Elizabeth I. M. “Eliza” Leblanc
It is with sadness we announce the peaceful passing of Elizabeth I. M. “Eliza” Leblanc, age 90, of Sackville, NB. Eliza passed away on Tuesday, October 23, 2018 at the Sackville Memorial Hospital, surrounded by loving family.
Born in Middle Sackville, NB, Eliza was a daughter of the late Thaddie and Elizabeth (Leger) Richard.
Eliza was a retired custodian from Mount Allison University after 30 years of service, later helping her husband Edmund with the Sackville Bowling Alley. She was an avid sports fan; and a great supporter of local sports and in particular, any games that involved her grandchildren.
She was a member of St. Vincent’s Roman Catholic Church in Sackville.
Eliza will be sadly missed by son Gary (Charlotte), Sackville; daughters, Dianne (Bob) Carson, of Sackville, and Denise (Victor
Sears) Leblanc, of St. Paul, NB; four grandchildren, Mike (Amie) Carson, Angela (Lee) Ogden, Peter Leblanc and Nathan (Megan Landry) Leblanc; eight great-grandchildren, Michaela, Davida, Autumn, Kaylee, Amber, Hunter, Gloria and Parker; as well as many nieces and nephews.
She was predeceased by her husband Edmund; daughter Gloria in 1974; sisters Anna Burke, Evangeline Ison, Laura Napper, Eva Bourque, brothers Robert and Andrew.
Arrangements have been entrusted to Jones Funeral Home, 70 Bridge St., Sackville, NB (506-3641300) where visiting hours were held on Thursday, Oct. 25, from 7 to 9 pm with Funeral Mass at St. Vincent’s Roman Catholic Church, Sackville on Friday, October 26, 2018 at 11 am. Burial followed in Holy Rosary Cemetery, Middle Sackville, NB.
Those wishing to make a donation in Eliza’s memory may do so to the charity of your choice.
Sharing of memories and condolences may be sent to the family by visiting Eliza’s online memorial at www.jonesfuneralhome.ca or through the Jones Funeral Home Facebook Page.