In Loving Memory Of
Irène Goguen
1949 ~ 2023

Cocagne, NB – It is with heavy hearts that we announce the passing of Irène Goguen, 73, who passed away peacefully at Moncton Hospice (Albert House), surrounded by her loving family, on Monday, November 20th, 2023, after a long and courageous battle with cancer. 


Born in Cocagne, NB, she was the daughter of the late Jean and the late Elise Saulnier (born Hébert).

Irène will be sadly missed by her husband: Albert Goguen of Cocagne; her children: Paul Goguen (Monette) of Richibouctou-Village, Michel Goguen of Cocagne and Linda LeBlanc (Mario) of Notre-Dame; her grandchildren: Isabelle Goguen (Cristian), Melissa Goguen (Mario), Mathieu Goguen, Luc LeBlanc (Stéphanie) and Alex LeBlanc (Beyoncé); her siblings: Rina Dupuis (late Léon) of Sainte-Marie, Claudia Gauvin (late Ulysse) of Cocagne, Louis Saulnier (Louise) of Notre-Dame, Jacques Saulnier (Francine) of Saint-Antoine; her sister-in-law: Simonne Saulnier of Notre-Dame; also by several nieces and nephews.


Besides her parents, she was predeceased by her brothers: Clarence and Ola.


As per request, a private celebration of life will be held at a later date. 

We, the family, would like to thank the staff at Albert House for their compassion and good care.

In memory of Irène, a donation can be made to Moncton Hospice (Albert House) or to a charity of your choice.

The family invites you to sign an online book of condolences below.

Arrangements under the professional care of 
Passage Funeral Cooperative and Cremation Center

3754 Route 134, Shediac Bridge, NB E4R 1T3 (506) 532-1050

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15 comments

  1. Irène était une femme avec un gros coeur. Nous avons enjoyé de tout rencontrer la famille quand sa mère sortais avec le père à Paul. Nous avons eu un gros plaisir de vous connaître. Irene avait toujours un beau sourire. Toutes nos sympathies à toute la famille. Hugs to all of you.

  2. Linda, I am at a loss to express how sorry I am to learn of your dear Mother’s passing. My heart is with you right now. My sympathies to your entire family.

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