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Laurie J. Bourgeois


Laurie J. Bourgeois

It is with sadness we announce the passing of Laurie J. Bourgeois, age 95, of Veterans Health Centre on Monday, October 21, 2019, with his daughter Catherine (Kitty) and good friend Frank LeBlanc at his side. 

Born in Sackville, NB, he was a son of the late Frank and Exelda (LeBlanc) Bourgeois.

Laurie was a veteran of World Way II and the Korean War.  He had a great sense of humour, and he will be sadly missed.  He was a member of the Royal Canadian Legion, Branch #26, Sackville, NB.

He is survived by his daughters Catherine "Kitty", and Laurina, both of Moncton, NB; grandsons Michael (Dana) and John; 2 great grandchildren Mathew and Ben; sister Irene (Ludger) Throop, Sackville, NB; nieces Madeleine, Annette, Jacqueline (Evan); nephew Robert (Margaret) Brun; several nieces and nephews; special friend Frank (Norma) LeBlanc; Father In Law Mathias Vautour.

He was predeceased by his wife Eliette; sisters Edna (Felix) Brun and Alice (Ron) Noel.

We would like to say a special thank you to the nurses and staff of the Veterans Health Centre, Moncton, for the kindness and compassion they showed Laurie during his stay at the Centre.

Arrangements are under the care and guidance of the Jones Funeral Home, 70 Bridge Street, Sackville, (506-364-1300), where visiting hours will be held on Monday, October 28, 2019 from 6 to 8 pm with a Veterans Memorial Service at 6:30 pm.  Funeral Mass will take place from St. Vincent's Roman Catholic Church, Sackville, on Tuesday, October 29, 2019 at 11 am, Father Allison Carroll officiating.  Burial will follow in the Holy Rosary St. Vincent Cemetery.

Donations in memory of Laurie may be made to the Veteran Health Centre, Moncton, Royal Canadian Legion, Branch #26, Sackville or the Holy Rosary St. Vincent Cemetery.

Sharing of memories and condolences may be sent to the family by visiting Laurie's online memorial at or through the Jones Funeral Home Facebook Page.

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Service Date
Tuesday, October 29, 2019
Service Time
Service Location
Vincent's Roman Catholic Church

Monday, October 28, 2019
Visitation Time
Visitation Location
Jones Funeral Home, Sackville, NB

Burial Date
October 29, 2019
Burial Location
Holy Rosary St. Vincent Cemetery

Requested Charity
Veteran Health Centre, Royal Canadian Legion Branch #26, or the Holy Rosary Cemetery