Charles A. Leclerc
WOONSOCKET- Charles A. Leclerc, 72, of Pine St., died March 5, 2014 at Philip Hulitar Inpatient Center, Providence. He was the husband of Yvette (St. Germain) Leclerc.
Born in Ware, MA, he was the son of the late Alpherie and Cecile (Lemay) Leclerc.
A 1959 graduate of Mount Saint Charles Academy, Mr. Leclerc earned his Bachelor's Degree in Education in 1963 and Master's Degree of Arts in Teaching in 1972 both from RI College, and worked as a teacher for thirty-four years for the Woonsocket School System before retiring in 1997. Prior to his retirement he also worked part time for many years at Auger's Menswear and for seven years with the Blackstone River Federal Credit Union. He was a communicant of Precious Blood Church in Woonsocket and served there as a trustee, lector, Eucharistic minister and on several church committees. Charles was a member of the Woonsocket Teacher's Guild and of St. Joseph's Seniors.
Besides his wife Yvette, he is survived by their two children, Andrew Leclerc and his fiancÃ© Susan LaRose of Woonsocket and Christine Nichols and her husband Brian of No. Smithfield; two granddaughters, Kelsey and Megan as well as many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his two brothers Rene and Maurice Leclerc; and his sister Pauline Ferschke.
His funeral will be held Monday, March 10, 2014 at 9AM from the Holt Funeral Home, 510 So. Main St., Woonsocket with a Mass of Christian Burial at 10AM in Precious Blood Church, 94 Carrington Ave., Woonsocket. Burial will follow in Resurrection Cemetery, West Wrentham Road, Cumberland. Calling hours are Sunday from 4 - 7PM. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Home and Hospice Care of Rhode Island, 1085 N. Main Street, Providence, RI 02904, or Precious Blood Church, 94 Carrington Ave., Woonsocket, RI 02895.