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Hervé Bourque


Hervé Bourque
Surrounded by his loving family, Hervé Bourque, 72, of Grand Barachois passed away on Wednesday, September 7, 2011 at the Dr. Georges L. Dumont University Hospital Centre, Moncton. Born June 26, 1939 in Cap Pelé, he was the son of the late Abel and Christine (LeBlanc) Bourque.

He is survived by two daughters: Gisèle Léger of Grand Barachois and Yvette Bourque-Wright (Earle) of Lower Coverdale; two sons: Léo (Sheryl) of Danbury, Conn. and Ronald (Christine) of Dupuis Corner; four sisters: Anita Burke (Ralston) of Portage, Laurina Landry (Françis) of Grand Barachois, Cécile Cormier (Yvon Vautour) of Dupuis Corner and Alma Lirette (Gérald Boudreau) of Cap Pelé; six grandchildren: Mélanie, Shawn, Mathieu, Janelle, Chrissy and Jackie; six great grandchildren: Michael, Stéphanie, Dylan, Monica, Sabrina and Lily; his special friend Anida Desvarenne of Cap Pelé and her family; and by many nieces, nephews and friends.

He is predeceased by his wife Claudette 1989, a son Roger (2003), a grandson Jason (1982); an infant brother and sister: Léo and Maria; and by three sisters: Corinne, Marceline and Yvonne.

In keeping with his wishes, there will be no visitation at the funeral home. The funeral mass will be celebrated at St. Henri Roman Catholic Church, Grand Barachois on Monday, September 12, 2011 at 10:30 a.m. Interment of his ashes in Grand Barachois. Online condolences may be sent at

Cremation and funeral arrangements under the direction of Frenette Funeral Home Ltd., 396 Main St., Shediac (532-3297)

In memory of Hervé, donations may be made to the Dr. Georges L. Dumont Hospital Foundation (oncology).

A special thank you to Anida and his dear sister Laurina for the care and devotion towards Hervé during his illness.