John 'Buddy' LeBlanc

Born: Fri., Aug. 16, 1929
Died: Fri., Oct. 6, 2017


Graveside Service

2:30 PM Wed., Oct. 11, 2017
Location: St. Joseph Cemetery, Bras d'Or


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John Wilmont (Buddy) LeBlanc
Florence


It is with heavy hearts that we announce the passing of John Wilmont (Buddy) LeBlanc on Friday, October 6, 2017, at the Northside General Hospital.
Born in Florence on Aug 16, 1929, he was the son of the late William and Loretta (Jessome) LeBlanc.
Buddy worked many jobs throughout his life. His last job before retirement was at the CN Marine, North Sydney. He was a lifetime member of the Florence Legion Branch #83, and a member of the Army Navy Air Force Club. During WWII, Buddy looked after the barracks in Little Pond and Centerville with his father.
Buddy is survived by his loving wife of 66 years Carmella (MacDonald) LeBlanc, sons Billy (Dolena) , Big Bras d’Or , Sheldon, Ont. , Donnie ( Wanda), Florence, Gerard, Halifax, Shawn (Karen) , Sydney Mines, daughters, Betty Penney (Danny), Florence, Edna ( Dan), Florence , Nicole ( Allan), Florence, brothers, Percy ( Jose`), Montreal, Adrian ( Shelly), London, sisters, Frances (Jimmy) Pero, Sydney Mines, June ( Joe) Kowalski, Groves Point, Gladys ( John) Morris, Salisbury N.B., Rosalie ( Wayne) Carey, Millville, Madonna ( Denis) MacIntyre, Vernon B.C., Marlene Boudreau, Sydney Mines, Linda ( Pat) Marsh , Hammonds Plains, along with 17 grandchildren and 20 great-grandchildren.
Besides his parents, he was predeceased by son Leonard and daughter Linda, granddaughter Patricia Marie Penney, brothers, Gordon (Carmella) and Elmer, sisters, Theresa (Cecil) Le Blanc, and Hilda (Dave) Jabalee.
We, the family, would like to thank Dr. Bill MacDonald, Dr. Poulos, Dr. Ritter, VON, Palliative Care, Fr. Peter McLeod , along with the staff at JM Jobes Funeral Home, for their care and professionalism.
In keeping with Buddy’s wishes, there will be no visitation. A graveside service will be held on Wednesday October 11, 2017 at 2:30 pm in St. Joseph Cemetery, Bras d’Or, with Fr. Peter McLeod officiating. In lieu of flowers, donations in Buddy’s memory may be made to Hospice Palliative Care Society or  St. Joseph Cemetery Fund, Bras d’Or.
Words of comfort may be forwarded to the family at www.jmjobesfuneralhome.com


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Helen Butts-Kelly
   Posted Wed October 11, 2017
To the LeBlanc Family, please accept our sincerest sympathy at the loss of your Husband, Father and friend.
God Bless,
Helen and Family

The Paquet Family Of Alder Point
   Posted Thu October 12, 2017
We are so sorry for your loss! Our thoughts are with you all during this sad and difficult time.

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