Published: November 6, 2007
Lucille A. Kamm LeClair of Wethersfield, beloved widow of William L. LeClair, died Friday, October 5, at Hartford Hospital. She was born in Hartford, daughter of the late Harry and Anne Griffin Kamm, and had lived in Wethersfield since 1957.
Lucille and her husband William co-founded The Clearing House Auction Galleries of Wethersfield in 1947; she worked there until her recent illness. She was a past member of The Embroiderers Guild of America and was a longtime crossword puzzle enthusiast. Lucille was also an avid sports car enthusiast, and a member of The BMW Club of America; she enjoyed attending various road rallies.
She is survived by a son, Thomas G. LeClair, and his wife, Martha, of Wethersfield; a daughter, Lucille K. “Missy” LeClair of Wethersfield with whom she made her home; a niece, Joann Bortles of North Carolina; a cousin, Evelyn Spencer, and her husband, Eugene, of Marco Island, Fla.; her caregiver friends, Maria, Cindy and Mary, and her Welch terrier companion, Emma. Lucille was predeceased by a sister, Jean Marie Begey.
The family would like to thank the nurses and staff of Hartford Hospital ICU units on the seventh and tenth floor for all the compassionate care given Lucille. The funeral was held on Tuesday, October 9, followed by a burial at the Village Cemetery, Wethersfield.
Memorial contributions may be made to the National Multiple Sclerosis Society, 659 Tower Avenue First Floor, Hartford CT 06112. To share a memory with the family, visit www.dillonbaxter.com .
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