Leon Joseph Roberge
was born on August 16th, 1921 in Beauvallon, Alberta and died peacefully on July 2nd, 2012 at his residence in Vernon, B.C. at the age of 90 years.
Leon will be remembered by his wife Agnes, to whom he was married for 64 years; his nine children, Edward, Denise, Irene, Donna, Alphonse (Penny), Adele, Joanne, Greg (Candi) and Leroy (Carrie-Ann); eighteen grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; his sister, Blanche Lemp; numerous extended family members; and his dog Maddy. He was preceded in death by his parents, Alphonse and Alma Roberge; three sisters, Jeanette, Yvonne and Irene; and one brother, Art.
Leon was a Veteran of World War II and was wounded while serving overseas. He was an officer in the RCAF from 1939-1945 and then a counselor for soldiers returning from active service from 1945-1946.
Cremation preceded the Funeral Service which was held at Bethel Funeral Chapel on Saturday, July 7th, 2012 at 10:30 A.M. with Deacon Paul Murphy officiating.
Funeral arrangements were made with
BETHEL FUNERAL CHAPEL LTD.,
5605-27th Street, Vernon, B.C. V1T 8Z5