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Rev. Kenneth A. LeBlanc

Deceased: 2010-01-20

Diocese: BOSTON

ICTE Spring: 1999

The Rev. Kenneth A. LeBlanc, of Natick and Plymouth, died Wednesday evening, January 20, 2010 at the North Hill Skilled Nursing Facility in Needham, where he received impeccable care while fighting his long battle with cancer. He was 61 years old.

The beloved son of the late Edgar J. and Claire (Trudeau) LeBlanc, he was born in Waltham and grew up in Natick. He graduated summa cum laude from Loras College in Dubuque, Iowa, and St. Johns Seminary in Brighton, where he received a master’s in the Divinity of Christ. He served as a Diocesan priest for the Archdiocese of Boston in many parishes, most notably in the parishes of St Michaels in Hudson, Our Lady Comforter of the Afflicted in Waltham, Mary Immaculate of Lourdes in Newton, and most recently as pastor ofSt. PetersinPlymouth.

Father LeBlanc is survived by his siblings, Lisa Custodio of Natick, Jeannine Gilmore of Northbridge, Denise Josselyn of Natick, Julie Manchester of Natick, Marie LeBlanc of Northborough, Janet LeBlanc of California, Roger LeBlanc of New York, Gerard LeBlanc of Connecticut and Roland LeBlanc. He is also survived by his many nieces and nephews.

Visiting hours will be held at the Brasco and Sons Memorial, 773 Moody St., Waltham, on Thursday, January 28 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Services at Saint PetersChurch, 86 Court St., Plymouth will begin with the Reception of Reverend LeBlanc on Friday at noon where he lay in state through 9 p.m. A Pontifical Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Saturday morning at 11:30 a.m. Committal services and interment will follow in the LeBlanc family lot at Saint Patrick Cemetery, Pond Street, Natick, Saturday at 3 p.m. For your convenience, condolences may be sent online through Father LeBlancs Book of Memories at; expressions of sympathy and Mass cards may also be sent to St. Peters Rectory, 81 Court St., Plymouth, MA, c/o Lisa and Jeannine. Donations in memory of the Rev. Kenneth A. LeBlanc may be made to his charities of choice: Opus Bono Sacerdotii,3430 E. Jefferson Ave., Suite 309, Detroit, MI 48207 or the San Damiano Center,P.O. Box 94, Natick, MA 01760.