The Obit For Edward LeClair

Edward L. LeClair

Published in the Quincy Herald-Whig from 7/3/2008 - 7/5/2008.

Edward L. LeClair, 67, of 5295 Lee Lane, DeSoto, Mo., formerly of Quincy, died at 9:40 a.m. Monday, June 23, 2008, in his home.

He was born Sept. 21, 1940, in Cranston, R.I., a son of Deus and Laura Cormier LeClair. On Sept. 24, 1982 he married Rae Martindale in Quincy. She survives.

He was a retired car salesman for Bonham Chrysler in Bonham, Texas. He also played professional baseball for the San Francisco Giants organization.

Survivors in addition to his wife include three sons, Mark Bentley LeClair and his wife, Belinda, of Ham Lake, Minn., Todd Christopher LeClair and his wife, Beth, of Ingleside, and Brad Deus LeClair of Quincy; a stepson, Jeff Claus and his wife, Gidget, of Quincy; 14 grandchildren; and four sisters, Deloris Dionne of Warwick, R.I., Rochelle Kittilla of Cranston, Rita Manco of Warwick and Bernadette "Bunny" Taul and her husband, Marvin, of Cranston.

He was preceded in death by his parents and a brother, Deus Oliver LeClair. SERVICES: 3 p.m. Saturday in the Hansen-Spear Funeral Home. VISITATION: 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday in the Hansen-Spear Funeral Home MEMORIALS: In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorials be made to VITAS Hospice, 1807 Park 270 Drive, Suite 110, St. Louis, MO 63146. ARRANGEMENTS: Hansen-Spear Funeral Home.

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