Moncton – It is with great sadness, that we announce the passing of our father, grandfather, better-half, brother and friend, Roger Duplessis, on Saturday, February 5th, 2022, at the Moncton Hospital.
Born in Baie-Ste-Anne, NB, he was the son of the late George and the late Isabelle (Martin) Duplessis.
Roger worked as a handyman; he was well known as a local comedian, having won the Hubcap Comedy festival in 2002 and in 2009. He made several comedies shows at l’Auberge of the Dr. Georges-L.-Dumont Hospital for cancer patients. He enjoyed listening to music and playing guitar.
He is survived by his better-half, Leola Boudreau (her son, Stéphane Melanson (Sylvie Gautreau) and his children: Lexie and Izaak); his children: Richard Duplessis of Moncton and Nicole Allain (Michel) of Dieppe; his beloved and precious grandchildren: Sébastien, Zachary and Lexie; his brothers and sisters: Télésphore (late Jeannine) of Miramichi, Elias (late Délima) of Bouctouche, Edmond of Dieppe; Georgina Lirette (late Albert) of Moncton, Grace Tardif (Pierre) of Dieppe, Isabelle Allain (Jean) of Bouctouche Bay, Margie Freeborn (Mike) of Riverview and Jerry of Baie-Ste-Anne; the mother of his children, Clara Mazerolle of Moncton; several nieces, nephews and friends, Roger loved animals, especially his beloved cat, Tina.
He was predeceased by his brothers and his sister: Mélas, Arthur, Aubé, Roseanne, Marc and John “Jack”.
“The man with a thousand jokes”
Due to Covid-19 regulations, proof of vaccination, government ID, mask will be required, funeral home and chapel can only operate at 50% capacity.
Visitation will be held from Passage – Chartersville, 363 Amirault Street, Dieppe (506-857-1901), on Friday, February 11th, 2022, from 2 pm until 3:45 pm. Funeral will be held from the chapel at 4 pm, it can be followed online at: https://www.facebook.com/PassageFH.
A donation can be made to CARMA or to the Moncton SPCA.
The family invites you to sign an online book of condolences and see the funeral later in the day at: www.funerairepassagefuneral.ca.
Arrangements under the professional care of Passage – Chartersville Funeral Cooperative and Cremation Center.