Joann (Dysart) LeBlanc
1934 - 2023
Joann (Dysart) LeBlanc
Visitation Information
Tuesday May 9 / mardi 9 mai
Visitation Time
7 to 9 pm only / 19h à 21h seulement
Visitation Location
Centre funéraire Frenette Funeral Centre, 88 rue Church Street, Moncton
Service Information
Service Date
Wednesday, May 10, 2023
Service Time
3 pm / 15h
Service Location
Église St. Bernard’s Catholic Church, 43 rue Botsford Street, Moncton
Burial Information
Burial Location
Cimetière Notre-Dame-du-Calvaire Cemetery, Dieppe
Requested Charity
Friends of The Moncton Hospital Foundation and the CHU Dumont Foundation
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Joann Kathleen (Dysart) LeBlanc (Moncton, NB) died on Saturday, May 6th, 2023 while in hospital after a series of health challenges. In her final days, she was surrounded by her many loved ones.

Born in 1934, in Moncton, New Brunswick, Joann moved to Cocagne with her family and later studied at Mount Saint Vincent Academy in Halifax. She then studied at the Provincial Laboratories in Saint John, obtaining one of the first designations as an Advanced Registered Technologist (ART) in haematology and worked most of her career at The Moncton Hospital.

Joann met her husband, Hubert LeBlanc, in Saint John, they married in 1958, and moved to Québec where they worked and started their family. They enjoyed 18 years of a loving marriage before his untimely death. After this tragic loss, her faith became her refuge and Joann devoted her life to her five children. She was supported by her own family, her closest friends and was also blessed to have the love of the LeBlanc family and her favourite second home in la Baie Sainte-Marie, Nova Scotia.

As much as she loved her children, she also saw her sons-in-law and daughter-in-law as her own. Most of all, Joann loved her grandchildren and the fun and wild adventures that went along with being Mémé. She was also never without a dog and welcomed chaotic visits from her many grand-dogs.

A special thanks to the friends that enriched Joann’s life from the retiree lunches, the card games, knit nights, travel, and happy hours. Joann was always very social and these connections meant the world to her and to her family.

Joann shared her talents in furniture finishing, antiquing, knitting, decorating Ukrainian eggs, and making fudge. She was an early cross-country ski enthusiast and adored days at the beach.

Joann is survived by her children: Catherine Dallaire (John), Michael LeBlanc (Susan), Nathalie Olivier (Jaco), and Julie LeBlanc Steeves (Don). She is also survived by her nine loving grandchildren: Zachary and Margo Dallaire, Sarah Hill, Jacob (Courtney) and Caleb LeBlanc, Izak and Georges Olivier and Hubert and Adeleine Steeves. Joann also leaves behind her brother Peter Dysart (Alberta) and sister Catherine Chisholm (late David), her brother-in-law Guy LeBlanc (Jeanette) and sister-in-law Coline LeBlanc (late Victor). She shared special relationships with her beloved nieces, nephews, cousins, her special honourary daughter, Kelly Gunn (Kim), and her adoring dog, Simon.

Joann was pre-deceased by the absolute eternal love of her life, Hubert, her parents Allison and Catherine Dysart, infant siblings, and recently, her eldest son Marc. She said good bye to several dear in-laws including Victor, Anita, Aimée and David as well as two dear nephews.

The family wants to express their appreciation to the medical staff of the Dr. Georges-L.-Dumont Hospital Centre for their care and compassion.

The family invites those who want to pay their respects to visitations at Frenette Funeral Centre, 88 Church Street, Moncton (506-858-1900) on Tuesday May 9th from 7 to 9 pm only. To respect mom’s strong faith, a funeral mass will be celebrated at St. Bernard’s Catholic Church, 43 Botsford Street, Moncton on Wednesday May 10th at 3 pm.

In keeping with Joann’s fashion favourite, the family encourages the wearing of navy blue.

The funeral mass will be videotaped, and the video will be available on her obituary on our website at the end of the day.

In memory of Joann, donations to the Friends of The Moncton Hospital Foundation and the CHU Dumont Foundation would be greatly appreciated.

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Joann (Dysart) LeBlanc