LeBLANC, Marlene (nee O'Reilly) - Passed away at the Kingston General Hospital on Wednesday, January 4th, 2016 in her 82nd year.
She leaves behind her loving husband of 61 years, Bill LeBlanc. Predeceased by her dedicated daughter Mickey (Shane); caring mother of Debbie. Grandmother to Jennifer and Kayla. Fondly remembered by her sisters Beverly and Patricia, and brother Douglas.
Born and raised in Kingston, Marlene was one of seven children of Annie (Cobb) and Michael O'Reilly. In 1953 she met her husband Bill and soon after, they married. They travelled overseas and across Canada as part of the Canadian Armed Forces before finally settling the family back in Kingston in the 1970's.
Marlene worked at Fort Frontenac for almost 20 years where she had many fond memories, she made life long friends, was loved and respected by many. During her time there, she had the honor of serving the Queen and Prince Philip, as well as many distinguished generals. She was known as a great animal lover with a fondness for bingo, slot machines and scratch cards. She will be greatly missed by all of her family.
Liturgy of the Word will be held in the chapel of GORDON F. TOMPKINS FUNERAL HOME, 49 Colborne Street, Kingston on Saturday, January 7th at 11 o’clock a.m. Rite of Committal in St. Mary’s Cemetery will be followed by a reception at the funeral home.
As expressions of sympathy, donations in memory of Marlene to a charity of your choice would be appreciated by the family.