Dieppe, NB – It is with heavy hearts we announce the passing of Rosaire Barrieau, 77, on Thursday, June 29th, 2023, at the Dr. Georges-L.-Dumont University Hospital Centre in Moncton.
Born in Acadieville, NB, he was the son of the late Léonard and Léonie (Richard) Barrieau.
He will be sadly missed by his common-law partner of 35 years, Muriel Cormier; his brothers and sisters: Eva, Cécile, Maria, Alfred, Rosa, Aline, Rhéa, Marguerite and Marcel.
Beside his parents, he was predeceased by his son, Jeffrey; his two brothers: Père Yvon and Rufin; and by his four sisters: Sr. Irène, Ethel, Florine, and Sr. Rita.
Rosaire worked for Via Rail for over 35 years. His lifelong passion was for the family tradition of harness racing and caring for his beloved horses.
Visitation will be held from Passage-Chartersville, 363 Amirault Street, Dieppe, NB, (506) 857-1901, on Friday, July 28th, 2023, from 1 to 3 pm only. Funeral service will follow from Passage-Chartersville Chapel, on the same day at 3 pm.
In Rosaire’s memory, a donation can be made to the Kidney Foundation or to the Diabetic Association.
The family invites you to sign a book of condolences at: www.funerairepassagefuneral.ca.
Arrangements under the professional care of Passage Funeral Cooperative and Cremation Center.