In Loving Memory Of
Claude Daigle
1951 ~ 2023

Moncton, NB – It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Claude Daigle, that occurred on October 6th, 2023, at the Moncton Hospital surrounded by the love of his wife and children.

Born in Richibucto on September 25th, 1951, he was the son of the late Joseph Daigle and the late Marie (Maillet) Daigle.

Claude started his working career at the Moncton Flying Club (Moncton Flight College) as a mechanic for many years. In 1980, he was hired by Transport Canada as an Airworthiness Inspector that lasted for 35 years of service. Throughout his career he was the recipient of numerous Awards and Merit from the Aviation industry and Government, and the author of a Training Manual that was approved by the Government of Canada as a training tool for Airworthiness  Inspectors.

He also enjoyed numerous hobbies throughout his life, especially Woodworking at which he excelled!

Claude will be sadly missed by his wife, Murielle Daigle; his two sons: Jacques Daigle of Halifax and Charles (Nathalie) of Dieppe; his two granddaughters: Catherine and Valérie; his three sisters: Emma (late Sonny) MacPhee of Riverview, Jeanne (Rheal) Melanson of Scoudouc, and Dorice (Bob) Hawkins of Cap-Bimet; as well as several nieces and nephews.

Claude was predeceased by his brother, Edouard Daigle and his sister, Alice Harrison.

Visitation will be held from Passage-Chartersville, 363 Amirault Street, Dieppe, NB, (506) 857-1901, on Friday, October 13th, 2023, from 7pm to 9pm only.  

Funeral mass will be celebrated from Ste-Thérèse RC Church, Dieppe, NB, on Saturday, October 14th, 2023 at 10:30 am.

The family would like to thank the nursing staff on the Geriatric Ward 5200 also, Dr. Mansfield, nursing staff at the Palliative Care Ward 3600 of the Moncton City Hospital for their excellent care, compassion.

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

Arrangements under the professional care of

Passage Funeral Co-operative and Cremation Centre

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  1. So sad to hear about your brother, Emma….sending my sincere condolences to you and your family!!!!

  2. Now who will tell all the jokes at family suppers? Will miss having him around and will cherish all the little wooden pieces he’s gifted us over the years. Lots of love and big hugs to you Murielle, Jacques & Charles (and Nath and the girls) xoxox

  3. Our deepest sympathy to the family. It is a great picture of him. Our condolences as you grieve.


  5. Mes sincères sympathies à toute la famille. Il avait tjrs un sourire et super fin comme co-worker.

  6. So sorry to read this – Claude was one of the good guys, always ready with a smile. Our sincere condolences.

  7. Nos sincères condoléances Emma à toi et toute la famille. 🙏💓

  8. My sincere sympathies to you all. You are in my thoughts and prayers.
    Sending lots of love ❤️

  9. Steve and I send our deepest condolences to Doris, brother of Claude, and the families affected by his loss.
    May you always cherish the memory of this great man.
    Sincerely, Christine xo

  10. Sincerest sympathies to the family!
    May he rest in peace.
    Cousin Alveta & Gerry

  11. Murielle et famille,
    Nos tenons à exprimer nos plus sincères condoléances. On se rappellera toujours de sa gentillesse, sa sensibilité, et son humour. Nous sommes chanceuses de l’avoir connu Claude.
    Gérarda et Janice

  12. Sincere condolences to Murielle and her family and all those close to Claude. We knew Claude as a wonderful neighbour, always smiling and making everyone feel welcome.

  13. Our deepest sympathy to Murielle,Charles and Jacques and their families.
    And his sisters Emma, Jeanne & Rheal, Doris & George.May he Rest In Peace .

  14. Nous manquerons Claude à Canadian Bagel, il faisait partie de notre groupe , sympathie à Murielle et toute la famille durant ce temps difficile 🙏

  15. Sincères sympathies à toute la famille, spécialement à sa sœur Jeanne et beau-frère Rhéal .

  16. As a maintenance engineer in New Brunswick I would often meet with Claude during audits and meetings. I remember most his answering my question with a question and raised eyebrow. We would eventually get around to the right answer. My Condolences to the family of Claude he was one of the best at TC.

  17. To a fine gentleman and former work colleague. I will always remember your famous retirement quote, “The best job I never had” will always remain I’m my memory. You left us too soon, but I guess there never is a good time. Until we meet again Claude, Rest in Peace.

  18. Mes sincères sympathies Jeanne et Emma ainsi qu’à toute la famille pour le décès de votre frère. Mes pensées sont avec vous tous dans ces moments difficiles.

  19. So sorry Murielle to read of Claude’s passing . Condolences to you and your family .

  20. Claude was a great guy, principled and caring. I was privileged to be able to work with Claude at Transport Canada, where he left a legacy of professionalism that lives on. My sincere condolences.

  21. Chère Mureille et Famille
    Mes sincères sympathies à vous tous. Je garderai toujours des beaux souvenirs de Claude à Transport Canada. Il avait toujours un beau sourire et prêt à aider les gens. Un homme de son mot et de respet pour tout le monde. Je suis triste qu’il a dû partir si jeune.
    Vous serez dans mes pensées positives et mes prières. Gros hug à vous tous dans ces temps difficiles. Ta cousine, Charlotte

  22. Claude was a real gentleman and I enjoyed working with him throughout the years, always a great source of knowledge.
    My deepest sympathies to the Daigle family.

  23. Pauline and Everett regret the passing of Claude. A mass will be said in his memory

  24. Sincere condolences to Claude’s family, he was a huge part of the Atlantic Aviation Community!

  25. I will remember Claude from his visits to Codiac Cafe with Murielle. A very kind and gentle person and always fun to talk with. Deepest sympathy to you Murielle, Jacques and Charles as well as the rest of his family. Mes sincères sympathies.

  26. Nos sincères sympathies!! Nos pensées sont avec vous tous dans ces moments difficiles !! xoxo

  27. My sympathies on Claude’s passing , quiet man that was our neighbour, a kind soul , your work here is done , rest peacefully

  28. My deepest sympathy to the family.
    I knew Claude as an inspector at Transport Canada and he was the best of the best!

  29. So sad to hear of Claude’s passing. A true gentleman, always with a smile and a quip, ready to help in any way he could. Maria and I send our condolences to Murielle and the family.

  30. Murielle et la famille, Nos plus sincères condoléances. Il avait toujours le sourire et c’était plaisant de lui parler.

  31. Claude était vraiment un bon vivant. Il était un bon voisin, une bonne personne qui avait toujours un sourire et n’hésitait pas à aider quelqu’un. La douleur ressenti par son départ va passer mais les bons souvenirs vont demeurer.

    Fernand et Jeannette

  32. Our sincere sympathy to the family, Claude’s smile and big heart will be missed by all that knew him.

  33. Mes sincère Sympathies à toi Emma et ta famille. On se parle dès mon retour. ♥️🙏

  34. Mes plus sincères condoléances à la famille. J’ai connu Claude depuis les quelques dernières années étant donné que l’on se voyait souvent au Great Canadian Bagel les matins. On avait toujours de très bonnes conversations et des bonnes jokes à partager. J’aurais toujours de très bons souvenirs de lui…

  35. Nos sympathies Murielle, Jacques et Charles. Nous venons juste d’apprendre le décès de Claude survenu il y a déjà plusieurs jours. Nous sommes avec vous dans nos pensées.
    J-Pierre et Dorina St-Onge, ainsi que Jean-Philippe.

  36. We are so sorry to hear about Claude’s passing, our deepest condolences to the family. He was a wonderful neighbour and friend, we will miss seeing him on his daily morning walks and chatting over coffee about woodworking and life in general.

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