Angus Ogilvy Birse
Angus O. Birse, 87, of Moncton, passed away peacefully at The Moncton Hospital on Friday, October 23, 2020.
Born in Lachute, PQ, he was the son of the late James and Helen (Gibson) Birse.
Angus was formerly employed in Fire Protection with Viking Fire Protection Inc. and attended St. John’s United Church. He was an avid downhill skier and Team Captain for his canoeing team, winning two Canadian Championships. Angus was an active paddler at Cartierville Boating in Montreal from 1950 – 1960 and captained seven War Canoe crews from 1959 – 1968, both Junior and Senior leagues.
Angus will be sadly missed by his wife of 43 years, Eugenie "Geannie" (LeBlanc) Birse; several nieces and nephews; sisters-in-law, Geraldine Whalen (John), Juliette Anderson, Fernande Babin (Arthur); and brothers-in-law, Clarence LeBlanc (Florence), Donald LeBlanc (Claudette), Walter LeBlanc and Richard LeBlanc (Bernadette). Angus was the last surviving member of his immediate family.
In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by sisters, Margaret and Helen and brother, Cubby.
A Service to celebrate and honor Angus’ life will be held at Fergusons Funeral Home Chapel, 1657 Mountain Road, Moncton (858-1995) on Thursday, October 29, 2020 at 11:00 am, with visitation one hour prior to the service. Interment will be held at the Catholic Cemetery in St. Antoine. COVID 19 protocols must be observed and the wearing of a mask is mandatory.
To view the service from a mobile device or tablet, please use the following link https://vimeo.com/47144607.
In memory of Angus, donations to the NB Heart & Stroke Foundation (https://www.heartandstroke.ca/) would be appreciated. Online condolences for the family may be shared on Fergusons Funeral Home Facebook page or at