In Loving Memory Of
Wayne Holgate
1959 ~ 2022

Bouctouche, NB – Wayne Holgate, 63, passed away peacefully at home with his wife by his side, on Saturday, July 2, 2022, after a brief battle with cancer.

Born in Cowansville, QC, he was the son of the late Douglas and Joyce Holgate (Lavery).

Wayne’s hobbies were to ride his motorcycle, travel and to help the less fortunate.

In addition to his mother, Wayne will be sadly missed by his loving wife of 17 years: Murielle Bernard; his children: Jason of Montreal and Sabrina Holgate (George) of Oakville, ON; his granddaughter: Ava; his siblings: Mark of Mississauga, ON, Peter (Anna) of Toronto, ON, Melissa Clarke (Craig) of Dundalk, ON and Karen Ludlow (Jeff) of Mississauga, ON; his parents-in-law: Irois and Denise Bernard (Boucher) of Saint-Grégoire; his brother-in-law: Brian Bernard (Janice Allain) of Moncton; also by several aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces, nephews and friends.

Funeral service will be held at Passage Funeral Chapel, 3754 Route 134, Shediac Bridge, NB (506-532-1050), on Thursday, July 7, 2022 at 7pm. Burial will be held in Saint-Antoine-Padoue RC Cemetery in Richibouctou-Village at a later date this summer.

In lieu of flowers, a donation can be made to The Humanity Project in Moncton or to a charity of your choice.

A special thanks to the staff at the Shediac Extra-Mural Program and also to Andréa Thibodeau working for “La résidence du Havre” for they’re compassionate care and attention.

A recording of the celebration will be posted after on our website.

You can also sign an online book of condolences at:

Arrangements entrusted to Passage Funeral Cooperative and Cremation Center

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  1. So sorry for your loss, RIP Wayne, condolences to Murielle and his family xo

  2. Deepest Sympathies to the Halgate and Bernard family. RIP Wayne. Your suffering is over.

  3. So sorry to hear of Wayne’s passing. He was a good guy and I have some good memories of Wayne, riding motorcycles. He was a good guy and will be missed.
    Glynn and Stephanie Guy

  4. my deepest condolences to you Murielle Bernard and all the family

  5. So so sorry for your loss. My Deepest Condolences Murielle and family. Thoughts and prayers going your way. 😢🙏🦋

  6. Murielle, the family at Modern Business Equipment send our sincere condolences. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.

  7. My deepest condolences Murielle & family. Sending love. You’re in my thoughts.

  8. Murielle, sincere condolences to you and your family.

  9. I’m so sorry for your loss Murielle and family. Sending you peace and love, hope and strength.

  10. My deepest condolesces to the whole family. Wayne was a dear cousin and a fighter who left this world way to young. God bless you Wayne and may you rest in peace xxoo

  11. Murielle, we are so sorry for your loss. Sending our most heartfelt condolences to you and your families.
    Leigh Morrison and staff of Workplace Essentials

  12. My deepest and sincerest sympathy to you Murielle and to the Holgate family. May peace and love surround you all during this difficult time. Wayne will forever be in your heart.

  13. I’m so sorry for your loss. Rip Wayne, I will always remember you in my thoughts and heart. Thank you for so much.

  14. Murielle,
    Derek and I along with the staff at Xtra Document Solutions want you to know that you are in our thoughts. Please accept our sincere condolences on the passing of Wayne.

  15. My sweet sweet uncle wayne.. Thank you for always being there for me and Mel. you and auntie M mean so much to me. thank u for your guidance when I needed it, a shoulder to cry on, even tho in different provinces and the outpouring love you shared. I love you more that words can say and I miss you.

    Auntie M, I love you. thinking of you always xoxo

  16. Murielle its with a heavy heart and sadness to see Wayne leave us. My sympathy to you and Wayne family, I am not able to go tonight at the wake but I am sending you a sincere condolences , hugs and love, we will miss him dearly.

  17. Our deepest sympathies to Murielle,his mom,son and daughter,and to all his brothers and sisters,also to Denise and Irons,and Brian and Janice!!His memories will live forever!!Rest in peace Wayne,fly high..With love,Uncle Leo and Aunt Annette,cousins Dave and Bobby♥️♥️♥️♥️

  18. I love you my sister Murielle, it was a beautiful ceremony. Sorry I couldn’t be there, but glad you will be here soon. My big brother you will be missed more than I can say. I love you big brother until we meet again. I love you, say hi to dad and all the rest for me xoxoxo

  19. My condolences I will never forget you Cuz . Growing up you where always there for me , you showed unconditional love even tho you where much older then me , even tho I was brat u always treated me good ❤️ You will be missed Wayne and my prayers go out to Murielle 🙏

  20. I will miss you . I remember many good times with you , some very crazy some just simply fun! thank you for being at my 69th bday that was special,of all my nephews you & I spent the most time together . I love you & tell your dad I miss him too

  21. will miss you Wayne ,I REMEMBER GOOD times , fun times with you I spent more time with you than any other nephews we did a lot of crazy things together some we can talk about some others are left as our secrets rest in pea e dear Wayne forgiven and loved .

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