Wilfred Joseph LeBlanc

Published 4:45 pm Thursday, May 28, 2020

Wilfred Joseph LeBlanc, 87,  of Port Acres passed away on Tuesday, May 26, 2020 at his home surrounded by his loving family.

He was born on October 11, 1932 to his parents, Paul LeBlanc and Marie Romero LeBlanc in Port Arthur, Texas.

Wilfred served in the U. S. Army for two years.

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He retired from the City of Port Arthur Parks and Recreation Department as a supervisor after 35 years of service.

Wilfred was a member of St. Therese, Little Flower of Jesus Catholic Church for 65 years, where he served in various capacities over the 65 years.

He attended his kid’s and grandkid’s sports activities and dance recitals.

Wilfred enjoyed gardening, hunting and watching his boxing and Astros.

He also enjoyed going to the boat to play “Black Jack”.

He had a true love for his wife, Irene and loved being with his children and grandchildren till the end.

He was preceded in death by his parents, his two sons, Todd Aaron LeBlanc and Ken “Bull” LeBlanc.

Wilfred is survived by his loving wife, Irene Jeanis LeBlanc of Port Acres, his daughter, Lori Anderson and her husband, Luke of Beaumont, his son, Frankie LeBlanc and his wife, Samantha of Nederland, his daughter-in-law, Denise LeBlanc of Port Neches, his five grandchildren, Avery LeBlanc, Erin Smith and her husband, Richard, Kellen LeBlanc and his wife, Paige, Klete LeBlanc, Isaac Anderson and his wife, Emma, three great-grandchildren, Keaston LeBlanc, Lenora LeBlanc and Adelyn Anderson.

Visitation will be on Sunday, May 31, 2020 from 5:00 PM till 7:00 PM with a rosary to be prayed at 6:00 PM by Deacon Garry LeBlanc at Clayton Thompson Funeral Home in Groves.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be at 10 AM Monday, June 1, 2020 at St. Therese, Little Flower of Jesus Catholic Church in Port Aces with Rev. Rejimon E. George serving as Celebrant.

Those wishing to attend the mass are required to wear a mask due to the CoVid-19 crisis.

In lieu of flowers, donation can be made to the Little Flower of Jesus Building Fund in memory of Wilfred.

The family would like to thank Compassion Health Care/Hospice and Acres Sitting Service for their loving care they provided.