Delbert Bourque

Delbert Bourque

Monday, May 18th, 1936 - Monday, May 3rd, 2021
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Delbert Laurent Bourque – age 84, of Belleville, Yarmouth Co. NS, passed away peacefully on May 3, 2021. Born on May 18, 1936, he was a son to the late Laurent Bourque and Angelina (Doucet) Blanchard. Delbert was the founder and owner of Delmar Construction Ltd in Yarmouth. Hunting and fishing was a large part of his life, he was a hunting guide and looked forward to the hunting and fishing seasons. Delbert was a guitar player and lead singer in many bands throughout his life. He played music until the age of 82. His most recent band was “Delbert and Friends”. Delbert had many friends during his music career who were incredibly special to him. He is survived by his daughter, Deborah (Aaron) Millett, Hammonds Plains, son Mark (Charlene) Bourque, Belleville, daughter Corinne (Scott) Hubbard, Tusket. He has 9 grandchildren, Jennie (Andrew) Mitton, Michael (Lisa) Millett, Sara (Daniel) Belliveau, Louise d’Entremont, Jeffrey (Alisha) Bourque, Brandon (Daina) Millett, Amy Bourque, Bailey Hubbard and Hannah Hubbard. Four great-grandchildren, Chloe and Leah Belliveau and Leo and Myla Mitton; siblings, Kenneth (Karen) Blanchard; Lorraine (Hector) LeBlanc. Besides his parents, he was predeceased by his wife, Lily (Pothier) Bourque, brothers, Gerald Bourque, Bernard Bourque, and Melvin Blanchard and sister Norma Hubbard. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Sweeny’s Funeral Home and Crematorium, Yarmouth. An invite only family funeral service will be held Thursday May 6,2021 at 11 A.M. from Sweeny’s Funeral Home Chapel with Deacon Bruce Hubbard officiating. Donations in memory may be made to a charity of your choice. Online condolences may be sent to, or you may sign the guestbook or view a funeral webcast online at
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    Thursday, May 6th, 2021 | 11:00am
    Thursday, May 6th, 2021 11:00am
    Sweeny's Funeral Home Chapel
    567 Main Street
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    Deacon Bruce Hubbard
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  • Interment

    Saint Anne Du Ruisseau Parish Cemetery
    Highway #1, Eel Brook
    Saint Anne Du Ruisseau , NS
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Sandra Bourque

Posted at 08:43pm
To my favourite uncle. Will always cherish the times we spent together. May he rest in peace. Deepest condolences to all the family.

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Kenneth d'Eon

Posted at 10:34pm
My deepest sympathies to the family of Delbert Bourque. I had the privilege to play music with Delbert for many years . I will miss him and the times we just sat talking about his hunting days and all the times I enjoyed playing music with him.

yvonne surette

Posted at 04:33pm
So sorry for your loss. Our condolences to Mark, Debbie, Corinne & family .Our thoughts and prayers go out to you.
Paul & Yvonne

Pamela Blanchard

Posted at 12:09pm
Love Always. Mary, Pamela, and Stefan
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Audrey Doucette

Posted at 11:05am
As I sit here thinking about Delbert which I knew practically all my life I will miss his phone calls to remind me about the Red Sox playing on a certain channel , playing cribbage at our local clubs when I was his partner or trying my hardest to beat him when I wasn’t 😂 ,the vegetables from his hot house which were always a treat ,He certainly was one of a kind .to Debbie& family ,Mark & family,Corinne & family my thoughts are of you and with you during this sad time love & prayers Audrey

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