Eloi Robichaud
Eloi Robichaud


19-Nov-2019 06:00 PM - 08:00 PM at Castle Funeral Home 309 Lancaster Ave Saint John NB E2M2L3


19-Nov-2019 07:00 PM - 07:15 PM at Castle Funeral Home 309 Lancaster Ave Saint John NB E2M2L3

Mass of Christian Burial

21-Nov-2019 12:00 PM - 01:00 PM at Our Lady of Assumption Church 360 Dufferin Row Saint John NB E2M 2J8


21-Nov-2019 01:00 PM - 01:15 PM at Holy Cross Cemetery Sand Cove Rd Saint John NB E2M 4Z9


21-Nov-2019 01:30 PM - 03:30 PM at Assumption Centre 721 Chapel St Saint John NB E2M 2K3

Obituary of Eloi Joseph Robichaud

Eloi Joseph Robichaud was reunited with his soulmate Margaret Rose (Cormier) Robichaud on November 17th, 2019 at Bobby’s Hospice. Eloi was born in Acadiaville, NB on October 24th, 1934 to the late Fabian and Elise (Babineau) Robichaud. Eloi was a proud Veteran and paratrooper. Eloi started his career as a Longshoreman, which he retired from at 60. He was a proud and long-time member of the Royal Canadian Legion Branch #69 and Our Lady of Assumption Parish. Eloi and his daughter Darlene always made sure to attend the Legion Remembrance Day Services together. Eloi’s true love in life was his wife Margaret, he gave his life for her. Family was also very dear to his heart. He loved spending time with his grandchildren, telling stories and playing cards, especially at the family camp in Summerville on the peninsula – he loved it there. Eloi also enjoyed bowling, playing darts (city district and Legion #69), dancing, fishing, and watching the MTL Canadians. Eloi was a very loving and giving person his entire life- especially to his family, friends and AA members (friend of Bill W) right up until his last days. Eloi gave 48 years helping people at AA, saving many lives, he also donated blood for many years giving over 200 pints. Eloi is survived by his children; Darlene Robichaud (Robert) of Blacks Harbour , Daniel Robichaud (Joey) of Woodstock and Anthony (Cheryl) Robichaud of Saint John, sisters; Anna (Harvey) Robichaud, Bonnie (James) Thompson and Anita (Earl) Arsenault, brother in-law George (Margaret) Thibodeau of Saint John, NB, four grandchildren, six great grandchildren and twenty-one nieces and nephews. Eloi is predeceased by his wife Margaret, parents Elise and Fabian, siblings; Alidia Surette, Alice Doiron, Alma Robichaud, Alma Bourgeois, Elisa Bartlett, Elodie Robichaud, Theodore Robichaud, Arthur Robichaud, Camille Robichaud, Gerald Robichaud, Leo Robichaud and Alphonse Robichaud. The family would like to give a special thank you to the staff Saint John Regional Hospital and Bobby’s Hospice for their care and compassion given to Dad. Resting at Castle Funeral Home, 309 Lancaster Ave. Saint John, N.B. (634 1701). Visitation will take place on Tuesday, November 19th from 6:00PM-8:00PM and Wednesday, November 20th from 2:00PM – 4:00PM and 6:00PM- 8:00PM. A Royal Canadian Legion Branch #69 Tribute Service will take place Tuesday, November 19th at 7:00PM. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held from Our Lady of Assumption on Thursday, November 21st, 2019 at 12:00Noon. Interment will follow in Holy Cross Cemetery, with a reception at the Assumption Centre afterwards. Donations in Eloi’s memory can be made to Our Lady of Assumption Building Fund, the Canadian Cancer Society or the charity of the donor’s choice would be appreciated by the family. Online condolences can be made at www. Castlefh.com
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