Joseph Bourque of Moncton passed away on March 15, 2023 at
the Moncton Hospital. Born in Bouctouche, he was the son of
the late Francois and Azelide (Maillett) Bourque.
Joe was the last surviving member of his immediate
family. He worked in the construction industry in the U.S.,
before deciding to become his own boss as a roofer and a
woodsman. Joe was an avid collector and was often seen at
the Moncton, Shediac, and Sussex flea markets. He easily
made many friends along the way.
He will be dearly missed by his daughters Cecilia Belliveau,
Gloria Bourque; son Francois (Frank) (Shelley) Bourque; grandchildren
Tanya, Jeremy, Thomas, Nikki; great grandchildren Xavier, Xarius,
Finley, Joshua, and several nieces and nephews.
Aside from his parents he was predeceased by his wife M.
Irene (Allain) Bourque; daughter Lisa Bourque; son Norman Bourque,
special friend Imelda Goguen, and several brothers and
His family will be receiving friends and relatives on Sunday,
March 19, 2023 from 1-3 pm at Cobb’s Funeral Home and
Cremation Center, 330 Whitepine Road, Riverview (869-2007).
A service to celebrate his life will take place at the funeral home on
Monday, March 20, 2023 at 11:00 am with Father Phil Mulligan
presiding. Donations made to PAWS (SPCA) or another animal
charity of the donor’s choice would be appreciated by his
For those unable to attend, the service will be livestreamed
and recorded. Please click
here to register.