Roger J. Hornsby, 82, of Dieppe, N.B.; passed away Tuesday, March 29, 2022 at The Moncton Hospital, following a courageous 8 year battle with cancer. Born in Bourlamaque, PQ, he was the son of the late Gerald and Mary Hornsby. Roger and his wife Lorieta owned and operated Midwick Distribution.
Roger loved playing hockey. He was a goaltender for a number of local teams from playing pickup hockey to playing in the Monctonian with the Moncton Elks and the Roadrunners.
He is survived by his loving wife of 60 years Lorieta Hornsby; two children, Deborah M. Hornsby (Steve Edwards) of California and Patrick H. Hornsby (Karen Johnson) of Toronto, grandson, Dexter Hornsby; sister, Heather Stewart (Rory); also by his niece and nephew.
Besides his parents, he was predeceased by his brother Ian Hornsby.
Honouring Roger's wishes there is no visitation or funeral service locally, Cremation has taken place at Tuttle Brothers Ltd Crematorium, Riverview, NB
Burial will take place at a later date.
Donations to the Oncology Departments at the Moncton Hospital or Dr. Georges Dumont Hospital, or the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated.
Arrangements have been entrusted to Tuttle Brothers & Riverview Funeral Home 214 Pine Glen Rd. Riverview, NB (506) 857-9544 Online condolences can be made at www.tuttlefuneralhome.caVisitation Information
Honouring Roger's wishes there is no visitation or funeral service locally.
Cremation has taken place at Tuttle Brothers Ltd Crematorium, Riverview, NB
Oncology Depts. Moncton Hospital, Dr. G. L. Dumont Hospital or Cancer Society