It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Philomon Bourgeois at the age of 76 on Sunday, January 20th, 2019 at the Dr. Georges-L.-Dumont University Hospital Centre surrounded by his family. Born in Pré-d’en-Haut, he was the son of late Amable and Laura (LeBlanc Cormier) Bourgeois.
Electrician by trade, he worked at the Université de Moncton for over 35 years. Husband, father, grand-father and friend, Philomon touched the lives of many through a helping hand, support or encouragement.
He leaves to mourn his wife of 54 years Jeannine (born Belliveau); two children, Thérèse (Paul Bérubé) Cornwall Ontario and Daniel (Stéphanie Couture) Pré-d’en-Haut; two grand-children Michelle and Marc, his four sisters Rita (Aurèle Belliveau) Pré-d’en-Haut, Florence (late Valerie Bourque) Moncton, Aline (Albert Cormier) Waltham Mass and Dorine (Gérard Boudreau) Pré-d’en-Haut and many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by a sister Thérèse and a brother Edgar.
Visitation will be held at Dupuis Funeral Home, Memramcook on Wednesday January 23 from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 pm and on Thursday January 24 from 9 to 10 am. Funeral mass will be held at Notre Dame de l’ Annonciation church, Pré-d’en-Haut on Thursday January 24 at 11 am.
We wish to thank his friends, neighbours, family and all those who cared and supported him during his illness.
Donations in memory of Philomon may be made to the charitable organization of the donor’s choice.