Ronald O. Leclerc(1938 - 2014)

FRANKLIN – Ronald O. Leclerc, 75, formerly of Franklin, died at Concord Hospital Monday, June 2, 2014.

He was born in Franklin on Sept. 28, 1938, the son of Ovila and Jeannette (Leahy) Leclerc. He graduated from Franklin High School in 1956.

Ron served in the U.S. Air Force from 1956 until 1960. He worked as an industrial engineer at Webster Valve in Franklin for several years.

Ron was a charter member of Franklin Targeteers, a life member of the North American Fishing Club, and was a member of the Franklin Lodge of Elks and the Knights of Columbus.

He was a good man with a huge heart.

Family members include his longtime companion, Theresa Beckford of Franklin; daughters, Louisa Simpson and husband, Craig Simpson of Sanbornton and Lorene Ellis and husband, Rich Ellis of Gilford; grandchildren, Sarah Dickinson, Allison Ellis and Sean Ellis; great-grandson, Logan Dickinson; great-granddaughter, Adleigh Dickinson; and his brother, Robert Leclerc and wife, Theresa of Danbury.

Funeral services will be held at Holy Cross Cemetery on Monday, June 9, at 10 a.m.

Donations in memory of Mr. Leclerc may be made to ServiceLink, Caregivers Program, 67 Water St., Suite 105, Laconia, NH 03246.

Thibault-Neun Funeral Home in Franklin is assisting with arrangements. For directions and an online guestbook, please visit

Funeral Home

Thibault-Neun Funeral Home
143 Franklin Street  Franklin, NH 03235
(603) 934-2408

Published in The Concord Monitor from June 5 to June 6, 2014