Thursday, April 21, 2011

Evangeline Leger - (Mom) - May 28th, 1932 - April 19th 2011

Evangeline “Nine” Leger

Bathurst – Mrs. Evangeline "Nine" Leger, 77, wife of the late Joseph Leger, of Bridge St. Bathurst, passed away on Tuesday (April 19, 2011) at the Chaleur Regional Hospital, Bathurst, following a lengthy illness.

Born in Bathurst, she was the daughter of the late Henri and Ida (Vienneau) Guignard.

She was a Head Nurse at the Nursery Department at the Chaleur Regional Hospital, Bathurst and was a member of the New Brunswick Retired Nurse’s Association.

She was pre-deceased by her husband, Joseph on March 28, 2011.

She is survived by: Two sons, Joseph Leger Jr. (Claire) of Moncton and Paul Leger (Angie Scribner) of Rothesay. One sister, Sr. Imelda Guignard, n.d.s.c., Dieppe. Four brothers, GĂ©rard Guignard (late Anna) and Raoul Guignard (late Melva), all of Bathurst and Jean-Claude Guignard (Francine) of Richibucto Village, NB, Yvon Guignard (Joan) of Dunlop. Several nieces and nephews.

She was pre-deceased by brothers, Laurent, Patrice and a sister, Sr. Stella.

The body will rest after 2 p.m. Monday at Elhatton's Funeral Home (, Bathurst. Funeral Mass will be celebrated on Tuesday (April 26, 2011) at 11 a.m. from the Sacred Heart Cathedral, St. Andrew St., Bathurst. Visiting are Monday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 and Tuesday from 9 a.m. until time of Funeral. Donations in memory of Evangeline may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society or a favorite charity.