NEW BEDFORD-Charles E. LeBlanc, 78, of New Bedford passed away Tuesday, April 12, 2022, after a period of declining health, Charles is now at peace.
Born and raised in New Bedford, he was the son of the late Edward and Theresa (Barry) LeBlanc.
He was a much loved husband, father and papa. He and his wife Jacqueline (Mandeville) LeBlanc were married for 60 years.
Charles worked as a carpenter and started C&J Construction with his wife Jacqueline. Later in his retirement, he enjoyed golfing in Massachusetts and Florida. Charles enjoyed spending time with his family and going for walks with his dog, Gracie. Thursday morning “coffee chats” at Market Basket with Barry, Joe and Roger were a welcome weekly routine. Charles was quick with a joke and loved to make people laugh.
In addition to his wife, Charles is survived by his son, Kevin LeBlanc and his wife Laurie and their children Andrew and Matthew, his daughter Kelly Connors and her husband Patrick and their children Ryan and Liam, and his daughter Kristen Gray and her husband Gilbert and their children Emily, Charles and Lillian; sisters, Rosemary Losert and Monica Ward. Charles was predeceased by his parents, his sister, Louise Cordeiro and his brothers, Joseph, Jerry and Paul LeBlanc.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Friends of SMEC, 25 Russells Mills Rd., Dartmouth, MA 02748.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at St. Julie Billiart Church on Friday, May 13, 2022 at 10:00 am. Burial will be private. Arrangements are by the Donaghy-Hathaway Funeral Home, 465 County St., New Bedford. For memorial register please visit, www.hathawayfunerals.com.
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Friends of SMEC
25 Russells Mills Road, Dartmouth MA 02748