In Loving Memory Of
Alcide “Karate Man” Bourque
1932 - 2023

Alcide “Karate Man” Bourque, 90, of Grande-Digue, passed away suddenly on Monday, January 2nd, 2023.

Born in Cap-de-Cocagne, NB, he was the son of the late Fred and the late Anna (Hébert) Bourque.

Prior to his retirement, Alcide owned a karate business, he was the instructor and held a 6th degree, black belt.

He is survived by his wife of 68 years, Elizabeth (Landry) Bourque; his son, Robert Bourque (late Anne); his grandchildren: Greg and Jason; his great grandchildren: Kenzie, Nixon, Lucas and Emerick; his sisters: Doris Landry of Grande-Digue and Jeannine Gallant of Shediac; his brother, Adrien Bourque of Grande-Digue, as well as many nieces and nephews.

He was predeceased by his sister, Simonne LeBlanc and by his brother, Lorenzo Bourque.

Visitation will be held from Passage, 3754 Route 134, Shediac Bridge, NB, (506) 532-1050, on Friday, January 6th, 2023, from 2 to 4 pm and from 7 to 9 pm and also on Saturday, January 7th, 2023, from 9:30 am to 10:30 am.

Funeral mass will be held from La Visitation RC Church, Grande-Digue, NB, on Saturday, January 7th, 2023 at 11 am.

In Alcide’s memory, a donation can be made to “Pépére Boite à Lunch”.

The family invites you to sign a book of condolences at:

Arrangements under the professional care of Passage Funeral Cooperative and Cremation Center.

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  1. Mes sincères sympathies à toi Elizabeth et à toute la famille. Alcide va être manquer par plusieurs personnes. Repose en paix ❤️🙏🏻❤️

  2. My deepest condolences to all family members. I will always remember Alcide when he came to the school to lease the gym for his classes. He was always in good spirits, brought me blueberries that he picked himself and often made me laugh. I will miss him Rest in peace Alcide 🙏

  3. Nos plus sincères condoléances à toi, Elizabeth ,Robert (Bobby) et tout les membres de sa famille .
    Bon courage pendant ce temps difficile.

  4. Nos Sympathies a la Famille,Nos plus Profondes Condeleances a toute la Famille durant cette dure epreuve. Vous etes tous dans nos Prieres
    Bon Courage

  5. Nos sincères sympathies à toi Elizabeth et Bobby et à toute la famille Bourque.

  6. Deepest sympathy to the family. Our thoughts are with you at this difficult time.

    Germaine Bourgeois, Sharlene & Daniel Cormier

  7. Nos sincères sympathies à toute la famille. Vous êtes dans nos prières. 🙏♥️

  8. Nos sympathies, Elisabeth; durant ce temps difficile. Sa presence va nous manquer. Il etait un homme humble et sympathique envers les autres. Garde toutes les bonne memoires proche du coeur ma belle.

  9. Shihan Alcide was my first karate instructor, when I was 14 yrs in 1971. After more than 40 yrs in karate, I never forgot him, and will always respect his knowledge, and the great man he was. Osu, Shihan Bourque.

  10. Sympathie à la famille. Je garderai toujours un bon souvenir de lui. Il a été mes fils et mon propre professeur de karaté. Repose en paix senseï.

  11. My deepest condolences to all the family my thoughts and prayers are with all of you 💔💔🙏🙏🙏

  12. It is hard to believe, this man who has touched so many people is gone to be an angel. I know of many people who would not be where they are today if not for him and his karate. He not only taught Karate he taught life lessons at the same time. You will be missed Sensi Bourque, Thank you and rest in peace. Marc and I would like to extend our deepest sympathies to you, Isabelle and your family. Thoughts and prayers

  13. Nos plus sincère condoléances Elizabeth,Bobby et toute la famille.Nos prières et pensées sont avec vous autres.Repose en paix Alcide.💔🙏💕

  14. Mes plus sincères condoléances à la famille. Il a toujours eu mon plus grand respect. Notre communauté lui doit beaucoup. Repose En Paix.

  15. My deepest sympathies Elizabeth don’t know if you remember me from work Paturel

  16. Robert, I am so sorry to hear of your father’s passing. Know you are in my thoughts and prayers. May God give you the strength you need to get through these times.

  17. Chère Elizabeth, nos plus Sincères Sympathies à toi et Bobby et à la famille Bourque. Il va certainement être manqué.

  18. Nos sincères sympathies à toi Elizabeth et la famille Bourque. On va le manquer, Bon courage Jacques & Denise Leger

  19. As one of his former karate students I’m glad I had the opportunity to learn from him as a kid. I looked up to him as a larger than life figure that I had the upmost respect for , I was sad to hear about your passing i wished that I could’ve said thank you for all you’ve done . Respect and sympathies to the family

  20. Nos plus sincères condoléances à toute la famille. Sensei Bourque a été une influence positive dans la vie de plusieurs personnes incluent la nôtre. Tu seras manqué.

  21. Nos plus sincères sympathies Elizabeth et Robert et a toutes la famille Bourque . Repose en paix Alcide 🙏

  22. Toutes nos sympathies à Elizabeth et Bobby et à ses petits-enfants. ”Sensei” Bourque a donné beaucoup de son temps et ses compétences au sport du karaté. Il voulait toujours que ses élèves se dépassent et se développent au meilleur de leurs capacités. Il était un homme de principes,
    très discipliné et aussi très généreux. Ses élèves ne pourront jamais l’oublier. Qu’il repose en paix dans sa nouvelle demeure avec la Vierge qu’il aimait.

  23. My Deepest Condolences and Sympathy . Sad to hear of Alcide’s passing . Sensi was a Fine Man , always Helpful and of Good Cheer . He was my Great Friend . I shall miss him .

  24. Nos sympathies a la famille de la part d un ancien collegue de travail a Adrien, Charles Leger.

  25. My sincere condolences to Elizabeth, Bob ,Jason, Greg and families. May many fond memories live forever in your heart of Alcide. You are all in my thoughts and prayers during your time of need.

  26. Everard&Gisèle Robichaud de Néguac
    Sincères condoléances à la famille de Alcide Bourque.
    Je serai toujours reconnaissant pour tous les bons conseils que vous m’avez donné.
    je ne vous oublierai jamais Sensi Bourque. Allez et enseignez aux anges le Karaté

  27. Elizabeth,Bobby, & Family,
    May your Heart be consoled to know he is in great hands up above.Sending you STRENGTH and LOVE in the following days……🙏🦋🙏

  28. Sincere sympathies to Elizabeth and the family. Thoughts and prayers are with you all at this very difficult time.

  29. Nos plus sinceres condoléances Elizabeth et a toute la famille. Nos prieres et pensées sont avec vous autre. Repose en paix Sensei Bourque!

  30. Nos plus sincères condoléances à toi,Elizabeth et toute la famille .Nos pensées et nos prières vous accompagnent en ces moments difflciles.

  31. Nos sinceres sympathies a toi Elisabeth et Bobby, et aux autres membres de la famille.

  32. Nos sincères sympathies à toi Elizabeth et Bobby et à toute la famille Bourque.

  33. So sorry to hear the passing of Alcide. My ex, (Maurice Goguen) followed his teachings for years. RIP

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