ST. CHARLES, NB – Yvon Blanchard, 88, of St. Charles passed away peacefully at home, surrounded by his family, on Tuesday, October 13th, 2020. Born in Canisto, he was the son of the late Camille and Marianne (Bérubé) Blanchard. Before retiring, Yvon worked as a woodsman and a truck driver.
Yvon leaves to mourn his three daughters, Yvette Blanchard (Maurice Collette) of St. Charles, Pierrette Comeau (France) of Grand-Barachois and Nicole Blanchard of Chateauguay, QC; two sons, Ernest of St. Charles and Donald of Carleton-sur-Mer, QC; five grandchildren, Véronique, Rhéanne, Guillaume, René and Gabriel and seven great grandchildren, Taïna, Jayden, Félix, Kayla, Kelsea, Alexandria and Alany.
Yvon will also be sadly missed by his four sisters, Gilberte Weeks (Greg) of Ottawa, ON, Géraldine Gallant (Ronald) of Moncton, Raymonde Gallant (Elie) of Moncton and Jacqueline Glendenning (late Willard) of Rexton; five brothers, Gérald (Carmen) of St. Louis, Albert (Maria) of St. Charles, Gilbert (Marguerite) of St. Louis, Gilles (Rita) of St. Louis and Rhéal (late Marie) of St. Louis as well as by his many nieces and nephews.
Besides his parents, Yvon was predeceased by his wife Flavie (née Cormier); three sisters, Rina, Camilla and Lorraine and his brother Raymond.
Visitation will be held on Sunday, October 18th at Thompson’s Funeral Home, Richibucto from 7-9pm and Monday from 9am until time of service. A funeral service will be held Monday, October 19th, 2020 at 11am, Thompson’s Funeral Home Chapel, Richibucto. Following COVID-19 restrictions, only 10 people at a time will be allowed in the funeral home and only 10 people will be allowed to attend the funeral service and non-surgical masks will be mandatory (inside and outside the funeral home).
Funeral arrangements are in the professional care of Thompson’s Funeral Home, Richibucto. (523-4252)