Notre-Dame, NB – Rita Richard, 68, passed away peacefully at the Dr. Georges-L.-Dumont University Hospital Centre in Moncton, surrounded by her loving family, on Saturday, June 13, 2015, after a lengthy illness.
Born in Pré-d’en-Haut, NB, she was the daughter of the late Camille and Éveline (Bourgeois) LeBlanc.
Rita will be sadly missed by her loving husband, Ulysse; one son, André (Anne Jalbert) of Notre-Dame; her four brothers, Yvon (Lucie) of Moncton, Aurèle (Yvette) of St-Anselme, Léonard (Marie-Marthe) of Dieppe and Antoine of Moncton; her four sisters, Dora LeBlanc, Évelina Leger (late Alban) both of Memramcook, Cécile Gautreau (Léandre) of Dieppe and Aline LeBlanc of Moncton; her two grandchildren, Nicolas and Noémie; also by several cousins, nieces and nephews.
Besides her parents, she was predeceased by one son, Marcel (2003); two sisters, Jeannette (2013) and Auréa (2014).
Visitations will be at Notre-Dame du Sacré-Coeur Slumber Room, on Wednesday, June 17, 2015 from 7 to 9 pm and on Thursday, June 18, 2015 from 2 to 4 pm and 6 pm until time of funeral. Funeral service will be held at Notre-Dame du Sacré-Coeur RC Church in Notre-Dame-de-Kent, on Thursday, June 18, 2015 at 7 pm. Reception to follow.
In lieu of flowers, donations to the Canadian Cancer Society or donor’s choice would be appreciated by the family.
The family invites you to sign an online book of condolences at: www.funerairepassagefuneral.ca.
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