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Obituary for Rebecca "Bec" LeBlanc

With broken hearts, we, the family of Sara Rebecca LeBlanc, regretfully announce her passing on Tuesday, October 17, 2023, in the Cape Breton Regional Hospital, Sydney.

Born September 9, 1950, in Sydney, she was a daughter of the late Bernie and Sonia (Gluck) Leith.

For many years, Bec was employed with Marsh Insurance. Following retirement, she worked from home as the owner of Personal Touch Typing. Bec enjoyed contributing to her community. She was on the board of the Cape Breton Regional Library and volunteered with the Nova Scotia Cancer Society and Heart and Stroke Foundation.

Bec is survived by her loving husband, Leo; son, Jason (Michelle); grandchildren, Drew and MacKenzie; sister, Beth-Sheila (Floyd) Kent; sisters-in-law, Pamela (the late Walter) Hagen, Patsy (Blair) Burke and Kathleen (Jim) Quirk; and numerous nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents, she was predeceased by her brother, Alan Leith and sister-in-law, Diane MacLean.

A Celebration of Life for family and friends will be held in Sydney Memorial Chapel on Monday, October 23rd at 11 a.m. with Mr. Gary Grant officiating.

Memorials may be made to the Cancer Society or a charity of your choice.

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