Leona T. Auclair

Date of Passing:

February 11, 2022

Auclair, Leona T., (Smith), 85, of Lincoln Street, Seekonk, MA, died peacefully on February 11, 2022 at the Hope Health Hulitar Hospice Center, Providence surrounded by her loving family. She was the beloved wife of the late Wilfrid N. Auclair.

Born in Chelsea, MA, a daughter of the late Leo and Loretta (Quentin) Smith, she lived in Seekonk, MA for many years previously residing in Riverside.

Mrs. Auclair enjoyed traveling to Florida and spending time with her loving grandchildren.

She is survived by three sons, Wilfred N. Auclair of Belchertown, MA, Mark A. Auclair of Brunswick, ME and Joseph L. Auclair of North Palm Beach, FL; two daughters, Sandra L. Gifford of Seekonk, MA and Julie A. Cook of East Providence; two sisters, Victoria Szurgot of Georgia and Barbara Starr of Deerfield Beach, FL; eight grandchildren, April L. Devries, Jay Gifford, Ian Gifford, Jennifer Auclair, Andrew Auclair, Joseph Auclair, Danny Cook and Robby Cook and two great grandchildren, Willem Devries and Lucy Gifford. She was the mother of the late James A. Auclair and the sister of the late Leo Smith.

A private Committal Service will be held in Gate of Heaven Cemetery Chapel. Burial will follow. Calling hours and flowers are respectfully omitted.

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  1. I’m so sorry for your loss. Deepest sympathies to the entire family.

  2. Julie and Mark,

    Sorry to read about mom. In all the years we all shared the same neighborhood and I was very young, your mom was a peach. My condolences to you both.

  3. Dear Sandy,
    Sending you and your family our love and warm, comforting thoughts. I will miss her presence at Hamilton House every Tuesday and at your home.

  4. I’m so sorry Julie got your loss.. my heart is with you❤️?

  5. Thank you so much for the prayers and condolences. Anyone who knew our mom knows she was one of the most beautiful souls to walk this earth and we were so blessed to call her our mom. Rest easy Momma in paradise with Daddy! Until we meet again. Love Lift Us Up Where We Belong! ❤️❤️????❤️❤️ Julie Auclair

  6. Sorry for your loss

  7. Are condolences to the entire Auclair family.

  8. Very sorry to hear this news, my condolences to you Julie, Dan and Rob.

  9. Sorry for the loss of your mom. Prayers for your family.

  10. Sorry for your loss

  11. What a life! I’m sending healing thoughts and wishes to her beloved family.

  12. Sorry for your loss, I didn’t know her but I’m friends with Julie and her boys. They must of inherited their kindness and sweetness from her.

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