Lucille Leclair

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Lucille Leclair
1919 - 2017
WATERVILLE - Lucille Leclair, (Memere Lu) 98, died early Thursday morning July 6, 2017, at Inland Hospital in Waterville with family members by her side. She was born in Winslow on May 9, 1919, the daughter of Alfred Carey and Bertha (Hyer) Carey.
She was educated in Winslow schools and was a graduate of Winslow High School. She was a member of St. John the Baptist Parish. She worked at the C. F. Hathaway Co. After her marriage she was a home maker and stay-at-home MOM and worked part time at the Wyandotte and in the Winslow School Lunch Program. She was a member of the Winslow Boosters Club for many years.
On May 11, 1946, she married Joseph Edmond Leclair and they were married for 46 years before his passing in March of 1993.
She was also predeceased by her parents; her brother, Joseph Lucien Carey and his wife Margaret; and daughter-in-law Patricia Leclair. She is survived by her daughter, Linda, with whom she lived with until her hospitalization, and three sons Robert Leclair and wife Mary Heath of Manchester, N.H., James Leclair and fiancée Donna Bergeron of Shawmut and Kenneth Leclair and wife Jodi of Fairfield; and the loves of her life, her grandchildren, Katherine and Joseph Leclair. She is also survived by two stepgrandchildren, Corey Doherty and her husband John and Geoff Heath and his wife Alisa; and by five stepgreat-grandchildren, Seumas and Cormac Doherty, Molly, Abigail and Ryan Heath, all from New Hampshire. She is also survived by her special cousin Joanne and her husband Edson Small, Jr. and family and by her niece Joanne Gurney and nephew Michael Leclair and their families.
During her life she enjoyed travelling and going on bus trips with her husband, daughter and friends. In 1993 and 1996 she also went to many amusement parks in Florida with her grandchildren and other family members.
She enjoyed going to Katherine and Joe's soccer, basketball and baseball games and track meets. She was their biggest fan. In 2009, when she was 90, she travelled to Cooperstown, N.Y. to watch her grandson play baseball. The team considered her their good luck charm as they came in third out of 16 teams in their age group.
The family would like to thank Dr. James Douglas and staff and the doctors, nurses and CNAs at Inland Hospital for the excellent care that was provided to our mother and for their caring and compassionate way with her and the family.
At her request, there will be no visitation hours. A graveside committal service will be held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday July 15, 2017 at St. Francis Catholic Cemetery, 78 Grove St., Waterville. Arrangements are under the care and direction of Gallant Funeral Home, 10 Elm Street, Waterville. An online guestbook may be signed and condolences expressed at

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in her memory to:
Pine Tree Camp
c/o Pine Tree Society
149 Front St.
Bath, ME 04530
The money will be use
to purchase new sensory equipment

Funeral Home
Gallant Funeral Home, Inc.
10 Elm St.
Waterville, ME 04901
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Published in Central Maine on July 11, 2017