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Rene Leclere

1936 ~ 2021

Posted 9/24/21

Rene Leclere of Hortonville, New York passed away on September 15, 2021. He was 85.

The son of Emiel and Fernande Leclere, he was born in Normandy, France in 1936.

Rene was married to Ethel …

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Rene Leclere

1936 ~ 2021

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Rene Leclere of Hortonville, New York passed away on September 15, 2021. He was 85.

The son of Emiel and Fernande Leclere, he was born in Normandy, France in 1936.

Rene was married to Ethel Long Leclere for 55 years. (1966)

Survivors include his wife Ethel, daughter Tabitha Buckmaster (Bill); son Aaron Leclere (Trish); four grandsons Skyler, Lakelen, Clayten and Landen; his niece Janine Coppola (Carmen); his two nephews Robert Sykes (Bonnie) and Timothy Sykes; as well as other nieces, nephews, cousins and extended family. Rene was predeceased by an infant daughter and by his sisters Antoinette Sykes (Ralph) and Marthe Poignnac in France.

Rene was a quiet, hard working, honest man who loved his family unconditionally and was so very proud of them. He accomplished much in his life. Rene was a creative wood craftsman, furniture maker, stone mason and had many other talents. He was a beloved self made man. Rene was retired from NYS DOT Kenoza Lake.

Graveside services will be held on Saturday, October 9, 2021 at 12 Noon at the Hortonville Cemetery, County Road 121, Hortonville, NY.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Upper Delaware Ambulance Corps, P.O. Box 258, Hankins, NY 12741 or to the Hortonville Fire Department, P.O. Box 71, Hortonville, NY 12745.

Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Stewart-Murphy Funeral Home, Callicoon. To leave a condolence or for further information please visit stewartmurphyfh.com 887-4900.

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