Carole Ann (Graves) Leclerc, daughter of the late Sidney Graves and Leona and Eddie Lane, passed away at home surrounded by her loved ones. Born and raised in Norway, ME she married her childhood sweetheart Bertrand and moved to Enfield, CT where she raised her two sons. Carole’s greatest joy in life was her family, especially her granddaughters and great-grandchildren. Knows as Grammie or Aunt Carole to everyone, she enjoyed large family gatherings, the beach, lobster and the casino. The oldest of 9 siblings, she was the family caretaker and put everyone’s needs first. Carole could always be found holding a baby at family functions. She was predeceased by the love of her life, Bertrand J. Leclerc, whom she was married to for over 50 years, and sister Donna (Graves) Sayer. She leaves to mourn her son Michael Leclerc and his wife Angela, with whom she made her home for the last several years in Suffield CT, and son Paul Leclerc from Miami, FL. She leaves her loving granddaughters who were the light of her life, Victoria and her husband Alex Macomber of Tolland CT, Gina Holmes and her partner Ryan Piquette of Rocky Hill CT, Niki VanTol and her husband Blake of Oxford ME, and Tori Leclerc. Her favorite role was being Gigi to her three great-grandchildren Abigayle, Adam, and Lillian Macomber. She leaves her sisters Barbara Novotney of Enfield CT, Cindy Andrews of Bennington VT, and Sally Lane and her partner Bill Reynolds of Norway ME. She leaves her brothers Arnold Graves of Enfield CT, Walter Graves and his wife Donna of Wilbraham MA, Douglas Graves and his wife Elaine of Enfield CT, and Dana Lane of East Windsor CT, her brother-in-law Robert Leclerc of Windsor CT and many nieces and nephews. Relatives and friends may gather with her family on Friday May 6, 2022 from 4:00 to 7:00 pm. (the family has requested face covering during this time) at Browne Memorial Chapels, Enfield, CT. Funeral services will be held on Saturday May 7, 2022 with the procession forming at the funeral home at 9:30 am followed by a Mass of Christian burial to be celebrated at 10:30 am in St. Martha Parish Chapel 214 Brainard Rd. Enfield, CT. Interment will then take place in the Hazardville Cemetery, Enfield.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations in Carole’s name may be made to Nutmeg Senior Rides, at PO Box 448, East Windsor, CT 06088 where the wonderful volunteers there provided Carole with transportation and caring companionship.