Therese M. LeBlanc
PARKER, ARIZONA -- Therese M. LeBlanc of Roxbury Road in Mexico, died on September 13, 2011 in Parker, AZ.
She was born in Notre Dame des Bois, Quebec, Canada, the 11th child of 12, to Arthur and Josephine (Dube) Dupuis.
Therese attended Normal school in Sherbrooke, Canada, and taught in a one-room schoolhouse in St. Leon, Quebec.
In 1947, she immigrated to the State of Maine, where she worked as a waitress and at the Oxford Paper Company, until she met Florent LeBlanc. They married in 1949 and spent 60 years together.
Therese was a member of the VFW Auxiliary, the Daughters of Mary, and was one of the founders of the Hope Association. She volunteered at the What Not Shop for many years.
Therese was a lifelong member of St. Theresa’s Parish in Mexico.
She was a devoted housewife and mother. We love mama and miss her very much.
Surviving are her children, Vivian and Louise LeBlanc of Parker, AZ, Francine Bernard and her husband, Owen of Rumford Point, Jean LeBlanc and his wife, Anne of Fort Kent, and Paul LeBlanc of Bristol, RI; five grandchildren, and five great-grandchildren; and two brothers, Albert Dupuis of Mexico and Wilfred Dupuis of Schenectady, NY.
She was predeceased by her parents; and her husband, Florent LeBlanc; sisters, Eva, Mary Anne, Olive; and brothers, Joseph, Alphonse, Ernest, Authur, Armond and George.