In Loving Memory Of
Roger Duplessis
1944 - 2022

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:

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:

Arrangements under the professional care of Passage – Chartersville Funeral Cooperative and Cremation Center.

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  1. Léola et famille,
    Nos plus sincères sympathies à toute la famille. Roger était un homme qui avait toujours un beau sourire et plein d’humour. On garde de beaux souvenirs de Roger lorsqu’il racontait des “jokes”, il aimait faire rire les personnes. Il repose maintenant dans les bras du Seigneur. Il est en paix. Bon courage.

  2. Nos plus sincères sympathies a toute la famille
    Vous êtes dans nos pensées et prières en ces moments très difficiles.

  3. Sincere sympathies Leola et toute la famille .Roger etait un homme tres speciale on va te manquer,toujours dans notre coeur.

  4. Gilles Mazerolle
    My deepest Sympathies to Leola and the entire family and friends
    He was a life long friend and I will surely miss him
    Rest In Peace my Buddy

  5. Deepest condolences to all of the family and friends. He was a lovely human being and a good man! IL avait une Belle join de.vivre.
    Meeci pour les laughs!

  6. Roger etait “one of a kind” sa memoire sera toujours dans nos coeur – mes sinceres sympathies a vous tous ⚘️

  7. So sorry for your loss. He was a really beautiful person both in and out. Our condolances to the family.

  8. Roger was one of my favorite cousin ,always there when I needed something , specially when I was in Hospital would always come by bring me goodies him and Leola ..will miss his phone calls every second weeks or so he use to call and we would talk for 30 minutes or so ,,,you will be miss ..Love Minda

  9. Message mes sympathies Leola, et la familles. Je pense à vous autres temps difficile. Roger sera votre ange garden forever Leola xoxox prend sois a Tina votre chat ma belle Leola ♡☆♡

  10. Nos sinceres sympathies leola et aussi a la famille dans ces moments difficiles.

  11. Leola, our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. Roger was a very special person and loved by many.

  12. Mes sincères sympathies à toutes la famille spécialement à toi Leola!!! Repose en paix Roger , tu ne sera jamais oublié!! Donne la force à ta chère Leola et le reste de ta famille de passer à travers cette dure épreuve!!! Bon voyage au paradis!!!

  13. Ah Leola nos plus sincères sympathies à toi et toute la famille. Il étais trop drôle. Tu es dans mes pensées . Un gros hug je te donne. ❤️❤️

  14. J’ai eu le grand plaisir de communiquer avec Roger, à plusieurs reprises, lorsqu’il venait présenter des spectacles à Plage de l’Aboiteau de Cap-Pelé. On a tellement rit, il était très comique et plaisant, un vrai Bon vivant !!! Je garderai de précieux souvenirs de Roger qui a beaucoup fait rire les gens, quelle belle thérapie !!! Il vous manquera sûrement beaucoup. Je vous offre donc mes plus sincères condoléances et sachez que mes pensées vous accompagnent durant cette épreuve difficile.

  15. Our deepest condolences to Nicole, Mike and kids & to whole family. Prayers and thoughts are with you all during the very difficult time. Love from Anne, kevin, Jeannette and Girls

  16. Mes sincères sympathies à toute la famille, spécialement à sa chère épouse. Roger était une personne que tout le monde aimait beaucoup. Il était unique. Je garde de très bons souvenirs de lui.

  17. Mes sympathies a Leola et toute la famille. vous etes dans mes pensees et prieres.Roger etait une personne tres aimer.Repose en paix Roger.

  18. Our deepest sympathies from the Drisdelle’s. Roger spent countless hours at our store, the Shopping Basket, making us laugh during slow periods! Then to our delight, we started seeing him at the rinks watching his grandsons play hockey.

  19. Dear Leola, Nicole and Richard. Our hearts are broken with yours. Your Dad was a bright light in our life….so kind, generous, and loving. He was absolutely the best! May the wonderful memories of this very special man bring you comfort in the days ahead. With love, Brenda and Ron Killam

  20. Our sincere condolences to Rogers better half Leola, Family & Friends on the passing of such a wonderful friend….he will be missed by all who had the privilege of knowing him…..Until we meet again…Rest easy! ??

  21. Our deepest condolences Leola and family. May God grant you strength and courage during this difficult period. Hugs!

  22. Leola & family. We are sending our sincere & deepest condolences with loads of love & hugs. Roger made us laugh time and time again and never paused to lend a helping hand. Wonderful neighbors & friends. Our hearts are with you Leola now & always. All our love Denise & Steve Tramble & all the fur kids.

  23. Richard,
    The whole day shift crew want to send their sincerest condolences on the loss of your father. Remember we are by your side during this difficult time. May your dad Rest In Peace. God keep you in his arms.

  24. Our Sympathy to you Leolla and the Duplessis Family he was a good soul

  25. Nos sincères sympathies Leola, on pense beaucoup à toi et la famille, vous êtes dans nos prières!!!!

  26. Angela and Jason,
    Our prayers for peace and comfort for you on the loss of your uncle and friend.
    We love you,
    Gordon and Marianne

  27. Our sincere condolences to Leola and the Family. Roger was such a nice man and will be sadly missed! Our thoughts and prayers go out to all of you at this most difficult time. May he rest in peace!

  28. My condolences to the family he was a great guy I hope he keeps those people laughing in heaven rest in peace my friend

  29. My sympathies to you Leola and the family so sorry for your loss R.I.P Roger he was a sweet man and a very good comedian every time I was seeing him somewhere he was always making me laugh Roger will be missed xoxoxo

  30. Nos sincères condoléances Léola, Nicole , Richard ainsi que toute la grande famille . Nos pensées & prières vous accompagnent dans ses moments difficiles . Bon courage !

  31. Dear Richard and family
    We want to send you our deepest condolences on the passing of your Dad.
    Remember not to mourn his death but to celebrate his new life with God. We will keep you in our thoughts and prayers so that God gives you strength through this difficult time. May he Rest in Peace

  32. Isabelle-Jean et Familles
    Nos plus sincere sympathies
    Nos pensee et prière sont avec vous autre dans ces moment difficile

  33. My deepest sympathies to you Leola.
    Uncle (godfather) Roger was always funny & kind
    You will be missed- RIP

  34. Our deepest condolences to you Leola, Nicole and Richard he was the best neighbour, friend you can ask for we were always looking out for each other he always had a way to make us laugh going to be tough looking over that way for sure…….Rest in piece Roger we miss you already not going to be the same here without you and Yes for sure he was that “The man with a thousand jokes” xoxo

  35. My Deepess Sincere Sympathie to you Leola, and his two children, and bothers Edomnd, Gerry Alias, and to all his sister,Georgina Lirette Abert ) Grace & husbans cant remember his name, sorry. Marge, Isabel Jean ) And all his niece and Nephieu and still in shock me, who would say thar Roger his gone from all of us he was a funny man he made me laught so much,he always and a big smile on his face,and laughing. such a nice man he sure will be miss buy a lot of people who love him.his now gone in heaven with his Mom & Dad, brother Marc & Aube’M’lase, and Jack..they will all have a blast in heaven singing and laughing.. may you R.I.P my Friend Roger will sure miss you..Claudette & Euclicde Robichaud..and also your cat will miss you..God Bless You and take Care of you xoxo.

  36. Sincères Sympathies à la famille Duplessis! Roger laisse un gros vide… may he rest in peace Dear cousin!

  37. Dear Roger I will never forget the first time you made me piss into my pants lol ?
    I really don’t know what to say but I do
    Know one thing you were always there for me just like brother.
    A smile ? on your face and you could feel it you will never know how much you have done ✔️
    For everyone laughter is the best medication.
    I will miss you ?

  38. Our sympathies to to all ,my heart goes out to his family I remember him giving me some choc. with a joke after wards at Sobey’s in Champlain Mall. RIP young man .

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