Leo Joseph Bastarache
1965 - 2024
Leo Joseph Bastarache
Visitation Information
Tuesday, April 2, 2024
Visitation Time
6 - 8 PM
Visitation Location
Cobb's Funeral Home and Cremation Center
Service Information
Service Date
Wednesday April 3, 2024
Service Time
11 AM
Service Location
Cobb's Funeral Home and Cremation Center
Requested Charity
Brain Cancer Research
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With his family by his side, Leo Bastarache went to his heavenly home on Wednesday, March 27, 2024, at The Moncton Hospital, surrounded by those he held dear. Born in Rexton, Leo was the son of the late Lionel and Ida Bastarache, a man of simple pleasures and reliable, unwavering care. 

Leo's days were filled with life's modest joys. Initially hesitant to embrace camping, Leo was gently encouraged by his wife Noella and it soon became one of the things he enjoyed most. With his two dogs Rosie and Poppy nearby, Leo found contentment in life’s humble delights. Whether it was the comforting strumming of his guitar, dominating in darts, or sharing laughter with family and friends over a game of washer toss, these everyday moments brought him joy. 

A true handyman, Leo was known for his knack for fixing things. With calloused hands and a determined spirit, he could mend just about anything, always ready to lend a helping hand to those in need. 

To his family, Leo was more than just a father and husband; he was their rock. His wife Noella and daughter Emily held a special place in his heart, and he took immense pride in being the best papa he could be. He really did cherish life's simple pleasures, including wearing the t-shirts collected by his daughter Emily from her travels, each one a treasured reminder of her adventures and the woman she had become. 

As we gather to honour Leo's life, let us remember him for the simple, kind-hearted man he was. His love and presence will be deeply missed by his wife Noella Gautreau, daughters; Emily and Chloe Gautreau (Mario), sisters: Dorina Bastarache (Florent), Alvina Morrison (Dean) and Andrea Michaud (Joel), brothers; Leandre, Luc, Laurie (Diane), Louis and Leonard, as well as several nieces and nephews. He will forever be treasured in the hearts of all those who knew and loved him. We’re sure he and Meldune are enjoying a steak in heaven already.  

The family will be receiving relatives and friends at Cobb’s Funeral Home and Cremation Center, 330 Whitepine Rd., Riverview (869-2007) on Tuesday from 6-8 PM with a service celebrating his life to take place from the funeral home on Wednesday, April 3, 2024 at 11 AM with The Venerable Brent Ham presiding. Online condolences can be expressed at www.cobbsfuneralhome.ca The service will be live streamed and recorded.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to brain cancer research in memory of Leo Bastarache at Brain Cancer Canada ( https://braincancercanada.ca/ways-to-give/). Your support in this cause is deeply appreciated.

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Leo Joseph Bastarache