Mary Silk

Obituary of Mary Patricia Silk


The passing of Mary Patricia Silk, wife of the late J. I. Roger LeBlanc of Fredericton, NB, occurred on September 20, 2020 at Dr. Everett Chalmers Regional Hospital. Born on October 23, 1945 in England, she was the daughter of the late Timothy and Anne (Buston) McDonnell. Mary was an administrative assistant at the University of New Brunswick in Fredericton until her retirement. A proud Devon girl, she was an avid bridge player with several local groups.


Mary is survived by her sons, Tim LeBlanc (Joanne) and Ryan LeBlanc, both of Fredericton; beloved grandchildren, Abbie and Jamie LeBlanc; sister, Penny Adsley (Colin) of England; brother, Peter McDonnell (Gisele) of Fredericton.


Besides her parents and husband, she was predeceased by her son, James LeBlanc.


Mary always had a special place in her heart for nephews, Brennan and Andy McDonnell, Vaughn and Brett Adsley; and nieces Zöe Lenehan, Kendra McDonnell, Katrina Bloom, and Liza Muise.


Arrangements have been entrusted to York Funeral Home, 302 Brookside Drive, Fredericton. No public services are planned at this time. A Private Graveside Service will take place at St. Anthony's Cemetery. For those who wish, remembrances may be made to Canadian Diabetes Association or Kidney Foundation. Personal condolences may be offered through

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