It is with a heavy heart that the family of Simonne Leclair-LeBlanc, wish to announce her passing on November 15, 2020 surrounded by her loved ones at the Moncton City Hospital, after a courageous battle with cancer.
Born in Val d’Amour, NB, she lived in Dieppe. She was the daughter of the late Armand LeClaire and the late Rosanne (Savoie) LeClair.
Simonne was a graduate of the NB Teacher’s College in Fredericton, where she made lifelong friends. During her teaching career at the Apollo School and the King Street School, both in Campbellton, she brought her love of sharing and her kind gentle manner to her students.
She loved watching the sea birds and listening to the sound of the waves coming ashore at the cottage in McLeod, NB and also in Florida, where she and her husband spent many winters.
She is survived by her loving husband of 50 years, Louis LeBlanc. Predeceased by their infant daughter, Monike (1974) and by their infant son, Eric (1976).
She is also survived by her sister Françoise (late Clément) Lagacé of Campbellton and brother, Norbert (Aurélie) Johnson of Val d’Amour. She was pre-deceased by her sister Marie-Reine Perron (late Henry) and her brother Jean-Paul LeClair.
She also leaves to mourn, her many nieces and nephews as well as her husband’s four brothers and six sisters.
Due to COVID-19, a celebration of life will be held, in Dieppe, NB, in the spring of 2021. Arrangements are entrusted to Chartersville Funeral Home, 363 Amirault, Dieppe, NB.
Donations to Friends of the Moncton Hospital Foundation or the tree of Hope-CHU Dumont Foundation would be greatly appreciated by the family.
You are invited to send your message of condolence to Chartersville Funeral Home at www.chartersville.com.