Wednesday, March 30, 2011

Joseph A Leger, April 17th, 1934 - March 28th, 2011

Bathurst - Joseph Leger, 76, of Bridge St. Bathurst, passed away on Monday (March 28, 2011) at the Chaleur Regional Hospital, Bathurst, after a brief illness.

Born in Bathurst, he was the son of the late Raymond and Evelyn (Hodgins) Leger.

He was a former employee of Consolidated Bathurst Paper Mill.

Besides his wife, Evangeline (Guignard) Leger, he is survived by: Two sons, Joseph Leger Jr. (Claire) of Moncton and Paul Leger (Angie Scribner) of Rothesay. One brother, Kenneth "Butch" Leger (Irene) of Nackawic. Two sisters, Joyce Thibodeau (Jerry) of Bathurst and Jeannie Dobson (Ernie) of Florida. Several nieces and nephews.

The body will rest after 2 p.m. Thursday at Elhatton's Funeral Home (, Bathurst. Funeral Mass will be celebrated on Friday (April 1, 2011) at 2 p.m. from the Sacred Heart Cathedral, St. Andrew St., Bathurst. Visiting hours are Thursday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 and Friday from noon until time of Funeral.