Jericho - Celine Cecile Leblanc, 86, passed away peacefully on January 18, 2019, with family by her side. Celine was born on March 4, 1932 in St. Sabine, Quebec to Leopold and Aurore Bonneau. At the age of 5, she moved with her family to Lowell, Vermont.
She met and married her husband, Norman Leblanc, who she leaves behind after sharing 65 wonderful years of marriage. She worked hard her whole life in various stores and family restaurants. Her real passion in life was raising her children and spoiling her grandchildren and great grandson. She loved cooking and getting together for family gatherings.
In addition to her husband Norman, she is survived by her children and their families: Donald Leblanc and his wife Cathy of Colchester and their daughters Chelsea and Lindsay, Lucy Bathalon and her husband Paul of Jericho and their daughters Sara and Emma with her husband Ryan, Gloria Blake and her husband Bill of Underhill Center and their children, daughter Abby and son Cory with his son Azlan. She is also survived by her brother Bernard Bonneau and his wife Fern of North Troy, Vermont; by her brother-in-law Real Limoges of Newport, Vermont; and by numerous nieces and nephews.
On Saturday, February 2nd, a wake will be held at the Underhill Center Town Hall, 12 Pleasant Valley Road, Underhill Center from 9-10:30am with a funeral mass following at St. Thomas Roman Catholic Church, 6 Green Street, Underhill Center, Vermont at 11:00am. Luncheon to follow in the Church basement hall. Come and celebrate a life well lived. Online condolences maybe shared by visiting www.awrfh.com. Should friends desire, contributions in Celine’s name may be made to: Essex Rescue 1 Educational Dr., Essex Jct, VT 05452.