1940 - 2010 - Cocagne - Albert Léger, 69, passed away peacefully at the Dr. Georges-L.-Dumont Hospital, surrounded by his loving family on Sunday, May 2nd, after a sudden illness. Born in Cocagne on December 16, 1940, he was the son of the late Aquila and Dora (LeBlanc) Léger. Albert will sadly be missed by his wife, Cécile (Vienneau); his daughter, Christelle Léger (Ricky Davis) of Fredericton; his two sons, Jacques (Patricia Casas) of Dieppe, Colin (Shannon Léger) of Oromocto; one sister, Emélia Ouellet (Abbey) of Moncton; one brother, Adrien of Cocagne; four precious grandchildren, Mélanie, Mireille, Isaac and Emma; also several aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by one brother, Armand. Albert was very dedicated to his family and community, having been part of the founding of the Cocagne Recreational Council which hosted the International Regattas and the Bazar Acadien and numerous other community organizations. He was an active member of the Knights of Columbus (local chapter and 4th degree) and the Saint-Pierre-de-Cocagne parish. His career as a businessman began with the popular Cocagne dance hall, and later he co-founded Atlantic Roofers Ltd. and helped manage several restaurants such as Chez Léo in Shediac Bridge and other businesses. Until recently, he was in the real estate and tourism sectors. Albert enjoyed spending time with his family and friends, as well as traveling. Visitation will be held at Passage in Shediac Bridge on Tuesday, May 4th, from 2 to 4 pm and 7 to 9 pm, also on Wednesday, May 5th, from 2 to 3:30 pm. Funeral mass will be celebrated at the St-Pierre-de-Cocagne RC Church on Wednesday, May 5th at 4 pm. Donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation or donor's choice would be appreciated by the family. Condolences in the guest book are welcomed at: www.funerairepassagefuneral.ca Funeral arrangement under the professional care of Coopérative Funéraire Passage Funeral Co-operative, 3754, Route 134, Shediac Bridge, NB E4R 1T3 Tel: (506) 532-1050
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