It is with heavy hearts that we announce the passing of our mother, Elise Richard, 86, of the Villa Providence, Shediac formerly of Castel des Flots Bleus, Cap-Pelé on Wednesday September 23, 2020 at her residence. Born in St-André, she was the daughter of the late August and Yvonne (Babineau) LeBlanc.
She is survived by her daughter, Annette Selmes (Terry) of Cap-Pelé; three sons: Paul (Odette) of Grand-Barachois, Allain (Donna) of Bas-Cap-Pelé and Léon (Liette) of Dieppe; a special friend, Clorice Cormier of Bas-Cap-Pelé; four sisters: Dolores LeBlanc, Andréa LeBlanc and Émilienne Petit (Jack) all of Montreal, QC, Léonie Doiron (late Arthur) of Cap-Pelé; a brother, Laurie LeBlanc (Aline) of Cap-Pelé; nine grandchildren: Sylvie, Stéphane, Mélinda, Amanda, Venessa, Sébastien, Marc-André, Marie-Eve and Jean-François; three great-grandchildren: Amélie, Anyssa and Evelyn, as well as many nieces and nephews.
She was predeceased by her husband, Valerie Richard (1969); a son, Louis (2000); five brothers: Léonce, Alphérie, Alderice, Gerard and Alcide.
The family will receive condolences at Frenette Funeral and Cremation Centre, 2642 Acadie Road, Cap-Pelé (577-3297) on Sunday 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.
A private funeral mass will be celebrated at Ste-Thérèse-d’Avila R.C. Church, 2646 Acadie Road, Cap-Pelé, Monday September 28. Interment will be in parish cemetery. The funeral mass will be videotaped, and the video will be available on her obituary on our Website by the end of the day.
A special thank you to the staff of the Villa Providence and Castel des Flots Bleus for the wonderful care our mother received.
In memory of Elise, a contribution to the Parkinson Society of Canada or to the Ste-Thérèse-d’Avila Cemetery would be appreciated.
Cremation and funeral arrangements are in the professional care of Frenette Funeral and Cremation Centre, Shediac (532-3297).
Online condolences and donations can be made at www.frenettefuneralhome.com