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Richard A. Leclerc

August 5, 1939 ~ June 26, 2018 (age 78)

Richard "Dick" Leclerc, 78, of Sanbornton died at his home on June 26, 2018.  He was born in Somersworth on August 5, 1939.  Dick was raised in Somersworth and graduated from Plymouth State College with a Bachelor's degree.  He resided in Sanbornton for over 20 years, where he was a member of the Grange and Sanbornton Historical Society, was a Keeper of The Checklist, volunteered for his local Community Action Program, and was significantly involved in the senior housing committee.  Dick was a faithful member of the St. Mary of the Assumption Knights of Columbus Council #11868  Fr. AJ Timon Fourth Degree Assembly of The Knights Columbus, and a communicant of St. Mary of the Assumption Church.


Dick started his career in education and moved on to varying vocations over the years.  He spent his final working years assisting people with household projects and renovations both for payment or as a friend or volunteer.  He enjoyed the outdoors, spending time with family, jigsaw puzzles, gardening, photography and reading historical novels and autobiographies.


Family members include two sons:  Eric Leclerc of Belmont and Matthew Leclerc of Florida, a brother Leon Leclerc of Somersworth and nieces and nephews.  His wife, Nancy (Spencer) Leclerc, died in 1996. Dick was a well loved and respected member of his community and will be missed.


Visiting hours will be held on Tuesday, July 3rd, from 6-8 pm at Paquette-Neun Funeral Home, 104 Park St., Northfield, NH.  A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Thursday, July 5, 2018 at 10 am in St. Mary of The Assumption Church, Chestnut St., Tilton.


Donations in memory of Dick may be made to Assumption Church at St. Gabriel Parish, PO box 490, Franklin, NH 03235.

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Donations may be made to:

St. Gabriel Parish
PO Box 490, Franklin NH 03235

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