Fernando U. LeBlanc
Fernando U. LeBlanc, 88, of Dieppe, passed away on Monday, December 31, 2018, at The Moncton Hospital.
Born on July 2, 1930, in Moncton, he was the son of the late Edouard and Jeanne (Gallant) LeBlanc.
Prior to his retirement, Fernando worked for the Department of Transportation as well as the Archives Department for the province of New Brunswick. He was a member of the Club d’Âge d’Or in Dieppe and was inducted in the Dieppe Sports Hall of Fame for his participation in baseball with the Dieppe Cardinals.
He is survived by; one brother, Oswald (Judy) of Sackville; as well as his nieces and nephews.
He was predeceased by his wife Thérèse née LeBlanc; five sisters: Bertha Pelletier (late Guy), Rita LeBlanc, Doris Hamm (late Robert), Helena LeBlanc, and Lorraine F. Surette (late Thomas); as well as three brothers: Arthur (late Julie), Claude (late Rita) and René (Lee).
In accordance with his wishes, there will be no visitation at the funeral home. The funeral mass will be celebrated in Ste-Thérèse-de-l’Enfant-Jésus R.C. Church, 457 Acadie Avenue, Dieppe on Friday, January 4 at 1:30 pm.
Interment will be in Our Lady of Calvary cemetery, Dieppe.
In memory of Fernando, a contribution to the donor’s choice would be appreciated.
Funeral arrangements under the direction of Frenette Funeral and Cremation Centre, Moncton (858-1900).
Words of comfort and donations can be made at www.frenettefuneralhome.com