Times & Transcript Moncton, NB
Wednesday, December 6th, 2006
Marie Désprés 1906 - 2006 Marie Despres, age 100, wife of the late Alban Désprés (1979), of foyer Saint-Antoine, Saint Antoine and formerly of Cocagne, passed away on Tuesday, December 5, 2006 at the Dr. Georges-L. Dumont Hospital after a brief illness. Born in Sainte-Marie de Kent, NB on October 7, 1906, she was a daughter of the late Onézime Robichaud and Mélanie Léger. She attended Saint Pierre Roman Catholic Church, Cocagne, NB and was a member of the Cocagne Golden Age Club. She is survived by two daughters, Yvonne Lawson of Cocagne, Marina Stuart (Robert) of Auburn, Mass; three sons, Normand (Alphonsine), Jean (Yvette), both of Cocagne, Rhéal (Bonnie) of Jacksonville, FL; three sisters, Yvonne LeBlanc of Bouctouche, Anna Dallaire (George) of Salem, Mass., Hélène Fournier of Gardner, Mass; 24 grandchildren; 30 great grandchildren and two great great grandchildren; several nieces and nephews. Besides her husband, she was was predeceased by one daughter, Yvette; one son, Adérice; one sister, Bertha; five brothers, Livain, Hector, Joseph, Phillipe, Elie. Resting at Saint Pierre Roman Cathlic Church, Cocagne with visiting on Thursday, from 7 to 9 and Friday from 2 to 4 and 5:30 to 6:45 pm. Funeral service will be held at Saint-Pierre Roman Catholic Church, Cocagne, NB on Friday, December 8, 2006 at 7:00 pm. Interment in the Parish Cemetery. Arrangements in care of Maillet Funeral Home, Bouctouche.