Ashley M. LeBlanc, 23, of Fitzwilliam, NH passed away Tuesday, February 8, 2022.
Born in Gardner, MA on July 10, 1998, she was the daughter of Jennifer Harding and the late Steven LeBlanc. She graduated from Monadnock Regional High School with the Class of 2016, where she was a member of the National Honor Society, soccer team, softball team and track team. She then went on to receive a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Expressive Arts Therapy from Plymouth State University with the Class of 2020.
Ashley was a volunteer for Big Brother Big Sister, where she touched the lives of many young people. She was amazingly creative and an exceptional dancer and sketch artist. She was passionate about music. Ashley loved the sunshine, the beach, going for hikes, and her cat, Kitty. Her greatest joy in life came when she was with her family and friends, always brightening people’s lives with her heartwarming smile and her kind, sunny disposition. Making people happy and putting smiles on their faces was her specialty.
She was truly a ray of sunshine that will be missed by all the lives she has touched.
Ashley is survived by her mother, Jennifer Harding of Westminster, MA and her significant other, Brian Vachon; paternal grandparent Judy LeBlanc of New Brunswick, Canada; maternal grandparents, Gregory Harding and his wife Lucille Perry of Northboro, MA and Donna Shuffleton Kuehl and her husband Daniel Kuehl of Destin, FL; three sisters, Gracie Luikkonen of Westminster, MA, Makenzie Alaniz and her husband Justin of Hubert, NC and Macey Johns of Leominster, MA; five brothers, Jacob LeBlanc of Gardner, MA, Tyler LeBlanc and his wife Heather of Athol, MA, William Johns of Keene, NH, Bailee Johns of Keene, NH and Tucker Johns of Fitzwilliam, NH; aunts and uncles, Lynn Johns and her husband Robert of Fitzwilliam, NH, Sarah Berg and her husband Joel of Fitzwilliam, NH, and Kathy Young and her husband Todd of Fredericton, NB, Canada; step-mother Judy LeBlanc of Gardner, MA; two nieces, two nephews, and several cousins.
Besides her father, she was predeceased by her paternal grandfather, Laurie LeBlanc.
Funeral Services will be held Thursday, February 17, at 6:00 p.m. in the Boucher Funeral Home, Inc., 110 Nichols Street, Gardner, MA.
Calling Hours will be held Thursday, February 17, from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. in the funeral home.
Memorial Contributions may be made to the National Alliance on Mental Illness, 4301 Wilson Boulevard, Suite 300, Arlington, VA 22203. Please reference in memory of Ashley M. LeBlanc.