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William "Willie" Jean


William "Willie" Jean

William "Willie" Jean, 83, of Dieppe and formerly of Dalhousie, passed away peacefully surrounded by his loving family, on Sunday May 6, 2018 at the Dr. Georges-L.-Dumont UHC. Born on November 18, 1934 in Eel River Crossing, he was the son of the late Anthime and Alma (Carrier) Jean.

He will be dearly missed by his loving wife of 63 years, Jeannine (née Parent); his daughter, Dianne Jean (Gordon Robinson); his grandchildren: Tiffany Woods, Rob Langmaid, Krista McDonald and Jim Langmaid and his seven great-grandchildren.

Besides his parents, he was predeceased by his son, Richard, daughter, Monique, brother Alphonse and half-brother, Albert.

Willie was an exceptional sportsman, including baseball, hockey and boxing, as well as an avid dart, pool, washer toss player and bowler. A retiree from the Dalhousie Paper Mill, he also enjoyed hunting, fishing and fly tying. He enjoyed spending his summers at Sandy Beach with the love of his life Jeannine, family and many friends.

We are following Willie’s wishes, nothing more than having his ashes placed with Richard and Monique, in Dalhousie at a later date. There will be no visitation, no funeral service, flowers or donations. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of Frenette Funeral and Cremation Centre, Moncton (858-1900).


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