Paul-Émile Cormier, 86, of Moncton, passed away on Sunday August 30, 2020 at the Dr. Georges-L.-Dumont UHC. Born in Memramcook East, he was the son of the late Emile and Ozithe (LeBlanc) Cormier.
Prior to his retirement, Paul-Émile worked at CFB Supply Depot #5 as a station engineer and a carpenter. With his great passion for Belgian horses, he earned many top prizes. He was an avid farmer in Memramcook for many years including blueberries.
He is survived by his wife of 66 years, Olive née LeBlanc; six children: Denise Gallant (Gérard "Jerry) of Scoudouc, Gilles "Rocky" and Rhéal, both of Moncton, Norman (Paulette) of Dieppe, Linda LeBlanc-Richard (Claude) of Memramcook, and Bernard (Lise) of Riverview; 10 grandchildren: Serge, Daniel, Amy, Lisa, Mathieu, Michel, Marc, Justine, Robert, and Stéphanie; seven great-grandchildren: Jessie, Andrew, Catherine, Joshua, Bradley, Zara, and Kalie; two sisters: Juliette Breau (late Léandre) of Moncton, and Jeannette Brun (Charles) of St-Joseph; one sister-in-law, Claudette Cormier of St-Joseph; one brother-in-law, Donald Gautreau of Memramcook; as well as his nieces and nephews.
He was predeceased by one infant grandson, Denis; one sister, Bernice; and one brother, Alonzo.
The family will receive condolences at Frenette Funeral and Cremation Centre, 88 Church Street, Moncton (858-1900) on Wednesday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 pm only. Due to the pandemic, face coverings are required for visitation and social distancing regulations are in effect. Limit of 50 people in the funeral centre at any given point during visitation. The funeral mass will be celebrated at Our Lady of Assumption Cathedral, 220 St. George Street, Moncton on Thursday September 3 at 11 am. The funeral mass will be videotaped and the video will be available on his obituary on our Website by the end of the afternoon. In memory of Paul-Émile, a contribution to the CHU Dumont Foundation (oncology) would be appreciated.
Words of comfort and donations can be made at www.frenettefuneralhome.com