Obituary of Paul Bourque
BOURQUE PAUL– At the Saint John Regional Hospital on Saturday July 15th, 2023; Joseph Paul Dennis of Kingston, NB, born October 5th, 1965 in St. Stephen, NB was the son of the late Joseph Gerard & Alexina (Leger) Bourque.
Paul was born with Down Syndrome and was in the care of Brockbank Special Care Home & Hobby Farm of Kingston Peninsula, NB. Rob, family and staff took special care of him and loved him like a member of their family. The Bourque family is truly thankful for their care, concern and love.
Paul is survived by 4 brothers, Emery (Carrie ) of Prince George, BC, Phillippe of Windsor, ON, Henry (Erlinda) of Fort MacMurray, AB, Norman (Leslie) of Vancouver, USA, 11 sisters, Cecile Deveau of St. Stephen, NB, Theresa Taylor (Burl) of Bocabec, NB, Rose Aline McVicar (George) of Milltown, NB, Catherine Lord (Bill) of Winnipeg, MB, Zita Cloney (Bennett) of Kingston, NS, Linda Gunderson (Wayne) of Prince George, BC, Bernice Fraser (Dale) of Mohannes, NB, Maria Bourque (Tony) of Thunder Bay, ON, Eva Henshaw (Derek) of Tremont, NS, Michele O’Brien (Peter) of Okotoks, AB, and Angela Bourque (John) of Doaktown, NB, and 36 nieces and nephews.
Paul was predeceased by his parents, 5 brothers Raymond, Joseph, Edvin, Hilaire and Raymond.
Special thank you to the Palliative Care Unit and family medicine floors of the Saint John Regional Hospital.
Cremation has taken place. Paul will be laid to rest with his parents at a private graveside service at St. Andrews Catholic Cemetery at a later date.
In lieu of flowers donations to the Saint John Down Syndrome Society would be appreciated by the family. Online condolences to the family or donations can be made at www.humphreysfh.com
Arrangements have been entrusted to the care & direction of Humphreys Funeral Home, 20 Marks Street St. Stephen, NB E3L 2B2 (506 – 466 – 3110)
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