Rita Melanson
1921 - 2023
Rita Melanson
Visitation Information
dimanche 14h à 16h et 19h à 21h / Sunday 2 to 4 pm and 7 to 9 pm
Visitation Time
Lundi 9h30 à 10h30 - Monday 9:30 am to 10:30 am
Visitation Location
Centre funéraire Frenette Funeral Centre, 396 rue Main Street, Shediac NB
Service Information
Service Date
Monday September 4, 2023
Service Time
11h00 / 11 am
Service Location
Église Sacré-Coeur R.C. Church, 944 route 933, Haute-Aboujagane
Requested Charity
Fondation des maladie du Coeur - Heart and Stroke Foundation / Société canadienne du cancer - Canadian Cancer Society / Cimetière Haute-Aboujagane cemetery
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Rita Melanson, 101, passed away peacefully surrounded by her loving family at the Villa Providence, Shediac, on Thursday, August 31st, 2023. Born in Haute-Aboujagane, she was the daughter of the late Hypolite and Herminie (Bourgeois) Richard.

She loved quilting blankets, reading, doing crossword puzzles, playing darts, traveling, watching the Montreal Canadians but most of all playing cards. Rita was a member of the Club d’âge d’or of Haute-Aboujagane.

Rita is survived by her children: Rose LeBlanc (Gilles) of Grand-Barachois, Victor Melanson (Georgina LeBreton) of Shediac and Carmen Gagnon (Gilles) of Grand-Barachois, a son-in-law Edwin Corcoran of Moncton; five grandchildren: Chris, Janelle, Mathieu, Cynthia, and Denis; nine great grandchildren: Joshua, Megan, Maïka, Owen, Zavier, Ethan, Leni, Noémie, and Charlotte.

She was predeceased by her husband Norman (2011), a daughter Lise Melanson (2012), an infant son; her brothers and sisters: Sara Cormier, Émile Richard, Calixte Richard, and Adelaïde Léger.

The family will receive condolences at Frenette Funeral and Cremation Centre, 396 Main Street, Shediac, on Sunday, September 3 from 2 pm to 4 pm and 7 pm to 9 pm and Monday, September 4 from 9:30 am to 10:30 am.

The funeral will be celebrated at the Sacré-Coeur R. C. in Haute-Aboujagane, 944 route 933, Haute-Aboujagane on Monday, September 4 at 11 am.

In memory of Rita, a contribution to the Heart and Stroke Foundation or to the Canadian Cancer Society or to the Sacré-Coeur cemetery, Haute-Aboujagane would be appreciated.

Funeral arrangements are in the professional care of Frenette Funeral and Cremation Centre, Shediac (532-3297).

Words of comfort and online condolences may be forwarded through our website at:  www.frenettefuneralhome.com

Rita Melanson