In Loving Memory Of
July 27, 2011

Victor LeBlanc, 90, of Oasis D’Or de Dieppe and formerly of 59 Coronation Drive, Moncton NB, passed away on Wednesday, July 27th, 2011, exactly one week after his 90th birthday, at the Moncton Hospital following a brief illness. Born in St.-Anselme on July 20th 1921, he was the eldest of fifteen children of the late Adelard and the late Seraphine (née: LeBlanc) LeBlanc.

Mr. LeBlanc spent 23 years as Branch Manager of Guilfords Ltd. in Moncton and retired in 1980. He was a WW II Royal Canadian Air Force Veteran, past president of Moncton Construction Association and NB Council of Construction. He was also a past member of the Beausejour Curling Club where he enjoyed many years of competitive curling.

He is survived by his children: Paul (Pat) LeBlanc of Riverview, Dianne Gauvin of Dieppe, Don (Adrienne) LeBlanc of Dieppe, Joanne (Alan) MacCormac of Cornwall, PE, Shirley (Rick) O’Brien of Berryton and Nicole Nadine Christensen of Halifax, NS; four brothers: Gerard (Gloria) of Dieppe, Bernard of Framingham, Mass, Raymond (Anita) of Waltham, Mass and Lorenzo of Dieppe; seven sisters: Francesca LeBlanc-Beauchamp of Montreal, QC, Stella (Ben) James of Labrador, Yolande LeBlanc of Dieppe, Huberte (Reginald) Leger of New Hampshire, Annette LeBlanc and Phyllis (late Ronald) Landry, both of Dieppe and Norma (Gerry) LeBlanc of Waltham, Mass; one sister-in-law, Freda LeBlanc of Dieppe; 11grandchildren: Marcus (Nancy) LeBlanc, Melissa Girouard, Kimberley Gauvin, Mike (Renee) Gauvin, Denis (Sonia) LeBlanc, Lynne LeBlanc, Jeffrey (Bridgett) MacCormac, Terry (Cindy) MacCormac, Jason Ross, Jessie McGrath Christensen, Josh (Brittany) McGrath; 2 step-grandchildren: Jennie (David) Henry and Jody O’Brien; 15 great-grandchildren; 4 step-great-grandchildren; 2 great-great-grandchildren as well as several nieces and nephews.

Victor will always be remembered by his loving children as a caring father who dedicated his time providing for his family. He will also be missed by special friends: Sherald Sutherland and Paul-Emile Gauvin.

Besides his parents, he was predeceased by his wife Lena (née DesRoches) in 1998 two brothers: Omer and Camille and also by one sister, Marguerite "Margot".

Visitation will be held from the Chartersville Funeral Home, 363 Amirault Street, Dieppe, NB 857-1901, on Monday from 7 to 9 pm.

 Funeral mass will be celebrated from the Saint-Anselme Roman Catholic Church, Dieppe, NB on Tuesday, August 2nd, 2011 at 11 am.

Interment in Saint-Anselme Parish Cemetery, Dieppe, NB.

 Donations to the Friends of the Moncton Hospital or a memorial of choice would be appreciated by the family.

The family would like to express their thanks to the medical staff of the Intensive Care and Palliative Care Units of the Moncton Hospital as well as the staff at Oasis D’Or de Dieppe for the great care and compassion shown to Dad.

À l’Hôpital de Moncton, le mercredi 27 juillet 2011, à l’âge de 90 ans est décédé Victor LeBlanc. Il demeurait à l’Oasis D’Or de Dieppe, autrefois du 59 Promenade Coronation, Moncton, N.-B.

 Né à Saint-Anselme, N.-B., il était l’aîné de quinze enfants de feu Adelard et de feu Seraphine (née: LeBlanc) LeBlanc.

M. LeBlanc avait travaillé comme gérant de succursale pour Guilfords de Moncton avant de prendre sa retraite en 1980. Il était un ancient combattant de la force aérienne durant la deuxième guerre mondiale, ancient président de l’Association de Construction de Moncton et du Conseil de Construction du N.-B. Il était membre du “Beauséjour Curling Club” d’où il a participé compétivement pendant de nombreuse années.

Il laisse dans le deuil ses enfants: Paul (Pat) LeBlanc de Riverview, Dianne Gauvin de Dieppe, Don (Adrienne) LeBlanc de Dieppe, Joanne (Alan) MacCormac de Cornwall, I.-P.-E., Shirley (Rick) O’Brien de Berryton et Nicole Nadine Christensen de Halifax, N.-E.; quatre frères: Gerard (Gloria) de Dieppe, Bernard de Framingham, Mass, Raymond (Anita) de Waltham, Mass et Lorenzo de Dieppe; sept soeurs: Francesca LeBlanc-Beauchamp de Montreal, QC, Stella (Ben) James de Labrador, Yolande LeBlanc de Dieppe, Huberte (Reginald) Leger du New Hampshire, Annette LeBlanc et Phyllis (feu Ronald) Landry, toutes deux Dieppe et Norma (Gerry) LeBlanc de Waltham, Mass; une belle-soeur, Freda LeBlanc de Dieppe; 11petits-enfants: Marcus (Nancy) LeBlanc, Melissa Girouard, Kimberley Gauvin, Mike (Renee) Gauvin, Denis (Sonia) LeBlanc, Lynne LeBlanc, Jeffrey (Bridgett) MacCormac, Terry (Cindy) MacCormac, Jason Ross, Jessie McGrath Christensen, Josh (Brittany) McGrath; 2 beau-petits-enfants: Jennie (David) Henry and Jody O’Brien; 15 arrière petits-enfants; 4 beau-arrière petits-enfants; 2 arrière-arrière petits-enfants ainsi que plusieurs neveux et nièces. Il manquera aussi à ses amis: Sherald Sutherland et Paul-Emile Gauvin

Son épouse, Lena (née DesRoches) en 1998; deux frères: Omer et Camille ainsi qu’une soeur, Marguerite “Margot” l’ont précédé dans la tombe.

Les visites auront lieu à la Maison funéraire Chartersville, 363 rue Amirault, Dieppe, N.-B., (857-1901) le lundi de 19h à 21h.

Les funérailles auront lieu en l’église Saint-Anselme, Dieppe, N.-B., le mardi 2 août 2011, à 11h.

L’inhumation au cimetière paroissial Saint-Anselme, Dieppe, N.-B.

Un don à la fondation Amis de l’Hôpital de Moncton ou à une oeuvre de bienfaisance de choix serait apprecié par la famille.

La famille désire remercier le personnel des unités Soins Intensif et Soins Palliatif de l’Hôpital de Moncton ainsi que le personnel de l’Oasis D’Or de Dieppe pour la compassion et les bons soins donnés

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