Cocagne – Aristide Després, 85, passed away peacefully at his residence, surrounded by his loving family on Wednesday, October 12th, 2011, after a brief illness.
Born in Cocagne on April 12, 1926, he was the son of late Jacques and Delia (Pellerin) Després.
Aristide was a CNR employee for 35 years.
Aristide will be sadly missed by his three sons, Yvon Després of Cocagne, André Després (Debbie) of Riverview, Normand Mazerolle (Denise) of Ste-Marie; his daughter, Bernice Poirier (Daniel) of Shediac Bridge; his six grandchildren, Justin, Rémi, Joline, Chantal, Joey, Luc; his special friend Dora Arsenault; also several cousins, nieces and nephews.
He was predeceased by his wife Andréa (Leger) Després); five sisters, Emélia, Edith, Dorilla, Juliette, Lorraine; and two brothers, Alcide and Gérard.
Visitations will be held at Passage in Shediac Bridge on Sunday, October 16 from 2 to 4 pm and 7 to 9 pm and on Monday, October 17 from 9:30 to 10:30 am. Funeral service will be held at St-Pierre de Cocagne RC Church on Monday, October 17 at 11 am.
Donations to the donor’s choice would be appreciated by the family.
Condolences in the guest book are welcomed at: www.funerairepassagefuneral.ca
Funeral arrangement under the professional care of Coopérative Funéraire Passage Funeral Co-operative, 3754, Route 134, Shediac Bridge, NB E4R 1T3
Tel: (506) 532-1050