ANNE E. LeBLANC, 97, passed away Sunday, July 28, 2013 at Lutheran Hospital in Fort Wayne. Born in Monrovia, Calif., Anne worked as a Registered Medical Technologist. She was a member of St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic Church, Catholic Foresters, American Legion Post 82 Ladies Auxillary and the V.F.W. She was proud of her Irish heritage, loved her grandchildren and pets and enjoyed traveling, gardening and, on occasion, a Budweiser and some cheese. Surviving are her sons, Gregory J. (Lynn) LeBlanc of Dubuque, Iowa, and Philip F. (Cathy) LeBlanc of Conway, N.H.; daughters, Mary A. (Richard) Arola of Winfield, Ill., Carol A. (Scott) Hobson and Michele T. Wilhelm, both of Fort Wayne; eleven grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and four nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, Edward LeBlanc; granddaughter, Brandie Joan Wilhelm; her parents, Francis and Mary Loughran; and sister, Mary F. Joyce. Mass of Christian Burial is 10:30 a.m. Friday, Aug. 2, 2013 at St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic Church with calling one hour prior. Calling also from 4 to 7 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 1, 2013 at D.O. McComb & Sons Covington Knolls Funeral Home, 8325 Covington Road, with a vigil at 6:30 p.m. Burial in Covington Memorial Gardens. Memorials may be made to the American Ex Prisoners of War National Headquarters, 3201 East Pioneer Parkway #40, Arlington, (TX 76010-5396). To sign the online guest book, go to www.mccombandsons.com
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Published in Fort Wayne Newspapers on July 30, 2013