Leota May Hartford
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Age 95 passed away Saturday, April 19, 2014 at her home under the loving care of her family and Grace Hospice. She was born September 12, 1918 in Grand Rapids the daughter of Clare and Bertha (Huebner) Lamoreaux. She was a graduate of St. Mary's High School and married Jack Hartford who preceded her in death in 2005. She was also preceded in death by her parents and 2 sisters, Doris Williams and Jeane Anderson. Leota was very devoted to her family and her strong Catholic Faith. She was also very artistic and enjoyed cooking and gardening. With the help of her niece and husband, Jeane Ann and LeRoy Cardwell and many wonderful neighbors and friends, she was able to maintain her independence and remain in her own home. She is survived by daughter, Jackene (Thomas) Laverty, sons, James Hartford and Stephen (Jeanette) Hartford, 4 grandchildren, Jessica Armstrong, Jennifer Russell, Justin Laverty, Jonathan Laverty and 1 great-grandchild, Bailey Armstrong.
Leota's family will celebrate her life on Thursday, April 24, 2014 at 10:00 AM at Tiffany Funeral Home, Lansing with Rev. Msgr. George C. Michalek officiating. Visitation will be held at the funeral home on Wednesday from 6-8 PM with a Rosary service at 7 PM. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Grace Hospice. To leave messages of condolence for the family, please visit
Published in Lansing State Journal on Apr. 22, 2014
Tiffany Funeral Home
3232 W Saginaw St Lansing, MI 48917