Born in Moncton, NB, he was the son of the late Olivier and Elodie (LeBlanc) LeBlanc.
He was a veteran of WWII in the RCAF and a member of the Royal Canadian Legion Br #6. He retired from C.N.R. in 1982 with 41 years of service. Roger had a passion for the outdoors; he enjoyed hunting and salmon fishing and time with his family at the camp and cottage.
Roger is survived by his wife of 70 years, Jeanne (Gueguen); his children, Dolores (Frank), Denis (Kay), Marc (Simone) and Anne (Maurice); his four grandchildren and his four great grandchildren; also by several nieces and nephews.
Besides his parents, he was predeceased by his six brothers, Aldric, Alcide, Norman, Clarence, Paul and Romeo.
In keeping with Roger`s wishes, there will be no visitations. Funeral mass will be celebrated at Notre-de-la-Paix RC Church, Moncton, on Tuesday, February 17, 2015 at 11 am. Interment will be at Our Lady of Calvary cemetery in Dieppe at a later date.
In Roger’s memory donations may be made to the Friends of the Moncton Hospital or to a memorial of the donor’s choice.
Funeral arrangements under the professional care of
Coopérative Funéraire Passage Funeral Co-operative
3754, Route 134
Shediac Bridge, NB, E4R 1T3
Tel: (506) 532-1050