In Loving Memory Of
Florence Emilie (Babin) Leger
1938 - 2024

Moncton, NB – Florence Emilie (Babin) Leger, 85, passed away peacefully at the Moncton City Hospital with family by her side on Wednesday, July 3rd, 2024.

She was a stay-at-home mom, and a loving wife to Ralph. As her children got older, she worked in the cafeteria at Mathieu Martin High School.

Florence was full of life and always up for something new. She loved to bowl and play darts. She was a goal tender for her broom ball team back in the day.

Everyone who knew her loved her. She really enjoyed going on Facebook to see family and friends, and their kids and grandkids. She always had a smile and a touch or hug for everyone, even if she didn’t know you.

She loved travelling and got to see all the Canadian provinces, most of the USA, and even spent time in Dubai with family.

Florence is survived by her three children: Susan Melanson (Herman) of Caissie Cape, Brian Leger of Riverview, and Sherry Leger (Dale Ward) of Rexton. Also, by her three sisters: Janet Babin of Moncton, Carol Babin of Dieppe, and Francine Babineau (Raymond) of Notre Dame; one brother: Paul Babin (Bernadette) of Dieppe; four grandchildren: Joey, Marc, Shawn, and Jennifer; five great grandchildren; Starr, Nikita, Lexxi, Brayden, and Brooklyn.

She was predeceased by her husband Ralph Leger; her brother: George Babin, her parents: Aline Babin (Richard), and Eustache “Maggie” Babin.

A very special thank you to all the nurses of the family medicine and palliative care units. She loved you all. An extra special thank you to Dr. Jason MacDonald -geriatrician, Dr. Fekhar, Dr. Comeau, Dr. Mansfield and many more.

Visitation will be held at Passage-Chartersville, 363 Amirault Street, Dieppe, NB E1A 1G1, (506) 857-1901, on Tuesday, July 9, 2024, from 2pm until 3:50pm.

Followed by the funeral service at the funeral home chapel at 4pm. The burial will take place after at Passage-Chartersville columbarium, where she will rest in peace.

In memory of Florence, a donation can be made to Harvest House or to the Humanity Project.

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. Our deepest condolences to her family. Florence was a good person, she was my Moms friend. She will be greatly missed. ❤️🙏💔

  2. Nos plus sincères sympathies Françine Raymond et toute la famille

  3. Our deepest condolences to all the family. May you keep her memories in your hearts forever. ❤️

  4. So sorry for your loss. My sister and I were very glad to have known Florence the last few years. She knew mom and it brought us together. I will not forget her, she was a special person.

  5. So sorry to hear if your moms passing. She now is free of pain and will always be in your heart. Sending love and hugs.

  6. Thinking of the “Babin Family” at this sad time. Our sincere sympathies on behalf of the “Bourgeois Family” from the Gauvin Road. Florence was Helene’s (87 in August) age and they chummed around together. Fond memories of days gone bye…those were memorable days …. we did not have much, but we were happy. We did not know how lucky we were to have great neighbors and friends.
    Florence will be looking over the remaining family members from above. A sad time, but “time waits for no one!”
    The Bourgeois Family extends their sympathies. Helene, Marguerite, Yvonne, Lorraine, Raymond, Mike.

  7. Sincères condoléances à Carol, Francine, Jeannette et toute la famille. Vous êtes dans nos pensées. 🙏

  8. Sincères condoléances à Carol, Francine, Janet, ses enfants et toute la famille. Vous êtes dans nos pensées. 🙏

  9. so sorry to hear this she was a great person she will be missed

  10. To all the Leger and Babin Family we extend our deepest sympathies. Our thoughts and prayers are with you. Very sorry for your loss.

  11. Our sympathies to all of her family,she was a very nice lady,her smile was contagious

  12. My sympathies, thoughts and prayers to the family.

    Another pillar of our Dieppe “older Sacré-Coeur area has left us.

  13. My deepest condolences to the family. She will always be remembered for her beautiful smile and kindness to all…

  14. Nos sincères condoléances à Francine et à toute la famille, proches et amis de Mme Léger. Que le souvenir de son temps passé avec vous apporte du réconfort en cette période de deuil.

  15. Our deepest condolences on the passing of your loved one. May the memories of her stay with you a lifetime. Kyle & Kelly Brewster

  16. Mes pensées et prièressont avec toute la famille, en cette dure épreuve. Je regrette de ne pas pouvoir me rendre mais vous êtes dans mes pensées.
    Avec Amour xo
    Josie Babin

  17. Our deepest condolences for your loss. When I was in touch with her, when I was making a family book (Philias Babin A Family’s Story) in 2018-2020 she was full of information and memories of The Babin clan. Always had nice thing to say about everyone.
    Her Aunt Exelda (Babin) Allain was in touch with her often throughout the years and will miss her very much. There was about a 10-year difference between them and always had a lot to talk about spending hours on the phone.
    Florence will be missed by us all.
    Exelda, Paul, Diane and family

  18. I always thought she was such a beautiful lady. Her smile made me smile. I am so very sorry for your loss. My deepest condolences to the entire family. May she rest in peace.

  19. I’m very sorry for this great loss. I’ve known Florence a long time. My aunt and Memere lived across the street! I was glad to see her looking well last fall at mom’s apartment.
    Condolences 🥰😢

  20. I am so sorry for your loss…she will always be remembered.such great times we all had in our young days .what a good crowd of neighbours we well. She will be watching all her love ones on earth .until we all meet once again . Love you all

  21. To the Leger and Babin families I am so sorry for the loss of your wonderful mom and wonderful sister.She was such a wonderful person and friend to our family .My prayers and love are there for you all .Courage and strength also! sincerely,Carol& John Boudreau (Carter)

  22. Our sincere condolences on your loss. Florence was always very kind to my Mom and Dad, especially in their later years when they were in ill health. She always brightened up the house when she visited.

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