Karen Louise Legere

03-Aug-1956 - 21-Nov-2020

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Karen Louise Legere

Karen passed away peacefully on November 21, 2020 at S.J.R.H. Palliative Care Unit with her best friend, her husband, by her side. She was born August 3, 1956 in Saint John, NB. Karen was the daughter of Constance (Thorne) and Frank Murphy.

Karen was a dedicated employee of J.D. Irving Ltd, working as a Senior Sales Analyst in Saint John, N.B. for 42 years. She was an avid Blue Jays fan, and she also had a love for softball, spending many long hours at the ball field scorekeeping and acting as “Dr. Mom” for her daughters’ teams.

Karen is survived by her loving husband Donald Legere of Saint John, children; Amy (Bill) Brewer of Quispamsis, Terri (Caroline) Legere of Saint John, Donna (Samantha) Tobias of Saint John, sisters; Margaret Ross of Saint John, Nancy (Richard) McGuire of Saint John, Susan Duffley of Saint John and 5 grandchildren; Ruby, Abigail, Claire, Ashton, Archer and several nieces and nephews.

Karen was predeceased by her parents and brother Peter Ross.

Arrangements are under the care of Castle Funeral Home, 309 Lancaster Avenue, Saint John, NB E2M 2L3, 506-634-1701. A private funeral mass will be held at Our Lady of the Assumption Church on Friday, Nov 27th at 12:00pm. Internment will take place at Holy Cross Cemetery in the spring 2021.

Donations can be made in Karen’s memory to MS Society of Canada. Online condolences can be made at www.castlefh.com.


Funeral Details

  • Funeral Mass

    Assumption Church

    Event Times:

    27-Nov-2020 12:00 PM - 12:45 PM

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Posted by Richard and Crystal Sambles | 03-Dec-2020

Karen was a beautiful person. To all the family our deepest sympathies and prayers are with you at this time

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Posted by Tanya Arseneau | 27-Nov-2020

Terri, So very sorry to hear about your loss. Thinking of you and your family. Tanya

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