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Ivan Fred (Poppy) Sawyer


Ivan Fred (Poppy) Sawyer

Ivan (Poppy) Sawyer of Moncton passed away peacefully at The Moncton Hospital on Saturday, April 14, 2018. Born in Moncton, NB, he was the son of the late Bernard and Eloise (Leger) Sawyer.

Ivan was a true hard-working family man who loved spending time with his grandchildren, know for his early morning drives with is Tim Hortons coffee and to cheer on his Boston Bruins. He has been employed as a transport driver with Pallett Depot.

He will be dearly missed by his wife Florida (Savoie) Sawyer, his daughter, Tammy Chevarie (Wayne) of Saint John, son, Roger (Butch) (Sharon) of Moncton, sisters; Edna Psihas, Patsy Berry, Roseanne Savoie (Onile), Priscilla Saulnier (Johnny), Anita Leger (Bernard), Camilla Pimental (Carlos), Bernice LeBlanc, Rose Landry, brothers; Gerald (Kim) and Paul (Diane), grandchildren; Alesha, Megan (Maggie), Roger Jr., Dylan and Ryan, as well as several nieces and nephews. Besides his parents he was predeceased by a sister, Jeannette Hebert, a infant sister, Camilla and a brother, Raymond.

The family will be receiving relatives and friends at Cobb’s Funeral Home and Cremation Center, 330 Whitepine Road, Riverview (869-2007) on Monday from 2-4 and 7-9.  A service celebrating Ivan’s life will take place from Cobb’s Funeral Home Chapel on Tuesday, April 17, 2018 at 11 AM with Father Phil Mulligan presiding. Donations to The Friends of The Moncton Hospital Foundation (Oncology Department). The interment will take place at Fair Haven Cemetery. Online condolences may be expressed at

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Service Date
Tuesday, April 17, 2018
Service Time
11 AM
Service Location
Cobb's Funeral Home Chapel

Monday, April 16, 2018
Visitation Time
2-4 and 7-9 PM
Visitation Location
Cobb's Funeral Home and Cremation Center

Burial Date
Tuesday April 17, 2018
Burial Location
Fair Haven Cemetery

Requested Charity
Friends of The Moncton Hospital Foundation (Oncology Department)