It is with heavy hearts that the family of Laurie Landry, aged 88, of Moncton, announces his passing on Thursday October 24, 2019 at the Résidence Notre-Dame-du-Sacré-Coeur in Dieppe. Born on April 8, 1931, he was the eldest of the late Abbey Landry and Evéline (Léger) Landry of College Bridge, NB.
He will be sadly missed by his loving wife, Josette Gaudet; his four children: Vincent of Memramcook, Jacques (Monique) of Quispamsis, Suzanne of Grand-Barachois, and Pascal (Molly) and their two children, Samuel and Sophie, of Fredericton; his stepchildren: Daran, Jason, Melissa, and Paula Ultican, and their families; his siblings: Sister Bertha Landry, ndsc, Aline Cormier (Damien), Hervé Landry (Carmel), Edith Saulnier (late Frank), Gérard Landry (Eva), Bernadette Dupuis (Gérard), and Rachel Belliveau (Phil); as well as many nephews and nieces.
He was predeceased by a son, François, and a brother, George.
Laurie graduated from l’Université Saint-Joseph and l’Université Laval - sciences and engineering. He was the owner and managing director of the construction company, Abbey-Landry Inc., for 25 years, during which time he oversaw the construction of schools, nursing homes, hospitals and churches, which now form part of New Brunswick’s landscape. Laurie was very active in his philanthropic efforts and in his volunteerism for his community. He served on numerous boards and cultural clubs and invested considerable time and energy in helping anyone in need.
The family will receive condolences at Frenette Funeral and Cremation Centre, 88 Church Street, Moncton (858-1900) on Sunday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 pm only. The funeral mass will be celebrated at Christ-Roi R.C. church, 300 Dominion Street, Moncton on Monday October 28 at 1:30 pm. Interment will be in Our Lady of Calvary cemetery, Dieppe. In memory of Laurie, in lieu of flowers, a contribution to Église Christ-Roi or to a charity of the donor’s choice would be appreciated.
Words of comfort and donations can be made at www.frenettefuneralhome.com