Peacefully and with dignity, Lila passed away on Monday March 13,2023 in her 84th year with her partner, Mike Gorman and Family Members close by.
Lila is predeceased by her husband (Frank LeClaire) son, Francis and daughter, Lorrianne. Lila leaves to mourn her partner and best friend, Mike Gorman. Lila’s Family are eternally grateful to him for his love and and continued support throughout their mother’s illness.
Lila was blessed with sons and daughters, grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She leaves to mourn her daughters, Terry-Lynn (Mark Beriault), Joanne (late Fred Cundell), Bonnie ( Denis Seguin), and sons, Randy (Debbie), Darwin and David (Carol Deschambeault).
Lila is survived by her grandchildren; Crystal Lyons, Jennifer Pierce, Jared Prince, Jonathan (Sarah) LeClaire, Samantha (Jessie) Gelineau, Justin Seguin, Luc (Elisa) Seguin, Arrian LeClaire and Ryder LeClaire. She is survived by her great grandchildren; Keiona, Wesley, Lila, Mazikeen, Jackson and Gabriel.
Lila will be remembered by her entire family as a wonderful, caring, loving Mother and Grandmother. She was very much an active participant in life and throughout her illness. She loved the outdoors, feeding her squirrels and birds, travelling, reading and any new adventure. Throughout her years, she kept herself busy working for the Roman Catholic School Board, baking for the tourists, participating in Craft Trips, and attending church. In the last 20 years of her life, Mike and Mom shared many adventures together. Lila will be forever missed and lovingly remembered by Mike and her entire Family.
The LeClaire Family would like to extend their sincere gratitude to the Bonnechere Manor for the amazing care Lila received while she was a resident. A heartfelt thank you goes out to the nurses and staff who provided Mom with exceptional care in the final days of her life. We are eternally grateful.
A Memorial Mass will be celebrated at St. Patrick’s Parish, 403B St. Patrick Road, Renfrew Ontario on Tuesday April 4. Visitation will begin at 12:00 pm and the Funeral Mass will follow at 2:00 pm. A luncheon will follow at the Daca Centre 111 Flat Road Dacre.
In lieu of flowers, the Family would appreciate a donation to Bonnechere Manor Pinnacle North, Alzheimer’s Unit in Lila’s name. Online condolences/donations may be made at www.gouletfuneralhome.com