Roger E. LeBlanc
Roger E. LeBlanc, 81, of Moncton, passed away at The Moncton Hospital, on Monday, October 15, 2018. Born February 25, 1937 in Moncton, Roger was the son of the late Cyril and Evelyn (Gauvin) LeBlanc.
He graduated high school from Saint Mary’s (Halifax) in 1955. While attending Saint Mary’s University, he was a member of their Football, Hockey and diving teams. He also went on to become a successful professional welterweight boxer. His fights were televised.
Roger will be greatly missed by his daughter Lisa of Moncton. He was the father of Mike and daughter-in-law Tami LeBlanc of Ottawa; Jeanette Gillespie of Dieppe, JP and daughter-in-law Kara LeBlanc of Dieppe; grandchildren Jeffrey, Justin, Madison, Nathan and Taylor LeBlanc.
The funeral mass will be celebrated at Holy Family R.C. Church, 57 Falkland Street, Moncton, on Friday, October 19 at 2 pm. There will be no visitation prior to the funeral. Interment will be in Our Lady of Calvary Cemetery, Dieppe.
In memory of Roger, a contribution to a charity of the donor’s choice would be appreciated. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of the Frenette Funeral and Cremation Centre, Moncton (858-1900).
Words of comfort and donations may be made at www.frenettefuneralhome.com