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Times & Transcript Moncton, NB
Wednesday, March 6th, 2013

Rita Leger

LEGER, RITA M. - It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of our mother, Rita M. Leger, 92, of Moncton, wife of the late Alban Leger (2001), suddenly at the Dr. Georges-L. Dumont University Hospital on Monday, March 4, 2013. Born in Moncton, she was the daughter of the late Thomas and Marie (Vautour) Roy. Rita was a former seamstress, having worked at Lounsbury, Dalmys and K-Mart. She was a member of Notre Dame-de-Grâce Roman Catholic Church and Notre-Dame-de-Grâce Golden Age Club. Rita enjoyed sewing, was well known for her handmade dolls, playing cards (200), bingo, music, dancing with her late husband, socializing with her friends and time with her family. Rita will be sadly missed by her sons, Gerard (Julia) and Norman (Anne), both of Moncton; precious grandchildren, Janice Leger, Robert Leger and Natalie Leger-LeBlanc (Ron) all of Moncton and Marc Leger (Dawn) of Aurora, ON; cherished great grandsons, Dylan and Ryan; brother, Edgar of Dieppe and several nieces and nephews. In addition to her parents, she was predeceased by her husband, Alban (2001); brothers, Delphis, Cleophas and Lionel; sisters, Lorette, Alice and Alma.
Visitation at Ferguson Knowles Funeral Home, 1657 Mountain Road, Moncton (858-1995) on Thursday from 2:00 to 4:00 and 7:00 to 9:00 pm. Funeral Mass at Notre-Dame-de-Grâce Roman Catholic Church on Friday, March 8, 2013 at 11:00 am with Rev. Jean-Guy Dallaire officiating. Reception at the Notre-Dame-de-Grâce Golden Age Club following the Mass. Interment, Our Lady of Calvary Cemetery, Dieppe. In Rita’s memory, donations to the Dr. Georges-L. Dumont University Hospital Foundation (Oncology) or NB Heart & Stroke Foundation would be appreciated by the family. Online condolences at