Ernest J. Leger, 85

Dec 3, 2019

Ernest J. Leger, 85, of Dartmouth, passed away on Monday, November 25, 2019 in his residence surrounded by family. He was the loving husband of the late Janet (Levesque) Leger.

Born in Gardner, MA, he was a son of the late Alderic and Aldea (Cormier) Leger. Ernie served overseas during the Korean War as a bugler in the US Army and later was a member of the New Bedford Sharp Shooter Club and the Our Lady of Assumption Drum and Bugle Corps.

He was employed by Goodyear New Bedford plant before moving on as a real estate broker until his retirement. Ernie and Janet traveled extensively over the years, but were happiest when spending time with their grandchildren and great grandchildren.

He is survived by his three sons, Michael Leger and his wife Karen, Brian Leger and his wife Julie and Kenneth Leger and his wife Kathy; his grandchildren, Rochelle, Nicole, Ashley, Alex, Andrew and Alyssa; his great grandchildren, Noah, Theodore, Levi, Jackson, Cayden, Jimmie, Avery, Adam, Carter, Cameron and Brielle. He was the brother of the late Jerry Leger and grandfather of the late Jennifer Costa.

His funeral was held on Monday, December 2 from the Waring-Sullivan Home at Dartmouth, 230 Russells Mills Rd. Burial in Sacred Heart Cemetery. 

In lieu of flowers, donations in his memory may be made to St. Julie Billiart Church for faith formation or The National Kidney Foundation.

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