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J Darrell LeBlanc

J Darrell LeBlanc

Male 1923 - 2011  (87 years)

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  • Name J Darrell LeBlanc 
    Born 1 Nov 1923  Joggins, Cumberland County, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Male 
    Died 10 Apr 2011  Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre, Upper Nappan, Cumberland County, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    Obituary 12 Apr 2011  Amherst, Cumberland County, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    The Amherst Daily News 


    • Obituary - The Amherst Daily News online, 12 April 2011

      J Darrell LeBlanc
      We regret to announce the passing of J. Darrell LeBlanc, 87, Pugwash, NS, formerly of Amherst and Joggins, NS, on Sunday, April 10, 2011 at the Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre in Upper Nappan. Born in Joggins, NS, on November 1, 1923, he was a son of the late James and Mellisa (Comeau) LeBlanc. Darrell worked as a hoist man for Hillcrest Mine in Joggins and later joined the Department of Highways as a welder and also was a foreman with Thompson Bros. for 28 years. He took great interest in his community and was a proud supporter of the Joggins Fossil Centre, providing historical information, earning him a lifetime admission pass. He will be lovingly remembered by his son, James (Lynda) Leblanc, Hamilton, ON; sister, Mary Louise (Edward) Middlemiss, Ottawa, ON; daughter in law, Irene LeBlanc, Ottawa, ON; as well as several nieces, nephews, extended family and his special friend and neighbour, Pauline (Harold) Pettigrew, Amherst. Besides his parents, Darrell was predeceased by his wife the former, Alice Terrio; son, Gerard in 2009 and two sons in infancy.Cremation has take place under the care and direction of Campbell`s Funeral Home, 98 Church St., Amherst (667-9906). Funeral arrangements will be announced at a later date. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations in Darrell’s memory may be made to the Cumberland VON or charity of your choice.


    Occupation foreman with Thompson Bros. for 28 years  [2
    Occupation Joggins, Cumberland County, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    hoistman for Hillcreat Mines 
    Occupation welder with the Department of Highways  [2
    Residence Amherst, Cumberland County, Nova Scotia Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    in his later years 
    Residence Joggins, Cumberland County, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 5
    most of his life 
    Person ID I5599  Annette - Research
    Last Modified 17 Apr 2011 

    Father James Edward LeBlanc,   b. 1 Jan 1877, Minudie, Cumberland County, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Jan 1947  (Age 70 years) 
    Mother Mary Melissa (Missy) Comeau,   b. 5 Apr 1897, Joggins, Cumberland County, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Apr 2002, East Cumberland Lodge, Parrsboro, Cumberland County, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 104 years) 
    Family ID F98  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Alice Veronica Terrio,   b. 20 Jan 1918, Joggins, Cumberland County, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Nov 2007, Cumberland Regional Health Care Center, Upper Nappan, Cumberland County, Nova Scotia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 89 years) 
    Married 1 Jun 1942  Joggins, Cumberland County, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 6
    Children 
     1. Patrick LeBlanc,   b. 1946, Amherst, Cumberland County, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1946  (Age 0 years)
     2. James (Jimmy) LeBlanc
     3. Darrell LeBlanc,   b. 1950,   d. 1950  (Age 0 years)
     4. Gerard Michael LeBlanc,   b. 11 Apr 1954, Sackville, Westmorland County, New Brunswick, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Apr 2009, Ottawa, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 55 years)
    Family ID F2972  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Photos
    Darrell & Mary Louise LeBlanc in front of their house in Joggins
    Darrell & Mary Louise LeBlanc in front of their house in Joggins
    Ages 12 and 8, respectively.
    Darrell LeBlanc on one of the family's horses in Joggins, NS
    Darrell LeBlanc on one of the family's horses in Joggins, NS
    Darrell LeBlanc & Alice Terrio on McCarrons Bridge, Joggins 1941
    Darrell LeBlanc & Alice Terrio on McCarrons Bridge, Joggins 1941
    (1923 - 2011) & (1918 - 2007)
    Darrell LeBlanc, Elmer & Lea (Dauvin) Terrio & Alice Terrio
    Darrell LeBlanc, Elmer & Lea (Dauvin) Terrio & Alice Terrio
    Photo taken June 2, 1941 in Joggins, Cumberland County, Nova Scotia.
    Alice Terrio & Darrell LeBlanc - wedding 1942
    Alice Terrio & Darrell LeBlanc - wedding 1942
    L to R: Jim LeBlanc, Alice Terrio, Darrell LeBlanc, Melissa Comeau, Joe Brine.
    Joggins, Cumberland County, Nova Scotia.
    Alice & Darrell LeBlanc, Rita Terrio & Francis Comeau - 1Jun1942
    Alice & Darrell LeBlanc, Rita Terrio & Francis Comeau - 1Jun1942
    L to R: Alice (Terrio) LeBlanc (1918-2007) her husband Darrell LeBlanc (1923-2011), her sister Rita Terrio (1922-2000) and Darrell's cousin Francis Comeau
    Photo taken at Alice & Darrell's wedding 1st June 1942 in Joggins, Cumberland County, Nova Scotia, Canada.
    Darrell LeBlanc & son Jimmy
    Darrell LeBlanc & son Jimmy
    Photo taken in early 1950s in Joggins, Cumberland County, Nova Scotia, Canada
    Darrell LeBlanc (1923 - 2011)
    Darrell LeBlanc (1923 - 2011)
    Taken on his 50th Wedding Anniversary, June 1992
    Leon Boudreau & Darrell LeBlanc, cousins
    Leon Boudreau & Darrell LeBlanc, cousins
    Leon is the son of Maggie (Comeau) Boudreau and Darrell is the son of Missy (Comeau) LeBlanc.
    Rita Terrio & Wilson Dujay - wedding 18 April 1944
    Rita Terrio & Wilson Dujay - wedding 18 April 1944
    Wilson and Rita are standing in front.
    L to R behind them: Louise Belliveau (Ritas friend from Moncton & dau of Frank Belliveau);Daisy (Belliveau) Terrio; Victor Dujay; Kathleen Terrio; man with hair in air may be Pat Terrio or Art Burke; Alice (Terrio) LeBlanc; pole; Edna Vickery; Mame Burke (wife of Art Burke); Lea (Dauvin) Richard; little girl is Yvonne Mills; Freddie Terrio (brother of Rita); Art Mills; Darrell LeBlanc with shotgun; Billy Mills.
    Alice & Darrell LeBlanc on their 50th Anniversary
    Alice & Darrell LeBlanc on their 50th Anniversary
    L to R: Darrell LeBlanc; Alice (Terrio) LeBlanc; Lea (Dauvin) Richard; Lionel Richard.
    June 1st, 1992.
    Missy (Comeau) LeBlanc, 100th Birthday, 5 Apr 1997
    Missy (Comeau) LeBlanc, 100th Birthday, 5 Apr 1997
    Melissa (Missy) (Comeau) LeBlanc with her two children, Darrell LeBlanc and Mary Louise (LeBlanc) Middlemiss.
    Darrell, Mary Louise & their mother, Missy LeBlanc
    Darrell, Mary Louise & their mother, Missy LeBlanc

  • Sources 
    1. [S101] Info:Mary Louise (LeBlanc) Middlemiss, conversation Sep2009.

    2. [S172] Newspaper: NS, Amherst, The Amherst Daily News, online www.amherstdaily.com,obituary for J Darrell LeBlanc,accessed 12Apr2011,7:20PM.

    3. [S101] Info:Mary Louise (LeBlanc) Middlemiss, telephone conversation 10Apr2011.

    4. [S44] Info:Aunt Noma or Carm Jacklin (T24), from Carm Jacklin conversation in 2006.

    5. [S172] Newspaper: NS, Amherst, The Amherst Daily News, obituary for Alice Veronica LeBlanc 19 Nov 2007.

    6. [S232] Info: Marriages,funerals recorded by RC organist Bertha(Como)Stevens,Joggins,NS.


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