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Oral Broad


Oral Broad
Following a lengthy illness, Oral Leon Broad of Perth-Andover, NB, passed away peacefully at Hotel Dieu St. Joseph Hospital on August 22, 2019.

Oral was born in Holmesville, NB, on December 2, 1935. He was the son of the late Leigh and Bernice (DeMerchant) Broad. Oral leaves behind his children, Denise Joy Higgins (Mike) of Caroline, AB, Dana Broad of Beechwood, NB; his granddaughter, Amelia Higgins of Caroline, AB; the mother of his children, Cynthia Broad (Perry) of Beechwood, NB; his sister, Verdaline Ruff of Flint, Michigan; his brothers, Kevin Broad (Dolores) of Bristol, NB, Keith Broad (Betty) of Centerville, NB; along with several nieces and nephews.

Oral was predeceased by his parents; and his longtime companion, Joan Smith (2013).

A graveside service was held at the Holmesville Free Will Baptist Cemetery on Wednesday, September 18, 2019 at 1 pm. Father Stephen Harnish officiated.

Oral's family would like to express their heartfelt gratitude to the nursing staff of Hotel Dieu Hospital for the excellent care given to Oral during his ten month stay.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Brunswick Funeral Home, Perth-Andover, NB.
Service Date
Wednesday, September 18, 2019
Service Location
Holmesville Free Will Baptist Cemetery

Burial Location
Holmesville Free Will Baptist Cemetery

Requested Charity
Canadian Cancer Society