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Madeline Mary McLeod

May 4, 1924 ~ December 18, 2021 (age 97)


Madeline Mary McLeod, born in Akron, New York USA, 5th child of Edith Breen and Walter Hugh McLeod, was the last of the children and their spouses to pass on, after Neil (Irma/Jessie), Virginia (Ivan/Art), Paul (Marge), Fritz (Ange) and Johnny (Sally). She was married to Gaston Lachance and Joe Clayton, both deceased.

She was a woman of adventure, courageous, reserved, sociable and had a wonderful sense of humor. Madeline was generous and intelligent and had a thirst for learning. She volunteered at Holy Family Parish and Mackay's CHIP among other places. Madeline loved organizing, keeping diaries, playing scrabble, doing crosswords, reading, and singing.

She leaves in mourning her daughter Paulette, son Andrew (Adèle), grandchildren Tyler and Kirstin, as well as nieces in USA: Diane (Rodger), Judy (Ron), Mary, Sara (Dave), Sharon (Betsy), Sheri, Becky (Bill), Dani (Michael), Patty (Rock), Kathy and many grand-nieces and grand-nephews and the Clayton family Sharon (Dick) and their children. She is now finally reunited with her parents, her siblings and their spouses and her nephew Keith.

She is also reunited with members of her Lachance family: Juliette and Lewis, Ulric and Anita, Lorette and Paul, Germaine and René, Marcel, Roland, Raymond and Lorraine, as well as Maurice and leaves in mourning her sister-in-law France, her nephew Daniel (Colette), niece Suzanne (Florian) and nephew Jean (Louise) and all their children and grandchildren.

May she rest in peace. Suggested donations: Doctors Without Borders, Save the Children, and Save a family.

Friends and Family may call on Saturday July 2, 2022 from 11- 2 PM at Ross Funeral Home of Akron, LLC. where a Service will be held at 2 PM followed by a Burial in St Teresa’s Cemetery. 

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July 2, 2022

11:00 AM to 2:00 PM
Ross Funeral Home of Akron
10 Eckerson Avenue
Akron, NY 14001
Guaranteed delivery before the Visitation begins

Memorial Service
July 2, 2022

2:00 PM
Ross Funeral Home of Akron, LLC
10 Eckerson Ave
Akron, NY 14001
Guaranteed delivery before the Memorial Service begins


Doctors Without Borders, USA
P.O. Box 5030, Hagerstown MD 21741
Tel: 1-888-392-0392

Save the Children
500 Kings Highway East Suite 400, Fairfield CT 06825
Tel: 1-800-544-4470

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