It is with heavy hearts that we announce the passing of Claude Blanchette, 71, that occurred on Tuesday, August 8th, 2023, at the Dr. Georges-L.-Dumont University Hospital Centre.
Born in Campbellton, he was the son of the late Eloi Blanchette and the late Louise (Lavoie) Blanchette.
Claude worked as a truck driver for JP Shellfish as well as Pier 99 until his retirement. Truck driving was his passion. He was a devoted husband, father, and grandfather. He will be remembered for his good personality, his sense of humour, his kindness, and his willingness to help others.
He is survived by his wife of 53 years, Marie; his two sons: Eloi Blanchette (Amélie Durczok) of Memramcook and Roland (Sheryl Stever) of Richibucto; his daughter, Annette Blanchette (Bobby Boucher) of Salisbury; his six grandchildren: Jocelyn, Jessica, Janelle, Julie-Pier, Anika, and Jackson; as well as several nieces and nephews.
No visitation and funeral service will be held.
The family invites you to sign a book of condolences at: www.funerairepassagefuneral.ca.
Arrangements under the professional care of Passage Funeral Cooperative and Cremation Center, 363 Amirault Street, Dieppe, NB, (506) 857-1901.