LeBlanc – John “Johnny” Roy Ralph, 54, of Greenfield, Queens County passed away suddenly in Queens General Hospital, Liverpool on Monday, November 7, 2016.
Born in Liverpool, he was a son of the late Myrna LeBlanc and Stephen “Mike” Francis.
John worked as a carpenter with Victor Wareham Construction and Roofing. He loved music, enjoyed hunting and spending time with friends and family especially his grandchildren.
Surviving are his loving wife, June; his daughters Cathy LeBlanc (Matthew Smith) of Newcombville; Tanya LeBlanc-Mailman (Ryan Mailman) of Greenfield; Brooke Lawson at home. Grandchildren Bailey LeBlanc, Aidan Smith – LeBlanc and Holly LeBlanc. His mother in law Esther Ward, also at home; his sisters Margo (Allan) Godfrey of Liverpool; Cynthia (Bob) Whynot of Greenwood; Cathy Smith of Alberta. His brother David of Liverpool.
He was predeceased by his brother Jimmy.
A private family committal will take place at a later date. A Celebration of John’s Life will take place on Saturday, November 12, 2016 from 12:00 p.m. until 2:00 p.m. in the Greenfield Fire Hall. No flowers. Donations may be made to the Canadian Diabetes Association or the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia. Online condolences may be made to www.chandlersfuneral.com
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Ross& Heather Whynot
June & Family.,so sorry for your lossJohn was a wonderful person .
June and Family I am so sorry to hear about the passing of Johnny. He will be greatly missed. Ian and I enjoyed hearing him singing and playing guitar and will miss this very much. We send our love to you.
Daniel and Crystal
Our hearts go out to you all on the passing of this man. He was and will always remain larger than life and one of the kindest men we have ever known. Surround yourselves in the precious memories and laughter you shared. Our deepest sympathies to you all.
Daniel, Crystal,Hannah and Gabe.
Randy & Crystal Wamboldt
So sorry for your loss, Love and prayers coming to the Family of Johnnie Leblanc. Lots of Love coming from our family to your .
Angela and dean wamboldt
Tanya and family dean and I are so very sorry for your loss
Julie and Garnett
Tanya and Family We are so very sorry for your loss. We are always here for you if there is anything we can do for you. So sad . God bless!
So sorry for everyone’s loss
I was so shocked to hear of johnnys passing my thoughts and prayers goes out to all his family he will be missed RIP my friend
Lloyd & Barbara Naugler
Lloyd & Barbara send Johnny,s family our sincere sympathy on the loss of their Husband, Father, Grandfather ,,Uncle ,Brother. .He was loved by so many & will always be sadly missed..
So sorry for your loss June. Thinking of you and your family at this sad time
Judy & Nick
June and family,
We are so sorry to hear of Johns death. He was a good man and will be missed by so many.
So sorry to hear the devastating news about John. Our thoughts are with you during this difficult time.
Trisha & Ernie Doucette
Our prayers are with you all at this difficult time. Life is so unfair sometimes and taken away too soon. Johnny & I have spent many hours together growing up and I loved him very much. He was a shy boy who became confident and lived life to the fullest when he meet you June. Johnny’s face just lite up. I was very proud to see him break out of his shell. The happiest I have ever seen him was when he was with his Family. He loved to play and sing and I know my Brother Jody loved to go out and jam with Johnny for hours. Rest in Peace John. xoxo
Helen & David Fox
So sorry for your loss, please except our condolences.
Barry and Kathy Vannorden
It breaks our hearts so much to think John will no longer be with us . We can only imagine what his family is going through at this heart breaking time . John had such a loving and kind soul and could make the saddest person smile . A true friend indeed that will be missed by many of people . We spent a lot of time with John and June and had a few , jam sessions , which Barry always enjoyed playing guitar with John . This will be missed for sure . Barry and I and our family send our deepest condolences to June , Brooke ,Ester and John’s family . Set your GPS John , til we meet again friend .
Ross and Darlene roy
So sorry for the loss of Johnny. Now he is with his mom and Jimmy. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all. R.I.P. Johnny……..
Tanya and Cathy so sorry to hear about your dad he was A great singer and a great guitar player thinking of you this sad time my deepest sympathy to you and yoUr family and also June
Viv and Bruce Croft
Sending our condolences to the family. Bruce and Johnny spent a lot of time together growing up. I remember them talking one time about how Johnny couldn’t swim. They were on the wharf in town and Bruce decided to push Johnny overboard yelled to him swim or drown its your choice. Johnny learned how to swim that day.
Johnny was a kind, quiet man who would give the shirt off his back to help others. He will be missed by all who knew him. Take care in knowing others are thinking of you……..look after one another at this sad time.
Rick and Sherry Ryan
June, we were gutted to hear of the news of Johnny’s passing. An ill-fated loss of a young man who was such a kind and gentle soul. The two of you were kindred spirits who brightened our lives for having known you. We hope the love we send helps give you strength.
My deepest condolences to Johnny’s family and friends. He was a great man that would do anything for you. He will be missed by all that knew him. RIP my friend.
To johnny’s family we are so sorry to hear about his passing he was a great man and we will always hold a special place in the hearts of those who knew and loved him.May he rest in peace with his family in heaven.take care .
Terry and Ann Selig
To Johnnys famly.,Our thoughts and prayers are with you all. He was a good man and loved his family very much.God bless you all.
June ,Cathy and Tanya .. I am so sorry . I loved Johnny very much. Eddie looked up to Johnny as one of the best. We had a lot of great times over the years .
To all of Johnny’s family I was so sad when I heard this news and still am. Help each other through the days ahead . Please know that my thoughts and prayers are with you all.
To Tanya ( from your other Mom) love you sweetie and stay strong. Your Dad was a great man loved by many including me. He may be with Eddie and Uncle Donnie today (you will know what I mean). Hugs.
To the LeBlanc Family
So sorry to hear about the passing of your beloved Husband,father ,brother and grandpa. Sincere sympathy to each and everyone f you during this trying time. I hope you find solace in the difficult days ahead. R.i.p. Johnny and God Bless you all.
Denny and I are so shock to hear of this terrible news. Johnny was such a kind and funny man. We are blessed to have know him and to have spent time listening to him play his music. Our deepest sympathy goes out to you and the families.
Tanya and family I’m so very sorry on your loss..John was a very nice person he loved his family. Prayers and hugs to you all.God bless and give you peace and comfort in Jesus name amen.Sending love ❤️ to you and your family.If you ever need to talk I’m here.
Maryann and Scott Rhyno
Margo and the rest of John’s family,
We are so very sorry for your loss. I knew Johnny as a young boy not the man he had become although it sounds as though he never changed.He was kind and caring just like his mother. Cherish your memories as they will help you in the difficult days ahead. R.I.P John
Doug &ROBIN SPERRY
Sorry to hear the sad news about John .another one gone at such a young age .sending prayers to the family.
So sorry to hear this sad news. I have not seen John in years but reading the comments sounds like he was just like his Mom. Sincere condolences to the family.
Roxena Mac eachern
My condolence to the family of John I remember him as a child living on the Old Port Mouton a nice child and a nice adult so sorry to hear this news
I am so sorry to hear of John’s passing.He was too young. My condolences to the family!!
June and family,
Moyal and I are very sorry for your loss and send our deepest condolences to all of you.
Sharon and Richard Roy
June and family,,,,so sorry to hear about John,,,,he was one of the best people I knew,,,,i worked with him at Mersey Seafoods for a long, his g/mother and g/father lived up the road from us,,,,and his mom Merna,,,,she was such a lovely lady,,,,the whole family,,,,he was such a lovely man,,,,and he met and married you,,,,that was a treasure,,,,he thought the world of you,,,,,the happiest I ever seen him,,,,I know he sure will be missed,,,,and ii just wanted to say how sorry we are to hear about him,,,,,,,so take care,,,,he will always be looking over you,,,,,,
Sending my heartfelt condolences to all of Johnny’s family! He was a great guy and a fantastic musician! I enjoyed making music with him!! Another great man gone far too soon!!xoxo
June, I was so shocked to hear of the passing of Johnny but I want you to know you and your family are in my thoughts and prayers. He will be truly missed by so many.
June, Brooke, Ester and family…..Gary and I were shocked to here this news. We would like to send our deepest condolences in this time of sorrow. Your friends and memories may help you through this difficult time. Susan and Gary Zinck
Michael and Shirley Uhlman
Sending our sympathy to Johnnys family. He was a wonderful man taken too soon. Please know that you are in our thoughts
Sorry for your loss
June and family. I am so sorry for your loss. I just met him this year at out school reunion and I very glad I did. I will always remember him playing the guitar and everyone sing, it made that night a bit more special.
Send prayer and hugs June.
Susan and Kirk
Sending prayer and my sympathy to John’s family. Please know my thoughts are with you.
June….It broke my heart to hear of Johnny’s passing. He was a great guy and a great musician. He will be sadly missed but fondly remembered by all that knew him. To all of Johnny’s family and friends , my heart aches for you.
My sincere condolences,
Chrissie &Normie Knick
To the family….we are saddened by the news of Johnny’s passing. Seemed like he akways had a smile to offer. We will miss him and his music. Our prayers are with you June…we know that you two shared much love….
Chrissie & Normie Knock
Randy & Margaret Mooersmdm
Sorry to hear about johnny it come as quite a shock Randy and I want to send our deepest sympathy to you and your family he will definitely be miss by many you and the family are in our thoughts and prayers if you need anything do not hesitate to let’s us know
TO Cathy, Tanya and Family:
Sorry to hear of your dad’s loss. I will always remember him as a fun loving guy who made you laugh and enjoy life. It was a great pleasure to be able to work with him and get to know him for the person he was. He is now at peace and you will be able to hold his memory in your heart and and minds.
Sherry, Chester, Crystal, Shawn and Boys
Darlene (Roy) Connolly
To June and family, and cousins Margo, Cynthia, Cathy and David,
I was so shocked when Margo called and told me about Johnny. He was too young and had so much to live for. June, you were the best thing in his life these last few years, besides his children and grandchildren. He was a great musician . My mom (Aunt Marge) loved to hear him sing “Seven Spanish Angels”, and now he is one. I am sure that Aunt Myrna was there to welcome him with open arms. Know that we are thinking of all of you at this sad time. Keep the memories close to your hearts. Take care. Love Darlene and family _Kim, Kelly, Trevor,Sophia, and Sadie
To June & Brooke
So sorry and shocked to hear of Johnny’s passing. Your hearts must be broken but remember the good times you had with him. He had a great voice and a true country singer.My prayers and thoughts are with you and the rest of his family during these difficult days.
Your cousin, Myrna
My deepest sorry for the loss of a young and vibrant man.
Mike and Sandra
To all Johnny family, It was a great shock to us to hear he had passed. He was a kind hearted person. Who loved to get together and play music with his family and friends. He will be so truly missed by all that knew him, God bless you all and may he rest in peace. Loved him very much. Cousin Mike and family.
Barry,Bonnie,Lisa and Kate Francis
To the family…We were shocked and saddened by the news of Johnny’s sudden passing. We want to send prayers and our thoughts to you all in your time of sorrow. Today and always, may loving memories bring you peace, comfort, and strength. HUGS
rest easy my brother…
June words cannot convey how i feel or what to say to you and the family , you lost your soul mate, husband , father , and best friend .Iloved Johnny like a brother i lost a piece of my heart . All i wish is love and peace to you all at this sad time . sending lots of hugs please keep in touch.
Valerie and Donald Inness
Our deepest condolence to you and your family.
Valerie and Donald
Karen& Brian Wamboldt
Cathy so sorry for the loss of your father, thinking of you and your family at this sad and difficult time.
Carla Roy and Anna Greek
To June and to all of Johnny’s Family…
Our hearts are broken having heard this sad sad news.He was a very quiet person but always had a bright, beautiful smile whenever anyone would talk to him.We loved to hear him sing and play.Please accept our sincere condolence and try to comfort each other in the difficult days ahead.Rest in Peace dear cousin….Love cousin Carla and Anna
To his wife June and his family. So very sorry for your loss. Johnny was such a terrific guy. May he Rest in Peace.
So very sorry for your loss, take care .
Debbie & Maynard Carrier
We are so sorry to hear about Johnny . June we are thinking about you & the Family at this time . Johnny will be missed & will always be with us my dear .
June and family sorry for your loss
Brad and Jennifer freeman
June and family
So sorry for your loss prayers and hugs
It is with great sadness that i read Johns obituary.I grew up with John on “the hill” and we remained friends even after we went our seperate ways.To all of Johns family:You all have lost a great human being,father,grandfather and husband.May the great memories that you have of him make these sad days ahead easier and may the Lord watch over you all through these difficult time!
I am sorry to hear of Jonny’s passing . My deepest sympathies .
To the Leblanc family, I am so sorry to hear of John’s passing.I was his teacher many years ago.He certainly did well in his too short life.
Hollis BOWERS &Ralph Baker
Dear June ,family so sorry for your loss and the rest of his family ,our thoughts and prayers are with you all our deepest sympathies may you r.i.p. Johnny
Walter and Sherri Miller
Margo,David and all of Johnny’s family
Our condolences go out to you all at this very difficult time.You are all in our thought and prayers.Such a great loss.
Gerald & Vina Moses
We were so shocked and saddened to hear this news. Always enjoyed sharing music and listening to John’s playing. Our condolences to his family and friends.
Dave and Chris
Cathy, Matt, Bailey, and Aiden—our heartfelt condolences for the loss of your father and grandfather. May his teachings and memory live with you forever. Dave and Chris
Kenny & Susan Roy
June and family…please accept our very deepest sympathy. Johnny was a great guy. Treasure your memories and help each other in the days ahead. We will be thinking of all of you as you go through the most difficult days and weeks ahead. So sorry for your loss ,. Susan & Kenny
So very sorry to hear this news Cathy.
So sorry to hear about this. I worked with John through Victor. Nice guy. He always had a song to sing. Once again, so sorry.
To the family of Johnny LeBlanc, I want to express how sorry I am for your loss. Your family is in my thoughts and prayers during this difficult time.
With sincerest sympathy
Sterling Belliveau, MLA
Barry and Sharon Levy
June and family ,Please accept our sincere sympathy . We are so sorry for your loss.
Marilyn Anna Francis
Sending prayers of strength, courage and love for the family and friends of Johnny. May Johnny’s Spirit Family greet and journey home with him to Creators’ love and light.
Marilyn Francis & Family.
June and family, I am so sorry for your loss. Please accept my sincere sympathy.
Bon @ Charlie Greer
June and family. Bon & myself are very sorry for your loss. If there is anything that we can do in your time of grief please let us know. Our prayers are with you and your family Bon & Charlie Greer.
Connie and Barry Roy
Our condolences so sorry for your loss still find it so hard to believe
Brenda And John Cunningham
So sorry for your loss June and family. Thinking of you and your family at this sad time,sending you and the family our prayers.
June and family.
So sorry for your loss. May you find strength in your friends and family to get you through this unbelievable difficult time. My heart goes out to you.
Vincent, Rose & Tiffany Fisher
June and family we are so sorry for loss. Johnny will be missed dearly by all who knew and loved him. You and your family will be in our thoughts and prayers. R.I.P. Johnny
Buster & Betty
Our love & prayers are with you all.
Kevin and Marsha Freeman
We are so, so sorry to hear of John’s passing. His infectious smile and friendly manner will always be how we remember him. Please know our thoughts and prayers are with you all. Hold fast to your memories as they help you through the coming days, weeks and months. God bless.
Kevin and Marsha
Merrill & Sheila Barkhouse
June , Cathy, Tanya, Brooke, Ester, Bailey, Aidan ,& Holly, Sisters Margo,Cynthia & Cathy , Brother David
Karen and Dwayne
Tsp sorry to hear about Johnny I new him my whole life and Dwayne loved to watch and play guitar with him rip big guy our prayers are with u all . Karen and Dwayne
Willis & Corina Huphman
To Johnny’s Family…we are so sorry for your loss…hold onto his memories and hold them close to your heart and they will bring you comfort in the days ahead…may he Rest in Peace….
Sorry to read about Johnny’s passing. My condolences to everyone who knew this wonderful man.
Cathy, Tanya, June and families,
I was very saddened to hear of Johnny’s passing. It’s always hard to find the right words to say at a difficult time like this but one thing I know for sure is that Johnny loved his family…cherish the memories and moments you shared, those will never be forgotten. My deepest condolences to you all!
John & Janice Francis
To John’s Family
Our sincerest condolences to everyone. May you find peace and comfort in one another at this most difficult time.
Sorry to hear that Johnny passed away. Knew him through my father who played music with him years ago. He was always laughing and having a good time, remember that about him. My condolences to his family and his friends, losing a great guy and a family man.