It is with saddened hearts that The Leus Family announces the passing of Douglas Charles Leus in Fredericton, NB on March 02, 2022. He was the son of the late Walter and Kathleen Leus (White). He was the youngest of 4 children, Wayne Leus, Roger Leus and Mary Anne Kieran and many nieces and nephews.
Doug is survived by his loving wife and best friend of 52 years, Carole. They met and fell in love in Montreal and later moved to Oromocto, NB to raise their family. Doug and Carole had 4 children, Kelly (Pat McGuire), Michelle Shanks (Bob Peterson), Chuck Leus and Terry Leus. As well as 8 grandchildren, 5 great grandchildren and 1 great great grandchild.
Doug was born in Winnipeg, Manitoba February 12,1949 and was a man of many talents. A "Jack of all Trades". After he retired from UNB, Computer Engineering Department, he went into carpentry, built 2 family homes and renovated others. He also got his Pilots, Mariners, and Scuba Licenses. He built a Cessna Kit Plane and converted his truck into using cooking oil and drove it across Canada.
Doug could usually be found on the water with his pride and joy "Miss Heidi" his boat which he converted from a lobster boat. Doug’s main passion in life was his family which he devoted most of his time to. A loving, gentle man loved by many. He will be remembered for his calm outlook on life, his jovial laugh and his devotion to family.
In accordance with Doug’s wishes, there will be no visitation or funeral services. A celebration of life will happen at a later date. Donations can be made to Hospice House in Fredericton or the Canadian Cancer Society.
At this time, we as a family would like to thank Diane Mason and Scott Stewart for their amazing help and support. Also, a special thanks to the wonderful and caring staff at Hospice House, Fredericton.