ST-IGNACE, NB – Leo-Paul Johnson 71, of St. Ignace
passed away peacefully at the Stella Maris Hospital, Ste-Anne-de-Kent
on Monday, August 26, 2019. Born in St. Ignace, he was the
son of the late Narcisse Johnson and late Yvonnice (Allain)
Johnson. Before retiring, Leo-Paul was employed as a drywall
finisher. In his younger days he enjoyed playing baseball
and was a great left handed pitcher.
Leo-Paul will be sadly missed by his daughter, Kathy Johnson
(Denis) of Kouchibouguac; three grandchildren, Angèle
(Micheal), Maxime, Jonathan and one great granddaughter,
He is also survived by five sisters, Sr. Yvette Johnson of
C.N.D, Montreal, Jeannette Johnson of St. Ignace, Yvonne Pellerin
(Tony) of Bowmanville, ON, Roberte Guimond (Paul) of St. Louis,
Jacinthe Johnson of St. Ignace; three brothers, Laurie Johnson, Donald
Johnson (Camilla), Camille Johnson (Marielle) and Yvon Johnson all of
St. Ignace and many nieces and nephews.
Besides his parents, he was predeceased by two sisters, Marie
Poirier (Arthur) of Saint John, Jacqueline Thebeau (Alphée)
of St. Ignace and five brothers, Claude, Edgar, Bernard and infants
Claude and Leo-Paul.
Visitation will be held at Thompson Memorial Home,
Saint-Louis-de-Kent on Friday from 7-9 pm, Saturday at 9:00 am until
departure for the funeral. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated
on Saturday, August 31, 2019 at 11:00 am, St. Ignace de Loyola Roman
Catholic Church. Donations in Leo-Paul’s memory
may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society or ALS and would be
appreciated by the family. Special thanks go to the staff at
the CHU Dumont Oncology Center, to the nursing staff of the Stella
Maris Hospital and to the Extra Mural for the wonderful care given to
Leo-Paul. Arrangements are in care of Thompson’s
Funeral Home, Richibucto (523-4252).
Our most sincere sympathies to the family and friends of Leo-Paul Johnson..
Death notice for the town of: Richibucto, Province: Nouveau-Brunswick