Cocagne, NB – Gerard LeBlanc, 87, passed away peacefully at the Veteran’s Health Centre in Moncton, on Tuesday, February 4, 2014, after a sudden illness.
Born in Cocagne, NB on March 7, 1926, he was the son of the late Tilmon and the late Regina (Babineau) LeBlanc.
He was a veteran of the Second World War and the Korean War. He was also a member of the Knight of Columbus.
Gerard will be sadly missed by his second wife, Sarah (Belliveau) LeBlanc; his five sons, Vincent (Jessica) of Greenwood, NS, Robert (Cindy) of Cocagne, Daniel (Chrissy) of Grande-Digue, Eugène of Shediac and Jean-Luc (Dorine) of Cap-Pelé; his three daughters, Monique LeBlanc of Cocagne, Lynn Leger (Bernard) of Grande-Digue and Alicia LeBlanc (George) of Shediac; his brother, Aristide (Carmelle) of Grande-Digue; his seven sisters, Géraldine Hébert (Yvon) of Grande-Digue, Rita Belliveau (Alban), Anise Leger (Eddie) both of Moncton, Marie Cormier (Gerald), Azélie Williams (Uris) both of St-Antoine, Florida Richard (Armand) of Cocagne and Annette Johnson (late Harvey) of Campbellton; also by several grandchildren, great grandchildren, nieces and nephews.
Besides his parents, he was predeceased by his first wife, Eva Jaillet (2001); his daughter, Patricia Arsenault (2014); two brothers, Henri and Eric; one infant brother, Henri; one sister, Lina.
Visitations will be at the St-Pierre-de-Cocagne RC Church slumber room in Cocagne on Friday, February 7, 2014 from 9 am until time of funeral at 11 am.
In lieu of flowers, donations to the Canadian Diabetes Association or to the donor’s choice would be appreciated by the family.
The family invites you to sign an online book of condolences at: www.funerairepassagefuneral.ca.
Tel: (506) 532-1050