In Loving Memory Of
Néri Collette
October 27, 2021

Néri Collette
1928 ~ 2021

Sainte-Marie-de-Kent, NB
~ At the Stella-Maris-de-Kent Hospital in Sainte-Anne-de-Kent, on Wednesday, October 27, 2021, at the age of 93, passed away peacefully Néri Collette.

Born in Sainte-Marie-de-Kent, NB, he was the son of the late Fabien Collette and the late Emma Collette (born LeBlanc).

Néri was the last survivor of his family.

Néri was a man who worked actively in his community and was very involved in his parish in Sainte-Marie-de-Kent. He served on the parish Council but he also liked to help anyone in need. He loved the woods and the farm. He had a career as a Forest Ranger with the Department of Natural Resources. He loved dancing, music and playing cards (200) where he made many good friends.

Néri was a Knight of Columbus 4th degree, as well as a Grand Knight of the Council of Sainte-Marie-de-Kent.
Néri will be greatly missed by his wife of 70 years of marriage, Aldéa Collette of Sainte-Marie-de-Kent; two sons: Edouard Collette (Gisèle) of Sainte-Marie-de-Kent and Guy Collette (Gisèle) of Shediac; three daughters: Gisèle Richard (Gérard) of Dieppe, Denise Collette (Jean) of Cocagne and Phyllis Collette (Donald) of Moncton; six grandchildren: Yves, Julien, Luc, Daniel, Mathieu and Émilie; five great-grandchildren: Jacob, Noah, Zachary, Kaleb and Sofia; as well as several cousins, nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents, Néri now rests with six sisters: Elizabeth, Joséphine, Marie, Marguerite, Suzanne and Dorilla; with five brothers: Arcade, Elzé, Thaddée, Napoléon and Maxime; as well as with two brothers who died in infancy: Eloi and Néri.

Visitation will be held at Passage Funeral Chapel in Shediac Bridge on Sunday, October 31, 2021,from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Visitation will continue on Monday, November 1, 2021, from 9:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m., followed by a funeral mass at the Saint-Jean-Baptiste RC Church in Bouctouche at 11:00 a.m.

A donation can be made for the Parish of Sainte-Marie-de-Kent or for a charity of your choice.

The family would like to thank from the bottom of their hearts the Résidence Au Bénaise, NB’s Extra-Mural Program (Sainte-Anne-de-Kent) and Dr. Mélanie Allain for all the support and good care given to Néri and his family during the most difficult times.

Condolences can be transmitted on the Internet www.funerairepassagefuneral.ca in the "Visitors’ Book".

Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to the professional care of the
Passage Funeral Co-operative and Cremation Centre
3754 Route 134 Shediac Bridge, NB E4R 1T3
Telephone: (506) 532-1050

 

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