Raymond “Barabos” Leger of Memramcook passed away on February 3, 2022 at the Dr. Georges L. Dumont University Hospital at the age of 89. Born in St-Joseph on April 22, 1932, he was the son of the late Alphée and Sylvia (Gaudet) Leger.
He is survived by his wife, Rachel of 66 years of marriage, four daughters, Marielle (Roger), Marianne (Guy), Monique (Lilianne) and Martine (Aurèle), his daughter-in-law Cécile all of Memramcook, three grandsons, Marc -André, Mario and Mathieu, three brothers, Robert (Carol) of Alabama, Pamphile (Dorine) of Memramcook and Henri (Claire) from Gatineau, one sister, Sr. Evangeline of Montreal as well as several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his son Maurice (1992), his brother Rodolpheand his sisters Pauline and Jeanette (infant).
A man passionate about music, he was a member of several choirs for over 60 years as well as the church choir. With the Neil Michaud choir, he made several trips to Cuba, Romania, France, England, Western Canada and we go on. A sportsman since his youth, he played hardball for the Memramcook Rovers, refereed hockey, played curling and bowling as well as golf. You could say a social butterfly. Great supporter and volunteer in the community, founder of the Memramcook Chamber of Commerce, member of the municipal council of the Village of St-Joseph. He was an exceptional husband and father. His family was his number one priority. We have many beautiful family memories. Thank you Dad for everything, you will never be forgotten. We love you very much. Have a good trip.
Visitation will be held at Dupuis Funeral Home, Memramcook on Sunday, February 6 from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. only. Funeral mass will be held at St-Thomas de Memramcook Roman Catholic Church, St-Joseph, on Monday, February 7 at 11 a.m. Burial will be in the parish cemetery.
To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Raymond "Barabos" Leger, please visit our floral store.