NASHUA - Flora L. LeClerc, 97, resident of Nashua, died on Feb. 6, 2013, at Aynsley Place, Nashua, surrounded by her loving family.
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She was born in Merrimack, on Oct. 5, 1915, the daughter of Edward K. and Annie "Nancy" (Bartlett) Longa.
She graduated from Keene Normal School and made her home in the Hudson and Nashua area for most of her life. Flora was an elementary school teacher for many years and had taught in Claremont, Charlestown and Hudson. She and her first husband, Roy G. Griffin, owned and operated Banner Photo Studio, Nashua.
She enjoyed music, playing the piano, reading, sewing, gardening, crafts and photography. In addition, Flora loved to travel and spent many winters in Florida.
Flora was a member of the Soroptimist Club of Nashua and the New Hampshire and New England Photography Club.
She was predeceased by her first husband, Roy G. Griffin, and her second husband, Omer M. LeClerc.
Family members include two daughters and sons-in-law, Beverly and Robert Bickford of Tolland, Conn., Cynthia and William Yuknewicz of Amherst; five grandchildren and their spouses, Kelley and Russell Greenwald, Heidi Bickford, Deborah and Gregg Boisvert, Stephen Yuknewicz, Paul and Olivia Yuknewicz; three great-grandchildren, Paxton, Kendall and Avery.
services: A visiting hour will be held on Monday, Feb. 11, from 1 to 2 p.m. in the Smith & Heald Funeral Home, 63 Elm St., Milford, followed by her funeral service at 2 p.m. Burial will be in Corson Hill Cemetery, Webster, in the spring. In lieu of flowers, donations in her memory may be made to Crotched Mountain Foundation, 1 Verney Drive, Greenfield, 03047, Attn.: Tom Fogarty. Arrangements are in the care of Smith & Heald Funeral Home, Milford. To share a memory or offer a condolence, visit www.smith-heald.com.
Smith & Heald Funeral Home
63 Elm Street
Milford, NH 03055
Published in Union Leader on Feb. 8, 2013