In Loving Memory Of
Roger Basque
1949 ~ 2022

Moncton, NB- Roger Basque,72, of Moncton passed away at the Moncton City Hospital on Tuesday, February 22nd, 2022.

Born and raised in Moncton, he was the son of the late Charles and the late Maria (Vautour) Basque.

Roger will be sadly missed by his loving wife Joanne Basque, his two daughters: Rachel (Brent) Middleton and Janice (Robert) Hachey both of Moncton; his five brothers: Robert, Ronald, Gerard (Rita), Vincent (Nancy) and Paul Basque; his sister Patsy (Richard) Apthorp all of Moncton; his two grandchildren: Amber and Nathan who he loved more than life; and several nieces and nephews.

He will also be greatly missed by his best friend of 62 years, Eugene Cormier of Moncton.

He will be remembered for his huge heart and his gentle soul. The love for his family was enormous and we always felt it. Thank you for leaving us with beautiful memories that we will cherish each day and for loving us unconditionally. Until we meet again high on top of that mountain.

Roger was predeceased by his nephew Stephane Basque.

**Note that due to Covid-19 regulations, proof of double vaccination, government issued I.D. and masks will be required at the entrance of the funeral home.

Visitation will be held at Passage Funeral Chapel, 625 Mountain Rd, Moncton, on Friday, February 25th, 2022 from 1:00pm until 5:00pm.  In respect to the family’s wishes, there will be no funeral service.

In lieu of flowers, donations in Roger’s memory can be made to an organization or charity of your choice.

The family invites you to sign a condolence book online at:

Arrangements under the professional care of
Passage Funeral Cooperative and Cremation Center
625 Mountain Road Moncton, NB
(506) 855-1145

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  1. Joanne, I’m so sorry to hear of Roger’s passing. He always made me laugh and knew he’d want to tease me about the Montreal Canadiens every time I saw him. My condolences to you and your family.

  2. We all have the best memories with Uncle Roger. He will be truly missed. Until we meet again❤️

  3. So sorry to the family for the lost of a great man. His memories will carry on and the love and laughter he shared. Till next time my friend.

  4. My sincere condolences to the family. He will always be remembered by his kindness and joking around and the love of playing 200. Until next time my friend carry on.

  5. Sincere condolences to Joanne and Roger’s extended family and friends. We hadn’t seen each other in a long time, but I have memories stored in my heart of times with Roger that will stay with me forever. R.I.P. my friend.

  6. Joanne, Rachel, Janice & family we are so sorry to hear of Roger’s passing. He was a wonderful man who always had a smile on his face. Thinking of you all during this difficult time.

  7. Sending our deepest condolences to an old friend, and his family. Rest in peace Roger, will remember the good times.

  8. My condolences to the Basque family. I went to school with Roger and remember him very well. Gone too soon.

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