(1927-2010) - RICHIBOUCTOU-VILLAGE, NB - Yvon Leger, 82, of Richibouctou-Village passed away peacefully at the Dr. Georges-L. Dumont Hospital, Moncton on Tuesday, May 4th, 2010. Born in Richibouctou-Village he was the son of the late Joseph and Alvina (Allain) Leger. Before retiring, Yvon worked as a painter and carpenter and was considered a "jack of all trades". He enjoyed knitting socks and making snowshœs. Yvon will be sadly missed by his two daughters; Nicole Boucher (Yvon) of St. Antoine, Charline Piché (René) of Richibouctou-Village, three sons; Omer (Murielle) of St. Antoine, Claude of Richibouctou-Village, Rhéo (Gisèle) of Richibouctou-Village, nine grandchildren; Chantal, Renelle, Justin, Marcel, Julien, Carole, Daniel, Priscilla, André, two great grandchildren; Célina and Alexia, four brothers; Alban (Rosa) of Ste. Anne de Kent, Edouard of St. Anne de Kent, Lionel of St. Louis de Kent, Elie (Marie) of Richibouctou-Village and several nieces and nephews. Yvon was predeceased by his wife; Lyola (Richard) Leger, one sister; Elmire, and one brother; Alfred. Resting at St. Antoine de Padoue Roman Catholic Church Slumber Room, Richibouctou-Village with visitation on Wednesday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9, Thursday at 2:00 pm until time of funeral. A Funeral Mass will be held on Thursday, May 6th, 2010 at 4:00 pm, St. Antoine de Padoue Roman Catholic Church, Richibouctou-Village. Interment will be in the parish cemetery. Donations to the New Brunswick Heart and Stroke Foundation would be appreciated by the family. Arrangements in care of Thompson's Funeral Home, Richibucto (523-4252), www.thompsonsfuneralhome.com
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