May 3, 1936 – May 1, 2020
Gerard Desire LeBlanc, 83, of Bryan, Texas passed away peacefully on Friday May 1, 2020.
Gerard LeBlanc was born in New Brunswick Canada to Anthony and Florida LeBlanc. He is one of nineteen children. When Gerard met Lorriane Maucione, he fell deeply in love and they were soon married. They shared five children. After his divorce from Lorriane, he dedicated his life to caring for his children.
Gerard loved all animals, especially birds. The family’s fondest memories come for his love, not just for animals, but for his family. He also loved boxing, a sport he shared with his brothers. He was a fun-loving friend to all and will always be known for his giving heart and loving spirit.
Gerard is preceded in death by his parents and sixteen siblings.
He is survived by his sisters, Antoinette Fornia and Anne Wolfe of Florida; his children, Darlene Burham, Claudia Blocker,Gerard LaBlanc II, Kristina Bush and her husband Norman, Tracey Ellis and her husband James. Also survived by Rachael Tydlacka and husband Andy. In addition to his children, he is survived by numerous nieces, nephews, grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
The family would like to express special thanks to the staff at Scott & White Hospital in College Station, the staff at Legacy Rehab Center and Dr. Rachel Bramson for their loving and compassionate care.
In lieu of flowers, and in memory of Gerard’s love for animals, the family has requested donations to be sent to Aggieland Humane Society – 5359 Leonard Rd., Bryan, Texas 77807.
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