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L. Paul J. Legere


L. Paul J. Legere

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Leo Paul Joseph Legere, 73, of Dieppe, on Monday, November 4, 2019 at the Dr. Georges L. Dumont Hospital.  Born in Port Elgin, Paul was a son of the late Emery and Rosie (Colburn) Legere.

Paul began his working life with Four Wheel Drive in Kitchener, ON, manufacturing trucks until the plant closure in 1966.  He then entered into the cable television industry and worked in Ontario, Vancouver Island, Alberta and New Brunswick for 35 years. 

Paul was an avid supporter of his children's hockey and figure skating for many years.  He was a well respected coach in Minor Hockey.  He also enjoyed fishing and was an accomplished musician and guitar player.

Paul will be sadly missed by his common-law wife, Ida Aubut, Dieppe; his children, Valerie (Wayne) Lilleston and Derek (Brandi) Legere, both of Victoria BC; grandchildren, Cody, Cole, Treyton, Spencer, Bree-Anne, Joseph, and Samantha; two great grandsons, Zaryean, and Asher; stepchildren, Donald (Louise) Aubut, Paul Aubut both of Moncton, Rob (Gloria) Legere, Comox, BC, and Tracy Landree, Victoria, BC; siblings, Florence Trenholm, Oniva Allen, Eileen Allen and Lawrence Legere, as well as several nieces and nephews.

Besides his parents, Paul was predeceased by his brothers Kenneth, Robert and Reginald, as well as his sisters, Caroline and Charmaine

Arrangements are under the care and supervision of Jones Funeral Home, 70 Bridge Street, Sackville (506-364-1300).  Honouring Paul's wishes, cremation has taken place.  A graveside service will be held from the St. Clement's Parish Cemetery, Port Elgin, on Thursday, November 7, 2019 at 11 am.

Donations in memory of Paul may be made to the Kidney Foundation of Canada or the Heart and Stroke Foundation.

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

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Service Date
Thursday, November 7, 2019
Service Time
11 am
Service Location
St. Clement's Parish Cemetery, Port Elgin

Burial Date
Thursday, November 7, 2019
Burial Time
Burial Location
St. Clement's Parish Cemetery, Port Elgin, NB

Requested Charity
Kidney Foundation of Canada or the Heart and Stroke Foundation