Père Normand Drisdelle
1940 - 2024
Père Normand Drisdelle
Visitation Information
dimanche 14h à 16h et 19h à 21h / Sunday 2 to 4 pm and 7 to 9 pm
Visitation Location
Centre funéraire Frenette Funeral Centre, 396 rue Main Street, Shediac
Service Information
Service Date
Monday June 10, 2024
Service Time
10h30 / 10:30 am
Service Location
Église Sacré-Coeur R.C. Church, 944 route 933, Haute-Aboujagane
Burial Information
Burial Date
Jun 10, 2024
Burial Location
Cimetière Notre-Dame-du-Calvaire Cemetery, Dieppe
Requested Charity
Fondation CHU Dumont Foundation (oncology/oncologie), Paroisse Sacré-Coeur Parish
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Father Normand Drisdelle, 84, of Haute-Aboujagane, passed away surrounded by his loving family, on Tuesday, June 4, 2024, at the Dr. Georges-L. Dumont UHC. Born in Haute-Aboujagane, he was the son of the late Saül Drisdelle and Edna Bourgeois.

He studied at St-Joseph University and Collège l'Assomption in 1961 and at St-Cœur-de-Marie Seminary, Halifax in 1965. The ordination was celebrated on June 12, 1965, in Haute-Aboujagane by Mgr. Norbert Robichaud. He would have celebrated his 59th anniversary of priestly life on June 12 of this year.

He was vicar at the Cathedral (1965-1966), Baie Ste-Anne (1966-1967), Richiboucto (1965-1971), Dieppe (1971-1978), Notre-Dame-de-Grâce (1977); parish priest at Pointe-du-Chêne (1978-1980), Irishtown (1980-1985), St-Pierre, Cocagne (1985-1992). He was parish priest at Pointe-du-Chêne, and chaplain at Villa Providence Shediac, St-Louis-des-Français, St-Louis, St-Ignace (1997), Pointe-Sapin (1998-2000), Baie Ste -Anne, Escuminac; moderator priest in St-Louis-des-Français, St-Louis, Pointe-Sapin, St-Ignace, Baie Ste-Anne, Escuminac (2000-2004), Memramcook, Pré-d'en-Haut and Lourdes (2004-2014).

He leaves to mourn his brothers and sisters: Elva Boudreau (Mélas) of Haute-Aboujagane, Euclide (Angela) of Shediac, Oliva Prud'homme (late Jean-Guy) of Valleyfield QC, and Ola (Florence) of Haute-Aboujagane as well twelve nephews and nieces, two of whom are deceased.

Families will receive condolences at the Frenette Funeral and Cremation Center, 396, rue Main, on Sunday, June 9, from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. and from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m., Monday, June 10, at Sacré-Cœur Church, Haute-Aboujagane from 9:15 a.m. to 10:15 a.m. followed by funeral services at 10:30 a.m. Burial will be in the Notre-Dame-du-Calvaire cemetery in Dieppe.

In memory of Father Normand Drisdelle, a donation to the Oncology Center of the CHU Dumont or to the cemetery of the Sacré-Cœur parish of Haute-Aboujagane would be appreciated.

The funeral mass will be videotaped, and the video will be available on Father Normand Drisdelle’s obituary on our website by the end of the day.

Funeral arrangements are in the professional care of Frenette Funeral and Cremation Centre, Shediac (506 532-3297).

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

Père Normand Drisdelle