Norman Després, 86, of Shediac passed away January 6, 2018 at the Dr. Georges-L.-Dumont University Hospital Centre. Born on May 18, 1931 in Shediac, he was the son of the late John and Annie (Durelle) Després.
He is survived by four children: Noëlla (Robert Bierma) of Newburgh, On., Michael (Liz), Claude (Marion) both from Napanee, On., and Réal (Sue) of Kingston, On.; one sister: Géraldine Richard (Aldérice) of Shediac; two brothers-in-law: Léo Pitre(Germaine) of Shediac and Donald Pitre of Mass; many grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews.
Besides his wife Elizabeth, he was predeceased by his infant daughter: Norma; sisters and brothers: Juliette, Evelyn, Eva, Lionel, Lévi, Eric, Henri, Adrien and infant Victor.
As per Norman’s wishes there will be no visitation nor funeral. His final resting place will be in the Frenette funeral centre columbarium, 396 Main Street, Shediac.
In Norman’s memory a donation to the Villa Providence would be appreciated by the family.
Cremation and funeral arrangements are under the direction of Frenette Funeral and Cremation Centre, Shediac (532-3297).