Marie T. LeClair

March 8, 2007
Marie T. (LeClair) Rascoe 
  ALTONA – Marie T. Rascoe, 76, formerly from Lyon Mountain, from Twin Oaks Senior Housing in Altona,
died with her family at her side at the CVPH medical Center on Wednesday, March 7, 2007, after a long illness.
She was born March 25, 1930, in Ellenburg, NY the daughter of the late Raymond and Florence (Burgoyne)LeClair.
  Marie was predeceased by her parents and her husband, Oscar Rascoe; her son Joseph Rascoe; her daughter Tina
Rascoe; her brother, Donald LeClair; and her sister, Anna Gromoski.
  Marie is survived by her sons, William and Mary Rascoe of South Weymouth, Mass., Roger and Jane Rascoe of Wallkill, NY,
David and Mary Rascoe of South Weymouth, Mass.; her daughters, Gloria and Carl Trombley of Ellenburg Center, NY,
Carolyn and Peter LaFountain of Altona, NY, Joanne Rascoe and Anna Klinger of Roscoe, NY. her brother Robert and Margaret
LeClair of Saranac; her sisters Lucille Carter and Janet Uhler of Plattsburgh, and 12 grandchildren and 7 great grandchildren, and many nieces and nephews.
Marie worked many years for St. John’s Catholic Church in Plattsburgh and St. Bernard’s Catholic Church in Lyon Mountain and retired from the Diocese of Ogdensburg in 1996. She was a member of the Lady of Ours Snows Catholic Daughters of Lyon Mountain, the Queen Mother of the Red Hats Society of Altona and a long standing president of the Twin Oaks Senior Club at Twin Oaks Senior Housing in Altona. She was well known for her dedication to detail in planning and working on the special events of the senior housing. She was also an avid quilter and donated dozens of lap quilts to Patch the Gap for area nursing homes. A family statement reads, “Mom was the one who always kept the family together no matter how far apart we were. No matter how hard times may have been, she would always bring us up with her strong faith,
love and a smile.”
  Calling hours will be from2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. on Friday, March 9, 2007, at Brown Funeral Home, 3123 Miner Farm Road, Altona. A mass of Christian burial will be celebrated with the Rev. Gilbert O. Boisvert officating at Holy Angels Catholic Church in Altona on Saturday, March 10, 2007, at 11 a.m.   She will be buried in the spring next to her husband Oscar in the St. Bernard’s Catholic Cemetery in Lyon Mountain.
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Rhada Doris Magoon

ELLENBURG CENTER — Rhada Doris Magoon, 79, of 1831 Bradley Pond Road, Ellenburg Center, died Sunday, Dec. 11, 2005, at Alice Hyde Medical Center in Malone.

She was born in Ellenburg Center on July 19, 1926, the daughter of the late Peter D. and Mary “Mamie” J. (Doody) LaClair.

She attended local Ellenburg schools. She was a loving homemaker and helped support her husband on his dairy farm for many years. She married Claude W. Magoon on April 26, 1943, at St. Edmund’s Church in Ellenburg. He predeceased her on March 7, 1980.

She was a communicant of St. Edmund’s Church and a member of the Catholic Daughters Court Little Rose 1300.

Rhada enjoyed cooking, canning, gardening and spending time with her family.

She is survived by a daughter, Rosemary J. Trombley of Ellenburg Center; three sons and daughters-in-law, Rolland C. and Dale Ann Magoon, Stephen P. and Sandra Magoon and Miles K. and Diane Magoon, all of Ellenburg Center; two sisters, Mrs. James (Eleanor) Gaffney of Winter Gardens, Fla., and Mrs. Lewis (Hilda) Duffina of Norfolk, N.Y.; 21 grandchildren; 36 great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

Rhada was predeceased by her parents, Peter and Mary; her husband, Claude; two daughters, Linda M. Sansone and Mary Jane Magoon; a son, James W. Magoon; two grandchildren, Lona and Jamie Magoon; seven brothers, Irving, Norman, Howard, Austin, Eugene, John Eldon and Bernard LaClair; and two sisters, Muriel LaClair and Della Trombley.

Calling hours will be held on Tuesday from 2 to 7 p.m. at the E.F. Drown Funeral Service in Ellenburg Depot. A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Wednesday from St. Edmund’s Church in Ellenburg with Rev. John Looby, pastor celebrating. Interment will be in the parish cemetery in the spring.

Memorial contributions may be made to the St. Edmund’s Cemetery Perpetual Care Fund.

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Amos W LaClair

CHURUBUSCO — Amos W. LaClair, 87, of Merchia Road, Churubusco, died Monday, Aug. 21, 2006, at Fletcher Allen Health Care, Burlington, Vt.
Born in Rhode Island on Sept. 21, 1918, he was the son of Wilfred and Cora (Trembley) LaClair.
He was married to Pearl Berry on Sept. 20, 1940, in St. Leo’s Church, Leominster, Mass. She predeceased him July 8, 1987.
Mr. LaClair is survived by three daughters and two sons-in-law, Corrinne and Mark Snyder of Plantersville, Texas, Judy Morehouse of Myrtle Beach, S.C., Eva and Gary Boileau of Burke, N.Y.; two sons and daughters-in-law, Timothy and Patricia LaClair of Pine, Idaho, Amos and Jenny LaClair of Churubusco, N.Y.; a daughter-in-law, Helen LaClair of Lake Luzerne; 22 grandchildren; 18 great – grandchildren; one great – great – grandchild; many nieces and nephews.
Besides his wife, he was predeceased by his parents; two sons, Rodney and Wilfred “Billy” LaClair; eight sisters, Beatrice Otis, Agnes Durkee, Delia Powers, Alphonsene Murray, Laura Defayette, Diana Bilow, Elizabeth Boyea, Eva Reynolds; and two brothers, John and Pierre LaClair.
Mr. LaClair was involved with the Civil Service Corp in the 1930s. He was a farmer and construction laborer with the Laborer Union in Plattsburgh. He enjoyed hunting and traveling.
Calling hours will be held at the Chateaugay Funeral Home on Thursday, Aug. 24, from 10 a.m. to noon with a Mass of Christian burial celebrated at 1 p.m. in Immaculate Heart of Mary Church, Churubusco.
Burial will take place at Immaculate Heart Cemetery, Churubusco.
In lieu of flowers, donations in his memory maybe made to Churubusco Fire & Rescue or Hospice of the North Country.
Arrangements are through the Chateaugay Funeral Home.

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William J LeClair

Press-Republican— Friday January 30. 1976
William J. LeClair

LeClair, 63, died Thursday morning
at the CVPH Medical Center.
He was born Aug. 21,1912, the son
of Edward and Mabel (Brickey)
LeClair of Ellenburg- Survivors
include his wife, the former Olive
Welch; one son, Charles of
Macedon; two sisters, Mrs. Wilton
(Nina) Lewis of Dannemora and
Virginia LeClair of Oneonta, and
one brother, Bernard.
Calling hours will be from 2 to 4
and 7 to 9 p.m. today at the
Chateaugay Funeral Home;
Funeral services will be held
Saturday at 10 a.m. at St. Patrick’s
Church in Chateaugay.
“Entombment for spring burial
will be in the Eastside Cemtery.
In lieu of flowers the family, requests
that donations be made to
the American Lung Association

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Rose LeClair

Press-Republican — Saturday, August 24, 1974
Mrs. Rose Rabideau

Rose Rabideau, 65, died Friday
morning at the CVPH Medical
She was born May 3, 1909 om
Ellenburg Depot, the daughter of
George and Emma (Frennier)
She leaves her husband,
Raymond Rabideau; four sisters,
Mrs. Lena Boyea of Mineville, Mrs.
Jennie Corbett of Troy Mrs.
Kathryn Rhan of Hummellstown,
Pa. and Mrs. Eleanor Relja of
Ellenburg Depot.
Calling hours will be at the
Drown FuneralHome, Ellenburg
Depot, tonight 7 to 9 and Sunday 2
to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m.
Funeral services will be held at 9
a.m. Monday at St. Edmund’s
Church Ellenburg.
Burial will be in the church

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George LeClair


George LeClair, Sr., 72, of Ellenburg
Depot, died suddenly at the
Champlain Valley Hospital Wednesday.
Mr. LeClair is survived by five
daughters. Mrs. Lena Bouyea of
Chateaugay, Mrs. Jennie Corbett of
Troy, Mrs. Rose Yelle of Parish,
Mrs. Catherine Ryan of Hummelstown,
Pa., and Miss Eleanor Le-
Clair of Ellenburg Depot; three
Sons, Clifford and George of Ellenburg
Depot and Francis of Moira:
and one brother. Edward E. LeClair
of Dannemora.
Funeral services will be held Saturday
morning at 9:39 o’clock in
St. Edmunds Church, Ellenburg.
The body wih be placed in the vault
in the church cenietery to await

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Edward E. Leclair



Edward E. Leclair, 88, died
Sunday March 26st In the Fox
Memorial Hospital inOneonta,
N. Y.
He was born In Ellenburg
Depot, September 15, 1883,
the son of Joseph and Josephine
(Christian) Leclair.
Mr. Leclair was a blacksmith
In Ellenburg Depot for 40 years.
He moved to Oneonta to live
after his wife’s death four years
Survivors Include two
daughters, Mrs. Wilton (Nina)
Lewis of Dannemora and Miss
Virginia Leclair or Oneonta;
two sons, William of Chateaugay
and Bernard of Dannemora; 15
grandchildren and 14 greatgrandchildren.
Funeral Services were held
Tuesday at 10 A. M. from St.
Edmund’s Church Ellenburg.
Burial will take place in the
Church Cemetery In the spring.

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Carrie LeClair

Chateaugy Record Dec 25 1968

Mrs. DAVID Dougerty
Mrs. David (Carrie) Dougerty,
80, died at the Highland nursing
home in Massena, December
23, following a long illness.
Born in Churubusco April 12,
1888 she was a daughter of Frank
and Delia Gonyea Leclair.
She was married to David
Dougerty and for a number of
years resided at their farm on
the Chasm road in Chateaugay,
until ill health forced them to
give up farming.
Surviving besides her husband
is a daughter, Mrs. Oliver (Patricia)
Leclair two grandchildren,
Daniel and Shannon Lelar;
two sisters, Mrs. Belle Ora
of West Bangor and Mrs. Anna
Kinsman of Mass.
Funeral services were held
December 26 at die Immaculate
Heart of Mary Church in
Churubusco. Burial will be in
die church cemetery In the

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Peter D LeClair

Press Republican January 17 1968

Peter LeClair 82. died Saturday
in Physicians Hospital following
a long illness.
He was born in Churubusco
May 26,1885 the son of Frank
and Delia Gonyea LeClair
He is survived by five daugh-
ters, Mrs. Israel LeClair, Mrs.
Delia Trombley of Malone, Mrs.
Eldon Trombley of Ellenburg
Depot, Mrs Claude Magoon of 
Ellenburg Center and Mrs. Louis
Dufftna of Ellenburg Depot
Six sons, Irvin of Wolcott,
Norman and Eugene of Utica,
 Austin, Elven and Bernard, all
of Rochester, three sisters, Mrs.
Anna Kingsman of Kingston,
Mass., Mrs. Ora Oakes of
Bangor and Mrs David
Dougherty of Chateaugay 72
grand children and 69 great
grandchildren also survive
The body is at the Drown
Funeral Home in Ellenburg

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Edgar LaClair

Chateaugan Record


Funeral services for Edgar Laclair,
75. were held Monday morning
at St. Edmund’s Church, Ellenburg
Mr. Laclair died at his home on
Thursday. March 19, 1959 at Ellen
burg Center after a long illness.
He was born in Churubusco. son
of the late Frank and Delia (Gonyea)
Leclair He spent his life as a farmer
He is survived by his wife, the for
mer Flora Lash. Ellenburg Center;
two sons, Roy. Ellenburg Center; and
Donald, Niagara Falls; five daughters
Mrs Irene Trombly, Mrs Francis
Dumas. Mrs Wilfred Charette and
Mrs. Francis Charette Ellenburg
Center Mrs Leo Tourville. Niagara
Falls. .
Also surviving are a brother Peter
Ellenburg Center; and three sisters,
Mrs. Ora Oakes. North Bangor Mrs
David Daughterly. Chateaugay; and
Mrs Francis Newman North Hampton.
There are also 84 grandchildren
and 38 great grandchildren
Mr Laclair was a communicant of
St Edmund’s Church

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