It is with great sadness our family announces that Julie Toner (nee LeBlanc) passed away peacefully in her sleep on August 10, 2020 at the Falls Villa (Grand Falls Manor). For 61 years, she was the beloved wife of Wilfred Toner of Grand Falls. She was 93 years old. She was daughter of the late Pierre and Nazarine (Bourque) LeBlanc of Rogersville, NB.
When she was running the farm with Wilfred she looked after all the finances and the payroll. She was the field manager of all the potato pickers during the harvest. Later she worked as the secretary at the Assumption Parish Rectory. She was a long time member of the CWL. She taught grade three Catechism and English second language at the schools until the schools separated. She was an enthusiastic bingo player and she used to bowl in her younger days. Before her marriage to Wilfred she worked for Simpson's in Fredericton.
She is predeceased by her sisters, the late Yvonne Langin (William), Minto, NB, Emma Caissie (Levi), Hamilton, ON, Lena Caissie (Edward), Minto, NB, Florence Spears, Chilliwack, BC, Sister Doris LeBlanc, n.d.s.c.,, Elsipogtog, NB and her granddaughter, late Lessa Cormier.
Besides her husband Wilfred, she is survived by her four children: Hugh Toner (Sandra), Bras d’Or, NS, Teresa Michaud (Raymond), Drummond, NB, Michael Toner (Lucette da Cunha), Napean, ON, George Toner, Grand Falls; grandchildren: Brandon Toner of Bras d’Or, NS, Lauren Toner of Bras d’Or, NS, Marc Cormier, St. Paul, AB, Kenda Cormier, Moncton, NB, Vance Cormier, Drummond, NB; great grandchildren: Alix Ouellette, Gatineau, QC, Hunter Bonenfant, Saint-André, NB, Zahia Bonenfant, Saint-André, NB; brothers and sisters: Leo LeBlanc (Lorette), Port Coquitlam, BC, Eddy LeBlanc (late Janet), Bracebridge, ON, Irene Roy (late Jean), Fr. Joe LeBlanc, Anita White (Gerald), Fredericton NB, Doreen Colton (Brendon), Bathurst NB, brother-in-law, Robert Spears, Chilliwack BC, Bertha O’Leary (Lawrence), Nasonworth, NB; many nieces and grand nieces, nephews and grand nephews, many cousins, and a wide circle of friends. She is also survived by her in-laws, the Toner Family.
A heart felt thank you goes out to all the care workers (especially Maureen for her tender loving care) and to the nurses and doctors who looked after her.
Julie's funeral service will be held from the Assumption Roman Catholic Church, Grand Falls with her family and close friends in attendance. Interment will be in the parish cemetery.
Due to restrictions imposed by the Dept. of Health, attendees will be contacted by the family.
Arrangements are by O'Regan's Funeral Home Ltd.