HOME | Moncton Obituaries and Funeral Announcements

Dr. Maurice V. R. Thorburn


Dr. Maurice V. R. Thorburn 1939 ~ 2018 Grande-Digue, NB – It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Dr. Maurice Victor Robert Thorburn at the age of 79, he passed away at his residence on Saturday, March 10th, 2018. Born in Grande-Anse, NB, he was the son of the late Albert Wallace and the late Edwidge Thorburn (nee Pinette). He was a the 4th degree assembly # 2793 – Mgr. Camille-André LeBlanc, founding member of the many council of the Knights of Columbus within the province of NB, including Grande-Digue, a member of the Order of the Holy Sepulchre, a radio broadcaster for many years at CBC Moncton and at CHLR Radio Beauséjour under the name of Maurice Victor. Maurice will be missed by his loving wife, Marcella Marie Thorburn (nee LeBlanc) of Grande-Digue; Marcella Marie Thorburn (nee LeBlanc); by his four children, Michael V Thorburn of Grande-Digue, Suzanne Shutiak (Barry Shutiak) of Hinton, AB, Lisa P Thorburn (Alexandre Kassatly) of Sainte-Foy, QC and Kenneth Scott Thorburn of Red Deer, AB; by his nine grandchildren, Anne-Marie, Isabelle, Brandon, Rebecca, Kimberly, Alexandra, Curtis, Christina, Connor; also by several nieces and nephews. Visitations will be at Passage in Shediac Bridge, on Friday, March 16th, 208 from 7:00pm to 9:00pm and on Saturday, March 16th, 2018 from 9:00a to 10:30am. Funeral Mass will be celebrated at La Visitation RC Church, Grande-Digue, NB, on Saturday, March 16th, 2018 at 11:00am. Donations to the Pépère Boite à Lunch, Grande-Digue or the Knights of Columbus would be appreciated by the family. The family invites you to sign an online book of condolences at: www.funerairepassagefuneral.ca. Funeral arrangements under the professional care of Passage Funeral Co-operative and Cremation Centre 3754, Route 134 Shediac Bridge, NB, E4R 1T3 Tel: (506) 532-1050