In Loving Memory Of
Richard W. Leger
1938 ~ 2023

Shediac, NB – It is with heavy hearts that we announce the passing of Richard W. Leger on Monday, April 17th, 2023 at Villa Providence in Shediac.

Born in Pointe-du-Chêne, he was the son of the late Joseph and the late Anna-Mae Leger (Gallant).

Richard will be sadly missed by his wife, Mathilde; his children: Lee-Ann Leger (Sylvain LeBlanc) of Barachois and Michael Leger (Yvette Cormier) of Shediac; his grandchildren: Jessy, Jordan, Symon, Maxyne, Alexis, and Daniel; his great grandson, Colby; his brother, Donald Leger of Ontario; his sister, Jean Boudreau of Point-du-Chêne; as well as several nieces and nephews.

Besides his parents, he was predeceased by his son, Richard D. Leger; three brothers: Raymond, Gerry, and Edgar; as well as three sisters: Barbara, Elizabeth, and Pauline.

Richard was a devoted catholic and spent a lot of his free time volunteering at his church, as well the Vestiaire St-Joseph in Shediac. His children and grandchildren meant the world to him. He also loved spending time outside birdwatching. Richard positively impacted his community and his family. He will be truly missed.

Visitation will be held at Passage (3754 Route 134, Shediac Bridge) on Monday, April 24th, 2023 from 9:00am until 11:00am. Funeral service will be held at Our Lady of Mercy Catholic Church (11 Andrew Street, Pointe-du-Chêne) at 1:00pm.

Donations in Richard’s memory can be made to Vestiaire St-Joseph in Shediac.

The family invites you to sign an online book of condolences at:

Arrangements under the professional care of
Passage Funeral Co-operative and Cremation Centre

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  1. Richard was kind and quiet good Christian man…
    My condolences to the family and all that knew and loved Richard.
    Gods speed.

  2. I got to know Richard in the last few years on the bicycle trail and at the PDC wharf. It was always a pleasure to have a chat with him. My condolences to family and friends.

  3. Sending our most sincere condolences to the family. Richard will be remembered as a special, kind hearted human being. He most certainly will be missed.

  4. My deepest condolences Richard was one great guy and contributed a lot to his community RIP old bud

  5. Sincere condolences to the whole family. Richard was a very kind man, and I will miss seeing him on the trail while out bird watching.

  6. I’m so sorry to hear of Richard’s passing. Please accept my condolences to all his family. May he rest in peace.

  7. Mes sincères condoléances à toi et ta famille Lee Ann un homme très aimant et charitable . Maurice et moi avions des belles jasettes avec lui.🙏💕

  8. My sincere condolences to Lee-Ann , Chocolate , Mathilde and the family, Richard was truly an angel on Earth ! Big hugs to you all xo

  9. Nos plus sincères condoléances à toi Lee-Ann, Sylvain, Symon et Maxyne! Vous êtes dans nos pensées.

  10. Such sad news but please accept my sincere condolences to all of his family and friends.

  11. Richard was a kind and caring person. He will be missed by many. May you RIP Richard.

  12. Our deepest sympathies to the family .RIP Richard. You will be missed.🙏🙏🙏 Joy,Paul. Pearl Mitton.

  13. Sincères condoléances à toute votre famille. Mes pensées et mes prières sont avec vous autres.

  14. We were so saddened to hear of Richard’s passing.
    He was a friend during our years at Our Lady of Mercy Church, before our move.
    He was a kind, gentle man, always a pleasure to be with.
    Our sympathy to all his family.

  15. I just learned yesterday, Dec.13/23, of Dick’s passing. we met in1963 working on the Shediac by-pass survey. we were colleagues and friends from that day forward. he was a great guy and a man of his word. I offer my condolences to all of his family. His leaving leaves me with an emptyness.

  16. I just learned of Dick’s passing yesterday,Dec.13/23. We met in 1963 working on the Shediac-By-Pass survey. Since then we have remained colleagues and friends; he was a great guy and a man of his word. I offer my deepest condolences to all of his family. His leaving has created an emptiness in me that shall remain unfilled.

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