Mary C. (LeClaire) Zimarowski, age 86, of Brockton and Inverness, Fla., died peacefully at her daughter Debras home in Pennsylvania, Dec. 28, 2012. She was the wife of the late Paul D. Zimarowski. Born, raised and educated in Brockton, she was the daughter of the late Francis E. and Emily G. (Groom) LeClaire. Mary had been employed for several years at New England Telephone Company, prior to becoming a wife and mother. Mary enjoyed spending time at Cape Cod and for 20 years enjoyed spending winters at her home in Florida. Over the years, Mary had many pets, and Molly, her Pomeranian, was her constant companion in her later years. Due to her love of animals, she was a member of several humane societies. Mary is survived by her children, Paul E. and his wife Cathy of Burlington, N.J., James B. and his wife Claudia of Morgantown, W.Va., Debra Z. Hensley and her husband Jack of Greensburg, Pa., and Carol Harris of New York; 11 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. She was the sister of the late Edward LeClaire. Visiting hours will be held in the Conley Funeral Home, 138 Belmont St. (Rte. 123), Brockton, Sunday 3-6 p.m. A funeral service will be held in the funeral home Monday at 10:30 a.m. followed by her burial in the Massachusetts National Cemetery. Donations in Marys name may be made to Excela Health Hospice of PA, 134 Industrial Park Rd. #B, Greensburg, PA 15601, Hospice of Boston/Greater Brockton, 500 Belmont St., Ste. 215, Brockton, MA 02301, the MSPCA, 1300 West Elm St. Ext., Brockton, MA 02301, or the American Breast Cancer Foundation, 1220B Joppa Rd., Ste. 328, Baltimore, MD 21286. For condolences and directions, please visit www.conleyfuneralhome.com or Facebook at Conley Funeral & Cremation Service.
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Published in The Enterprise from Jan. 4 to Jan. 6, 2013