James L. LeClair

Born: Sat., May 8, 1948
Died: Wed., Jul. 18, 2018


5:00 PM to 7:00 PM, Fri., Jul. 27, 2018
Location: Silas F. Richardson & Son, Inc.

Funeral Service

7:00 PM Fri., Jul. 27, 2018
Location: Silas F. Richardson & Son, Inc.

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LEOMINSTER---James Lawrence LeClair, 70 years old of Leominster, formerly of Fitchburg, died Wednesday, July 18, 2018 in his home, surrounded by his family, after a lengthy battle with cancer. He is survived by his wife of 39 years Ellen M. (Rooney) LeClair, son Michael J. LeClair and his wife Shannon of Leominster; daughter Julie M. LeClair of Leominster, daughter Angela Beauvais of Haverhill; grandson Cameron M. LeClair of Leominster; brother Robert T. LeClair of Fitchburg; his twin sister Jane L. Nichols and her husband Ernest of Fitchburg; close friends Alfred “Alfie” Mackenzie of Fitchburg and Michael Kerrigan of Leominster; and several nieces and nephews.

Jim was born in Fitchburg on May, 8, 1948, son of Clarence R. and Irene M. (Couture) LeClair and had lived in Fitchburg most of his life, until moving to Leominster 10 years ago. He graduated from Fitchburg High School in 1967 and served in the U.S. Army. Jim had worked as a baker for Dunkin’ Donuts for many years and most recently worked at NAPA Auto Parts in Fitchburg.

Jim enjoyed hunting, fishing and spending time with his family. He was an avid Bruins, Celtics, Patriots and Red Sox Fan.

Calling hours will be held on Friday, July 27th from 5-7 pm in the Silas F. Richardson & Son Funeral Home, 106 West Street, Leominster. Burial will be private.

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Joel B Thompson '67
   Posted Fri July 20, 2018
So sorry for your loss.

Jessi Sugar Taylor
   Posted Sat July 21, 2018
I'm so sorry for the loss of my friend. Who's going to burn the grass now!
And go picking night crawlers. Jim is much loved and he will be missed.

Dena Veysey
   Posted Sat July 21, 2018
My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family during this time.
Dena Veysey

Jackie Brogna
   Posted Sat July 21, 2018
Michael, Shannon, Cam and family,

My deepest condolences. May your many wonderful memories help you at this most difficult time.


Robert Sparks
   Posted Sat July 21, 2018
So sorry for loss, Jim was a good friend I'm going to miss him. I wanted to be there but I'll be out of town so sorry I'll be there in heart and spirit

David Caron
   Posted Sat July 21, 2018
Sorry for your loss. He will be missed.

Nancy Zellers
   Posted Sat July 21, 2018
To Jane, Bob and Jim's entire family, I am so sorry for your loss. May Jim rest in peace. Nancy Zellers.

Priscilla Allen
   Posted Sat July 21, 2018
So sorry for your loss, Ellen, and God bless you all.

Doris Gallant
   Posted Sat July 21, 2018
I will miss you

Thomas Burton, Donna (Arpano) Burton
   Posted Sat July 21, 2018
Ellen & family, So sorry to hear of Jim passing away. I remember him coming to our house to go hunting w/Tom and other friends. I enjoyed being friends with him on facebook.
Our deepest sympathy, Tom & Donna Burton

Judi Aho
   Posted Sat July 21, 2018
Such a great fun loving humble guy.
I will miss you Jim
May cherished memories bring the family moments of comfort.

Scott & Debbi Wheeler
   Posted Sat July 21, 2018
Condolences to Ellen, Angie, and the family. So sorry for your loss....

Cari-Ann Miller
   Posted Sun July 22, 2018
My deepest sympathy to Ellen, Mike and Julie. I send all my prayers to you all. I have very many fond memories growing up with the LeClairs and Jim making his famous food and bringing home the donuts. He will be greatly missed

Robert Crown
   Posted Mon July 23, 2018
My condolences to all of Jim's Family.
I've known Jim since our junior year in high school, he was always a good man and a good friend he will be missed by many. Peace and love.

Karen Wheeler
   Posted Tue July 24, 2018
Very sorry for your lost. May he rest in peace. I knew Jim from Fitchburg High.

Roy & Kathryn Grillo
   Posted Wed July 25, 2018
Sorry for you loss. Jim was a very good friend and many of us with Jim spent good times on the Whalom Lake Front or on the ice. Always had a smile and give you his shirt off his back. There was no better friend than Jim. R.I.P. dear friend. With Godspeed.

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