LeBLANC, Barbara Joan – age 83, Yarmouth, formerly of Tusket, Yarmouth Co., passed away peacefully on Monday, July 12, 2021 at her home with her family at her side. Born August 24, 1937 in Chelton, PEI, she was a daughter of the late Colman Havland and Jessie Elizabeth (Wheeler) Rogers. Barbara had worked in the housekeeping department at the Yarmouth Regional Hospital, however she had most recently worked and retired from the dietary department at Nakile Home for Special Care. She enjoyed quilting and rooting for the Blue Jays. She looked forward to doing the daily crypto-quote with her sister Nora and she was always ready for a game of cards with her family and many friends. She also loved traveling back home to PEI and gathering with her family. She is survived by her loving children, Tracy (Cindy) LeBlanc, Cindy (Neil) Doucette, Wayne (Gerarda) LeBlanc, Denise (Christopher) Surette, Bonnie (Brian) Williams and Heather Goreham, as well as by 14 grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren (with one more on the way later this year), and many nieces and nephews whom she loved and thought of often. Also surviving are sisters, Nora Noonan, Margie (René) Dignard and Fran Graff. Aside from her parents, Barbara was predeceased by her husband, Frederick LeBlanc, a son-in-law, Merle Goreham; siblings, Olive (Jim) Muttart, Alden (Betty) Rogers, Ruth (Fred) MacDonald, Freda (Duncan) Watson, Gerry Rogers, as well as by brothers-in-law, Douglas Noonan and Ward Graff and sisters-in-law, Cecilia (Carl) Crosby, Anne (Basil) Doucette, Dora (Victor) McGuire and Emma (Franklyn) Muise. A special thank you to Dr. Hussein, Dr. Moses, Dr. Gillis, the palliative team, VON and the continuing care team. To the angels in the renal dialysis unit who became mom’s extended family – she truly loved you all! To all of mom’s friends, we, the family, would like to thank you all for all the love and support given to us all at this very difficult time. Visitation will take place from 6-8 p.m. Wednesday at H.M. Huskilson’s Funeral Home, 29 Albert St., Yarmouth, where a funeral service will take place at 11 a.m., Thursday, July 15, Pastor AJ Plazier officiating. All attendees at both the visitation and service are asked to please use the parking lot entrance and all are reminded that masks are required and social distancing guideline are in place. A private interment will take place in the Tusket Cemetery at a later time. It has been requested that there be family flowers only. Memorial donations may be made to the IWK Foundation (NICU), the Tri-County Site of the VON or to the Yarmouth Hospital Foundation (Renal Dialysis Unit). You may leave messages of condolence for the family by visiting www.huskilson.net
“Breathe easy Mom!”
August 24 1937 July 12 2021
Nos plus sincères sympathies à la famille et aux amis de Barbara Joan LeBlanc August 24 1937 July 12 2021..
Décès pour la Ville: Yarmouth, Province: Nova Scotia