Cocagne, NB – Ludger Schofield, 73, passed away peacefully at the Dr. Georges-L.-Dumont University Hospital Centre, surrounded by his loving family, on Wednesday, March 13, 2013. Husband of the late Raymonde Schofield (nee Turbide).
Born in Baie-Sainte-Anne, NB, he was the son of the late Nelson and the late Geneviève Schofield (nee D’Amour). He was established in Cocagne, NB since 1990.
Ludger will be sadly missed by his two daughters, Linda Schofield of Cocagne, Rachel Schofield Martin (Parnell) of Cocagne; his son, Luc Schofield of Doaktown; his two sisters, Robéa Cormier (Alexis) of Rogersville, Marie-Berthe Schofield of Rogersville; his four brothers, Henri (Betty) of Moncton, Lauréat (Rita) Of Baie-Sainte-Anne, Jean-Marc (Doris) of Baie-Sainte-Anne and Aurel (Diane) of Dieppe; his sister-in-law, Monique Schofield of Beresford; his four grandchildren, Samuel, Maïka, Judith and Danaé; also by several nieces and nephews.
Besides his parents and his wife, Raymonde (2006), Ludger was predeceased by his two brothers, Charles and Marcel.
Ludger was an Entrepreneur and was very involved voluntarily in his community. A multitude of Community causes held him largely at heart. He loved social meetings of all kinds, followed local and global news, camping and traveling. His optimism and enjoyment in life were contagious.
The family will receive condolences at Passage in Shediac Bridge on Monday, March 18, 2013 from 2 to 4 pm and 7 to 9 pm. Funeral Mass will be held at the St-Pierre-de-Cocagne RC Church on Tuesday, March 19, 2013 at 11 am with visitation at the slumber room from 10 am until time of the funeral.
In lieu of flowers, a donation in his memory to the Geneviève-D’Amour-Schofield Scholarship Fund at the Université de Moncton for medical students (Centre de formation Médicale du N.-B.) or to the Tree of Hope Foundation at the Dr. Georges-L.-Dumont Hospital would be appreciated by the family. Donations of used clothing to the “Vestiaire St-Joseph of Shediac” are also welcomed.
The family invites you to sign an online book of condolences at: www.funerairepassagefuneral.ca.
The family would like to extend their most appreciative thanks to the medical team of the Dr. Georges-L.-Dumont University Hospital Centre for the excellent care given to Ludger during his short illness.
Passage Funeral Co-operative
3754, Route 134, Shediac Bridge, NB E4R 1T3
Tel: (506) 532-1050