OCdt Mathieu LeClair
We regret to advise of the unexpected death of Officer Cadet Mathieu Robert LeClair at Kingston, ON on Tuesday, 28 February 2012. Born in 1991 in Saint John, NB, Mathieu was a third year Canadian Military Engineer cadet at the Royal Military College of Canada.
A 2009 graduate from Simonds High School, Mathieu was an Air Cadet with the Royal Canadian Air Cadets Simonds Squadron #527 rising to the position of Warrant Officer II, Band Leader. He had been selected for an International Cadet Exchange Program where he had travelled to Washington DC and to Texas. In his High School senior year, he traveled with his classmates on an educational trip to Greece and Italy. Mathieu played on both the Junior Varsity and the Varsity Basketball teams and was a member of the School Band.
Resting at Brenan's Funeral Home, 111 Paradise Row, Saint John, NB (506-634-7424) with visitation on Saturday and Sunday from 2:00 to 4:00 and 7:00 to 9:00 PM. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated from St. Joachim’s Church, 603 Loch Lomond Road, Saint John on Monday, March 5, 2012 at 12 Noon. Interment will take place in St. Paul’s Cemetery, Upper Golden Grove, NB.
For those who wish, donations to the Royal Canadian Air Cadets Simonds Squadron #527 or P.R.O. Kids would be appreciated by the family.