Montreal Gazette; Published: October 28, 2021
LÉVESQUE, Brother Robert-Joseph (Joseph Henry), O.F.M. In Montreal, on October 26, 2021, at the age of ninety-four years, after sixty-nine years of religious life, Brother Robert-Joseph Lévesque, Franciscan, passed away. He will be deeply missed by the members of his Franciscan Fraternity, by his nieces and nephews and many other relatives and friends. Funeral Mass at the Motherhouse of the Sisters of Providence, 5655 de Salaberry Street in Montreal, Friday, November 5 at 2 p.m. Burial at Le Repos St-François d'Assise Cemetery, 6893 Sherbrooke East, Montreal.
It is with sadness that the family of Dorothy Olivet Hughes announces her passing on October 20, 2021 at Neill Hall. Born in Coles Island, NB, on April 11, 1936, she was the daughter of the late Millidge and Olive (Clark) Ryder.
Dorothy is survived by her husband Gordon Edward Hughes; sons Brian Ryder, Terry and Roger Leet; daughter Joyce Leet (Larry Holleran); step-daughters Karen Hughes and Christine Gallant (Collin); grandchildren Michael Leet, Brandon Leet-MacFarlane; great grandchildren Aiden Leet, Karley Leet and Mason MacFarlane, as well as several cousins.
In addition to her parents, Dorothy was predeceased by her first husband Harry Leet; step-son Greg Hughes, and grandchild Devon DeAnglis.
A special thank you to the amazing staff of Frederick Hall and Neill Hall for the care they have given Dorothy.
A private graveside service will be held at St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Cemetery. The live stream of the graveside service will be available to watch at 2pm on Saturday, October 23, at the following link: https://vimeo.com/event/1403007. For those who wish memorial donation may be made to the SPCA, CARMA or the Alzheimer’s Society. www.mcadamsfh.com
A Warm welcome to Friar Maurice Richard OFM Conventual who hprayas been appointed Spiritual Assistant to St. Francis of Immaculate Heart of Mary Fraternity in Ottawa.
May you find many great blessings in the fulfillment of your office as Spiritual Assistant. Our prayers go out to you daily!
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