In Loving Memory Of
Roger Gauvin
1936 - 2022

Moncton – Roger Gauvin, age 86 of Moncton and formerly of Irishtown, passed away at home surrounded by his loving family, on Monday, May 16th, 2022.

Born March 31st, 1936, in Dover, NB, he was the son of the late Albert and Andréa (Bélliveau) Gauvin.

Roger was employed with CNR for 38 years, retiring in 1991 in a supervisory position. He played hockey with the Dieppe Roosters for over 20 years, which he thoroughly enjoyed, even though one of his teammates affectionately joked that “when Roger is on the ice, we are a man short”. He enjoyed playing golf, coaching minor hockey, was a member of Knights of Columbus and the Club d’Âge d’Or Notre-Dame-de-la-Paix. Roger was a parishioner of Notre-Dame-de-Grâce and former parishioner of Saint-Lawrence O’Toole church, Irishtown.

Roger will be deeply missed by his devoted wife, Irene (Richard); son, Paul (Ginette) of Irishtown; his daughter, Annette of Moncton; his grandchildren: Céline (Zack), Mario (Emily) and Denis (Valerie). He also leaves behind sisters: Jeannine (late Gerry), Bernadette (Albert) and Loretta (Wilfred); his brothers: Gerald (Doris), Leo (Jeannette), Normand (Doris) and Raymond (Jeannine).

In addition to his parents, Roger was predeceased by his sister, Félice (late Cléophas) and brother, Jean-Paul (infancy).

The family would like to thank everyone including the extramural nurses for their support.  A special thank you goes to Dr. Peter Stoddard.

Visitation will be held from Passage – Chartersville, 363 Amirault Street, Dieppe, NB, (506) 857-1901, on Tuesday, May 24th, 2022, from 2 to 4 pm and from 7 to 9 pm only.

Funeral mass will be held from Saint-Lawrence O’Toole RC Church, Irishtown, NB, on Wednesday, May 25th, 2022 at 11:30 am.

A donation can be made to a memorial of the donor’s choice.

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

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  1. So sorry for your lost, I didn’t know Roger but heard all good things.

  2. Our sincere sympathy to all of Rogers family. So sorry for your loss.

  3. We are saddened with the passing of Roger. May his soul Rest In Peace.
    His suffering from his illness is no longer.

  4. My sincere sympathies, Irene and family. I remember him from St Lawrence Church, Roger & you would always compliment me on my singing. Sending you Hugs.

  5. Annette et moi-même Paul Emile voulons te donner Irène et ta famille nos plus sincères condoléances à l’occasion du décès de Roger.
    Bon courage!

  6. Sending our deepest sympathies to the entire family. So sorry for your loss.

  7. Nos sinceres sympathies a la famille Gauvin. Que Roger repose en paix.

  8. My deepest sympathy for Roger’s family. Former Wilbur St resident. Emelie Allain.

  9. Paul, Ginette and family, So sorry for your loss. You are in our thoughts and prayers during this difficult time.

  10. Au nom du Club d’age D’or Notre-Dame de la Paix , nous voulons t’offrir à toi Irène et ta famille ainsi qu’à la famille Gauvin toutes nos plus sincères condoléances! Bon courage ! 🙏🏼🙏🏼

  11. Roger was “salt of the earth”. His word was “good as gold” At CN, he was we’ll know for making good and fair
    Please except our sincere condolences He will be missed.

  12. It’s been awhile since I last saw Roger. A good conversationalist and pleasant to be around. God bless his family and especially my cousin Irene.

  13. Irene & Family, my sympathy for your loss, Roger was a beautiful soul and always made me laugh…even in Church! RIP my friend…..

  14. Chère Irène, Paul, Annette et toute la famille,
    Nos sincères sympathies envers la perte de Roger! Il était un gentil homme et un très bon voisin. Nous allons le manquer terriblement!!! Nos pensées et nos prières sont avec vous autres durant cette période si difficile!!! Bon courage!!

  15. Sending my deepest sympathies and condolences. I am so honored I was able to meet Roger. He was a wonderful man and role model, he will be missed. My thoughts are with you.

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