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Alyre J. LeBlanc
Alyre “Half Time” “Al” J. LeBlanc, 81, of Gardner, died peacefully Friday, January 28, 2022, in Quabbin Valley Healthcare, Athol.
Born in Minto, New Brunswick, Canada, on July 3, 1940, he was the son of the late Lucas and Helena (Boucher) LeBlanc. Alyre was a Set-Up-Person employed by Simplex Time Recorder for 19-years until his retirement in 2019. He was previously employed by GEM Industries of Gardner for several years.
Alyre was a Friend of Bill W. He enjoyed going for his daily walks and playing guitar. Alyre’s greatest joy came when he was with his family, always treasuring the special moments together.
Alyre is survived by a son, Jim LeBlanc and his significant other Jennifer Fontaine of Gardner; a grandchild, Jamie Lin LeBlanc; a brother, Laurie J. LeBlanc and his wife Corinne of Lunenburg; a sister, Maria Arsenault and her husband Hervie of Portland, ME; several nieces, nephews, and cousins.
He was predeceased by his wife of 58-years, Alyce (Vermette) LeBlanc, who died in 2020; and a sister, Ella Richard.
Funeral Services will be held Thursday, February 3, 2022, at 11:00 a.m. in the Boucher Funeral Home, Inc., 110 Nichols Street, Gardner, MA.
A Calling Hour will be held Thursday, February 3, 2022, from 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. in the funeral home.
Memorial Contributions may be made to Quabbin Valley Healthcare Activity Fund, 821 Daniel Shays Highway, Athol, MA 01331. Please reference in memory of Alyre J. LeBlanc
Jamie I'm so sorry about your dad...I just found out yesterday...your dad was always nice to me Michelle and Sue...my deepest sympathies to you Jamie...
Rachel Feb 5 2022 6:29 PM
Jim and Jamie, My deepest condolences to you both. I have many good memories of Al. Sending you both a great big hug. <3
Paula Eaton Feb 3 2022 12:18 PM
My sympathies to Jim and Jamie, I have know Big Al as I called him since I was a young girl. He bowled with My Dad and worked with him at Simplex as well. I have many funny memories of him when I was younger. May he now be in peace.
Kristine Teto Feb 1 2022 7:08 PM
My sincere condolences. Haven't seen him in a long time but I remember he always made me laugh years ago, may he Rest In Peace.
Kim (Courtney) Richard Feb 1 2022 1:43 PM
Rest in Peace mon oncle Alyre. Give my Mom and Mem and Pep a big hug from me!
Pauline Feb 1 2022 11:45 AM
I will forever miss you my friend!
Kristina Feb 1 2022 6:23 AM
Rest In Peace Alyre.i love you very much,you are now with Alyce,Ella,and our Mom and Dad.,till we meet again,
Maria Jan 31 2022 9:48 PM