Leonard J Savoie
It is with deep sadness we announce the peaceful passing of Leonard Joseph Savoie, age 87, of Amherst, formerly of Thunder Bay, Ontario. Leonard passed away at the Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre on Monday, November 19, 2018.
Born in Lameque, NB, he was a son of the late Joseph and Demerise (Hache) Savoie.
Leonard worked at the Great Lakes, Abitibi Pulp and Paper Company, the Red Rock Mill, and for the Resolute Company. He owned wood lots, operated heavy equipment and drove transport truck for multiple woods companies.
He will be dearly missed by his wife Margaret Rose Polly Savoie, Amherst, NS; children Linda Sweet (Jeff), Toronto, ON, and Joseph, Thunder Bay, ON; 5 grandchildren; 2 great grandchildren; sisters Simone Stever, Nippigan, NB, Laurenteine Boudreau, Halifax, NS.
He was predeceased by his first wife Inez; daughter Janet; brother Peter.
Arrangements have been entrusted to Jones Funeral Home, 70 Bridge St., Sackville, and Port Elgin, NB, (506-364-1300). A graveside service will take place in the Fernwood Cemetery in the spring.
Donations in memory of Leonard may be made to the Fernwood Cemetery, or through the charity of your choice.
Sharing of memories and condolences may be sent to the family by visiting Leonard's online memorial at www.jonesfuneralhome.ca or through the Jones Funeral Home Facebook Page.