In Loving Memory Of
Jean-Maurice Chevarie
1959 ~ 2024

Dieppe, NB – It is with a broken heart that the family of Jean-Maurice Chevarie, 65, announces his passing that occurred on Monday, June 10th, 2024, at the Dr-Georges -L- Dumont University Hospital Center in Moncton.

Born in Moncton, he was the son of the late Gérard and the late Ella (Cormier) Chevarie.

He will be deeply missed by his loving wife of 40 years, Joanne (Gallant) Chevarie; his two sons; Pierre (Katrina), and Philippe (Drew); his daughter, Paryse (Nick); his grandson Henry and granddaughter Eloise; his two brothers; Charles (Thérèse) and Gilles (Diane); one sister, Carmelle Belliveau (Alfred); his mother-in-law Camilla Gallant (late Thomas); several brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law, nephews and nieces, as well as many and very good friends.

Jean-Maurice was a loving husband, father and grandfather and found immense joy in being present for those he loved. He spent more than 35 years as a structural engineer letting him attain numerous successes. He was the proud co-owner of Valron Engineers Inc. He was a mentor to several in his field of work and appreciated all who were eager to learn more. He was an extraordinary friend to many. Known for his perfectionism, all projects were remarkably well done. He had a passion for classic cars. His woodworking skills were impeccable.

Visitation will be held at Passage-Chartersville Funeral Home, 363 Amirault Street,

Dieppe, NB E1A 1G1, on Saturday, June 15th , from 9 to 10:30 am. Funeral mass will

be held from Ste-Thérèse-de-l’enfant-Jesus RC Church, Dieppe, on Saturday, June 15 th at 11 am.

With all their heart, the family would like to thank the personnel of the oncology department (4D) for the fantastic care they provided Jean-Maurice throughout his battle.

In Jean-Maurice’s memory, a donation can be made to the Oncology Department of the CHU Dumont Hospital.

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.

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46 comments

  1. I worked with Jean-Maurice over the years and he was a great person to deal with. So sad to hear of his health issues and would like to express my deepest sympathies to the family. He will be missed by all that knew him.

  2. Omg la belle photo de Jean-Maurice… Mes sincères sympathies à toi Joanne et ta famille 🥰Il était vraiment un homme spécial…Il sera toujours là pour vous protéger et guider …😇.

  3. to all of the family,both Therese and myself send our deepest sympathy and condolences at this time and if there is anything you need please reach out.he will be truly missed by his family and also his friends and i am grateful that i had the opportunity to meet and know how great a guy he truly was.prayers and thoughts with all of you at this time

  4. Mes sincères condoléances Joanne ainsi qu’aux enfants et petits-enfants ainsi qu’à toute la famille
    Mes pensées sont avec vous tous 💐♥️🦋xxxx

  5. Nos sincères sympathies à toi Joanne et ta famille. Vous êtes dans nos prières.
    Monique et Jacques Bourque

  6. Such a wonderful man. Forever grateful to have crossed paths with him professionally and personally. We lost a legend. RIP.

  7. Nos plus sincères sympathies à la famille. Un homme généreux et dévoué à la communauté qui a certainement marqué ceux qui l’ont connus. Vous êtes dans nos pensées.

  8. Nos sincères sympathies Joanne, Pierre, Philippe , Paryse et tout les membres de la famille. Nos pensées et prières sont avec vous 🙏

  9. Nos sincèrement condoléances à toute la famille. Vous être dans nos pensées et prières dans ses temps très difficiles!! Bon courage !!

  10. I am so sorry to hear about your loss, my deepest sympathy to you and your family.
    Doris B

  11. Joanne and family,
    We are so very sorry for your loss. Jean Maurice was a wonderful man he always had a smile on his face. We loved his sense of humour especially when it involved our garden he loved that it was a salad buffet for the deer. We are blessed that you are our wonderful neighbour.
    Love Rita and Brent xox

  12. Nos condoléances à Joanne et leurs enfants et conjoints(ointes) et petit-enfants.On pense à vous dans ces moments difficiles.

  13. Mes sincères condoléances à Pierre, Joanne et toute la famille de Jean-Maurice.❤️‍🩹 J’ai connu Jean-Maurice au travers de Pierre à la maison des Jeunes à Dieppe, quand Pierre était à MM. Jean-Maurice était toujours souriant et prêt à aider avec quoi que ce sois. Je l’ai revu au travers de Ginette et Claude Fouger. Son sourire, sa gentillesse, sa sincère générosité, sa douceur, il se démarquait dans une foule tellement qu’il avait l ‘ère de gentillesse, son kindness meter était through the roof! Sincères sincères condoléances à la famille, les proches, les ami.es…… y’a pas de raison de perdre un être si cher. Nous sommes si désolé pour votre perte d’une personne si riche, si spéciale. Une vrai perle d’humain Jean-Marie. Amour et courage à vous tous Brigitte Xox ❤️

  14. So sorry for your loss. Jean-Maurice was a great man, very caring and loyal. It was a privilege to have known him and work along side of him for 20 years. Always had time for me and very supportive through some hard times in my life. I considered him a very close friend and confidant. He will be greatly missed.

  15. Mes sincères condoléances à toi Joanne et à toute la famille, ainsi qu’à toi Carmelle. Je sais que Jean Maurice était un homme bien spécial. Et c’est toujours très difficile de perdre une personne aussi chère. Vous êtes dans mes pensées. Courage à vous tous.

  16. My deepest sympathies to you, Paryse, and to all your family. Thinking of you all as you celebrate the life of your beloved father.

  17. Sincères condoléances a toute la famille.
    Nos pensées et prières vous accompagnent pendant ces temps difficiles.
    Bon courage

  18. Sincere sympathy to Joanne and family Jean Maurice was my cousin I did not have the good fortune of knowing him but by reading the other comments he must of been a very special person Prayers & thoughts are with you

  19. I had a chance to work with Jean Maurice on several occasions. His approach was social first and professional second. A great fella to talk to and work with. He was a wealth of knowledge and was keen to share that knowledge. I remember talking to him about his retirement plans and how excited he was and all the projects he had was going to do, old cars, wood working, his shop. I’m so very sorry to hear of his passing. To his family please accept my deepest condolences.

  20. Mes sympathies Joanne a toi et a la grande famille et amies Bon courage Nos pensées et prières sont avec vous tous .

  21. Our most sincere and heartfelt condolence to Joanne and all the family. Jean Maurice was an exceptionally friendly and caring person. He was a very smart working associate who also became my close friend. He will be so greatly missed.
    Rest in peace Jean-Maurice.

  22. Nos plus sincères sympathies à toi ma chère Joanne, Pierre, Phillipe, Paryse aussi toute la famille Gallant. Que Jean-Maurice repose en paix. Nous vous portons tous dans nos coeurs et nos prières durant cette dure épreuve 🙏❤️🙏

  23. Nos sincères sympathies à toi Joanne, Pierre, Phillipe et Paryse et les frères et sœur à Jean-Maurice. Nos pensées et prières sont avec vous.

  24. Mes sinceres sympathies a toute la famille!!! Vous serez dans mes pensees et prieres durant cette dure epreuve. Our prayers and thoughts are with all the family during this very difficult time. It is hard to lose a love one and at such a young age. Bon courage!!! RIP Jean-Maurice

  25. Mes plus sincères condoléances á votre famille.
    J’ai travaillé avec Jean-Maurice sur plusieurs de ses projets. Un grand professionnel et un plaisir à avoir sur une équipe.

  26. Dear Joanne, Pierre, Philippe and Paryse and family, I’m thinking of each of you, and sending the warmest hugs of comfort. Jean- Maurice was such an amazing person.
    He will always be with you as you continue the rest of life’s journey, He will be there in every memory you made together, tucked safely in your heart.
    I cherish every moment- every memory we made together as family friends.
    My heart breaks for you.
    Please know you are being thought about so very deeply.
    Sending warm hugs in the breeze today.
    Love you guys. XXX❤️

  27. So sad to hear of Jean-Maurice’s passing. He was a true gentleman, kind, smart and always had a smile for everyone. He worked with my late husband John on many engineering projects over the years, and was a very well repected engineer. He will be missed by everyone who knew him. My deepest sympathies to the family.

  28. Nous faisons tous une grande perte. La Famille Barrieau se réjouissait d’avoir comme bon voisin Jean-Maurice qui aussi s’était logé sur l’ancienne propriété de la famille mais, tristement, il est parti trop vite. Sincères condoléances à tous ses proches et bon courage. Pensées et prières l’accompagnent.

  29. Joanne et tes enfants…
    Nos plus sincères condoléances a tous ceux concernés. Tu sais que ma mère Marie Chevarie est décédée depuis plus de 50 ans et sa présence est toujours ressentie… La première pensée que j’ai eu en apprenant le décès de Jean-Maurice fut celle la! Elle avait 65 ans… XOXO

  30. Nos très sincères condoléances à toi, Joanne et à toute la famille. On se souvient bien de notre “neighbor de jeunesse à l’autre coins de la rue Charles”, toujours souriant, chaleureux et prêt d’aider aux besoins. En souhaitant que vous soyez soulagé par vos belles mémoires ensemble. Bon courage 💔❤️‍🩹❤️

  31. Nos plus sincères sympathies Joanne a toi et a toute la famille. Bon courage et nos pensées et prières sont avec vous.

  32. I had the pleasure of working with Jean-Maurice many times over my 35 years of working as an Architect in Moncton and always enjoyed having him working as the structural engineer on a project. My most sincere condolences to his family.

  33. Nos plus sincères condoléances à toi Joanne et les enfants. Nos pensées sont avec vous en cette période de deuil.

  34. Hi there,
    I’ve never been very good at reading out loud or speaking in front of a crowd, but Dad always said the only thing in your life you have control over is your attitude. So, I’m going into this with the attitude that I’ve got this and that we’ll make it through this eulogy together.
    Dad was never one to like leaving things to the last minute, but I think for his eulogy, he’d have made an exception. Writing this wasn’t easy because how can we express in a short amount of time all the amazing qualities he had and the great memories we shared? The simple answer is we can’t.
    Dad, it didn’t matter how you knew someone or even if you knew them at all, you were always kind and friendly. Always willing to help in any way you could.
    Out of everyone who’s path you crossed though, I think Mame, Pierre, Philippe and I were the most blessed. Anyone who knew you, knew how much you loved mom, and how much she loved you too. The three of us, however, were blessed enough to not only know that love, but to be a product of it. We got to witness your love for all of us every day.
    Be it in your enthusiasm about our experiences, projects, interests, or talents, or the sarcasm and silly gestures you bestowed onto us, in the time you would spend with us or even in the honesty and opinions you shared (that we sometimes didn’t want to hear) we always knew it was out of love and care. And when we came to you with a broken toy or a broken heart, you would always figure out how to fix it.
    I don’t know how many of you know this, but on their 25th wedding anniversary, Dad ordered a bouquet of 25 red roses for Mame. She had to go get a bucket from the hardware store to put them all in and she wrapped a bow around it to try to make it look pretty. It was a typical, hilarious and ridiculous gesture from dad. When he got home from work, he asked how she liked the flowers and she told him they were really nice, but she already knew how much he loved her. Dad just smiled at her like he always did and said “I know dear. But I wanted everyone else to know it too”.
    In a similar way, we’re all here today for the same reason, we all knew how much you loved us dad, and you knew how much we love you. But we wanted to make sure everyone else knew it too.
    Everyone here today understands what it meant to know you because knowing you dad, was knowing love.
    So, after all that, how do you put into words how important such a great man was to everyone around him? How do you honor a real superhero’s life with just a few words?
    I suppose you say the words he taught you to say when someone helped you grab something that was out of reach or handed you a piece of candy. A phrase you’ve heard said to him many times over. You say it with the weight of the world behind it, with every fibre of your being. You say it for everything he’s done and for every time he showed up, you say thank you.
    Love you Dad.

  35. Mes sympathies les plus sincères pour le décès de ton conjoint Joanne. Bon courage, tu es bien entouré par une famille exceptionnelle. ❤️

  36. Nos sincères condoléances à toi Joanne, ta famille et tout ceux qui ont été touché par sa présence. Toujours un sourire à partager et une gentillesse inoubliable!
    Amour, Alfred et Angela xo

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