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Joseph Roy Legresley

d. September 8, 2022

  • Funeral Location:Northumberland Funeral Home Chapel
  • Resting Location:Northumberland Funeral Home
  • Wishes:In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to a memorial of one's choice
  • The death of Joseph Roy LeGresley, of Calgary, Alberta, and formerly of Chatham Head, occurred on Thursday, September 8, 2022, at the age of 78.

    Born in Chatham Head on December 21, 1943, he was the son of the late Charles and Minnie (Russell) LeGresley.

    Roy worked as a bell hop at the Admiral Beauty Hotel in Saint John, NB, moved to Ontario for a few years, owned a Sub Shop, worked in fine dining restaurants and retired from Hayworth making office furniture.

    Roy volunteered for many years with different organizations helping children in need. In honor of Roy's memory, the organization he volunteered for set up a scholarship to be presented each year to a student in his area in Calgary, Alberta.

    Roy is survived by two sisters Yvonne O'Brien (Bev) of Saint John, NB and Eileen (Leo) Murdoch of Miramichi, NB; brother-in-law Bobbie Lanteigne; several nieces and nephews; and his dear friend of 21 years Marie Free and her family from Calgary, Alberta.

    Besides his parents, Roy is predeceased by his siblings and sister-in-law; brothers-in-law Billy (Charline), Paul (Ann), Edward (Jenny), Frank, Junior LeGresley; Mary (George, Eddie) Burke Miousse, May (Edgar) Chaverie, Cecilia Balser, Leona (Louie Sonier, Harris) Savoy, Charline Lanteigne; nephews Charlie and Allen Sonier, Beverley Chaverie, Mike O'Brien, Allard St Coeur, Andrew Balser; nieces Lorraine (Leo Hachey) and Tanya LeGresley.

    The family will receive relatives and friends from Northumberland Funeral Home on Saturday, October 8, 2022, from 12 pm to 1 pm. The funeral service will follow at 1 pm, with Father Beaumaster officiating. Interment will take place in St Patrick's Cemetery following the service.

    In memory of Roy, donations may be made to a charity of the donor's choice.

    Funeral arrangements are in the care of Northumberland Funeral Home, 102 Pleasant St, telephone (506) 622-7741
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