Yvonne Reicker, 86, of Moncton, passed away on Wednesday
April 26, 2023 at The Moncton Hospital with her family by her side.
Born in Paquetville, she was the daughter of the late
Irenée and Dorina (Robichaud) Blanchard.
After completing her Registered Nursing (RN) Program she went
on to work at several hospitals in Tracadie, Bathurst and Fredericton.
In 1975, she accepted the position of Nursing Instructor and
taught the Registered Nursing Assistant (RNA) Program at NBCC in St.
Andrews, NB. In 1983, she was transferred to the Moncton
NBCC campus to teach the RNA program. She completed her
Bachelor of Nursing Degree from the Université de Moncton,
while still teaching at NBCC in 1995 and retired in 2000.
After her retirement, she was an active member/volunteer at
Christ-Roi Church. She also volunteered throughout the
province by offering courses on "Death and Dying" to help
families deal with the loss of their loved ones. She was a
kind, soft spoken person therefore always thinking of others before
She is survived by her daughter, Doreen Sullivan (Rik) of
Moncton; two sisters-in-law: Audrey Blanchard of Fredericton and Rita
Blanchard of Dieppe; as well as many nieces, nephews, great-nieces and
great-nephews. She was the last surviving member of her immediate
Besides her parents, she was predeceased by three brothers:
Thiburce, Raymond, and Patrice.
The family wishes to express their sincere gratitude towards
the doctors, nurses, and support staff at the Moncton Hospital for
their exceptional wonderful care provided to Yvonne.
By request of the family, there will be no visitation and no
funeral service. A private graveside service will take place in
Paquetville at a later date.
In memory of Yvonne, a contribution can be made to the
Friends of The Moncton Hospital Foundation (Family Practice Unit 5100
and/or Geriatrics Unit 5200) or to the Alzheimer Society of
Words of comfort and donations may
be made at www.frenettefuneralhome.com