Moncton Daily Times Moncton, NB
Saturday, January 9th, 1960 pg 3
MOURN DEATH MRS. E. LEGER PORT ELGIN (Special) -
Friends and Relatives in Port Elgin and vicinity will learn of the death of Mrs. Elsie Leger, in her 90th year after a short illness. Born in Memramcook East, she received her education at the Convent of the Sisters of the Sacred Heart. She was a devoted member of St. Clement's Roman Catholic Church, of the Ladies of St. Anne, the Society for the Propagation of the Faith and of Notre Dame du Cap. Prior to leaving Sackville to take up permanent residence in Port Elgin folowing her marriage, she had also served as organist and member of the Holy Rosary Church choir In Sackville. She leaves to mourn her ten children, all of whom were present at the funeral; Mrs. Edna Leger, Middle Sackville, Mrs. Alyre Leger, Sackville, Mrs. Oliver Landry (Marie) of St. Andre, Mrs. Isabella DeVarenne of Lynn, Mass., Mrs. Lester Diamond (Florence) of Mass., Mrs. Laurie Leger (Esther) of North Sydney, Mrs. James Mortimer (Lorette) of Toronto, Mrs. Adolphe Comeau (Beatrice); two sons, Henry of Saint John and George of Port Elgin. Several nephews and nieces, 44 grandchildren, 62 great grandchildren and six great great grandchildren also survive. The solemn requiem mass was celebrated by Rev. Arcade LeBlanc, with Father Camille Leger serving as deacon and Father Frederick Cormier as sub-deacon. The choir of Cap Pele and Port Elgin sang the mass, and Sister Marie Elflege served as organist. Those in the sanctuary included: Rev. L'Houlier Lacoste, Father Fabien Leger of Shediac, Father Eric Cormier, of Cap Pele. Also in attendance were sisters of the Sacred Heart of Port Elgin Cap Pele and Drummond Guides of Cap Pele. Interment was in the family lot at Port Elgin.