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George L LeBlanc

George L. LeBlanc, 72, of Gardner died Sunday, September 3, 2017 in UMASS Memorial Medical Center of Worcester, following injuries sustained in a fall.
Born in St. John, N.B. Canada on October 25, 1945, he was the son of the late Joseph L. and Anna (Leger) LeBlanc.
George was a truck driver employed by Miller's Paving of Leominster for 24 years, retiring in 2014.
He was a member of Annunciation Parish/Our Lady of the Holy Rosary Church of Gardner. He was also a member of the Acadien Social Club of Gardner and the Fraternal Order of Eagles, Aerie 747 of Gardner.
George lived life to the fullest and on his own terms; whether it was eating lobster or hot dogs, riding a motorcycle, playing cards at the club, or watching the races. He was also known as Daddy-O, Grandpa George, Fred and Santa. George redefined the word family, and he was loved by many. The big guy with the big heart will be missed immensely.
He leaves his daughter, Michelle LeBlanc of Dudley; three sons, Harold "Butch" Covey of Winchendon, William "Bill" Covey of Winchendon and John Covey and his wife Rose of New Braintree; his partner of 20 years, Diane M. White of Gardner and her children, Misty Short, Mick Short and his wife Michael, Chrissy Short, Heather Favreau and her husband Dave, and Joe Short; son-in-law, David Theriault of Templeton; beloved grandchildren, Brittney Covey, Briana Theriault, Joe Berube and his wife Alexis, Joseph Theriault, Tia Covey, Matthew Chalke, Alexis Rojo, Abbey Short, and Matthew and Channing Favreau ; great-grandchildren, Natasha Nadeau, Jacob Capone, Jackson Chalke and Jordan and Brayden Peterson. George joins his daughter, Lica Theriault; granddaughter, Heather Covey; and grandson, Joshua Covey in Heaven.
Funeral Services will be held Saturday, September 9th at 12:00 p.m. in Annunciation Parish/Our Lady of the Holy Rosary Church, 135 Nichols Street, Gardner.
There are no calling hours.
Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, Gardner Relay for Life, 43 Nagog Park, Suite 110, Acton, MA 01720. Please reference in memory of George LeBlanc.
Boucher Funeral Home, Inc., 110 Nichols Street, Gardner is handling the arrangements.
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Service Details

Saturday, September 9th, 2017 12:00pm, Our Lady of the Holy Rosary Church, 135 Nichols St., Gardner


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So sad to hear of the passing of my friend George, Sincere condolences to the LeBlanc family and friends, Georges sense of humour and quick witt at work will be something i will cherish forever. God bless my friend RIP.

Mike Zisk Sep 11 2017 12:00 AM

My sincerest sympathies to the family. I loved walking into the barn and being greeted by him. He will be greatly missed.

Martha Sep 7 2017 12:00 AM

My heart goes out to the family.Going to miss our chats when we met.Always smiling, that was George.

Jeffrey Hermanson Sep 6 2017 12:00 AM

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Boucher Funeral Home lit a memorial candle Sep 6 2017 12:00 AM

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