus, Barachois, N.B.
He is survived by his 2nd wife Annette Cormier who took great care of all of his needs since getting married and being his nurse. He was Step-Dad to Jean Claude Bernard of Shediac and Karen (Rodney) Weibe and step Grandfather to Susan and Katharine of Rodney Ontario.
Albenie is predeceased by his 1st Wife of 51 years, Geraldine (Richard). They went to Ontario to work, met, married and lived their life until Albenie retired and moved back home to Grand Barachois, NB. They had three children: Yvonne Allan (John) of Tillsonburg, Ont., Paul (Elizabeth) Lirette of Guelph, Ont., and Gloria (Manuel) Oliveira of Port Elgin, N.B.. Pepere had 7 grandchildren that he was proud of: Renee (Patrick Ancheta), Chris (Amanda) Allan, Tammy Lirette, Amber (Keaton Bales), Robert (Zephra) Lirette, Justin (Kristen) Oliveira and Melinda (Atillo Roccavilla). Pepere was happy that from him came 12 Great Grand Children: Jacob & Emma Ancheta, Logan & Mason Allan, Gauge, Aceyln & Riot Miller and Dexter & Albany Bales, Athea Lirette, Santino & Isabella Roccavilla.
Albenie was also predeceased by his siblings Laura (Emery LeBlanc), Leandre (Rina), Hyacinth (Adrienne) and Jean. He is survived by many other family members and friends.
There is no service at Albenie’s request and the family thanks the Doctors and hospital staff at Hopital Stella Maris de Kent for making his last week on earth a pleasant one. He will be interred with Geraldine in Mississauga, Ont. at a future date.
Arrangements under the professional care of Passage Funeral Co-operative and Cremation Centre, 3754, Route 134, Shediac Bridge, (506) 532-1050.