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Toni L. LaClair

May 21, 2016

Toni L. LaClairToni L. LaClair, 66, formerly of Sackets Harbor, passed away Saturday morning, May 21, 2016, at her home in Baldwinsville surrounded by her family.

Calling hours will be held at Cummings Funeral Service, Inc., 214 Sterling St., Watertown on Wednesday, May 25, from 4 - 7PM. The funeral mass will be celebrated at Holy Family Church on Thursday, May 26, at 11AM with Rev. Steven Murray, pastor, presiding.

Toni was born in Gouverneur on May 7, 1950, daughter of Emerson and Carmella Surdi Murphy. She was a 1968 graduate

On August 24, 1979 she married Curtis H. LaClair at St. Mary's Church, Evans Mills.

Toni was a Registered Nurse, working for Caregivers, House of the Good Samaritan, and Mercy Hospital, becoming Nursing Supervisor when Mercy became Genesis Healthcare. She enjoyed volunteering at Watertown Urban Mission, cooking and baking, gardening, fishing, bingo, shopping, and was an animal lover.

Besides her husband, Curtis, she is survived by her three daughters and their husbands, Melissa A. "Missy" and Daniel McNulty, Watertown, Adrienne L. and Eric Reynolds, Baldwinsville and Lauren R. and Jesse Anderson, Phoenix, NY; five grandchildren, Jacob, Nathan and Lucas McNulty and Myles and Amelia "Mia" Reynolds; brother, Lee and Cherie Murphy, MO; three sisters, Roxie Murphy, Saranac Lake, Vickie and George Davis, Theresa and Laurie Murphy, FL; her beloved dog, Hailie; one aunt, and several nieces, nephews, and cousins.

Donations in Toni's name may be made to either SPCA of Jefferson County, 25056 Water St. or Watertown Urban Mission, 118 Franklin St., both in Watertown, NY 13601. Online condolences to her family may be made at www.cummingsfuneral.com.

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#15 Deborah Carpenter 2016-05-27 11:05
Curt and family,
So sorry to hear of your loss. Worked with Toni many years at Mercy and had many good times. Was happy to have met up with her years later with the chance to catch up. She was a very compassionate person and a very caring nurse. She remained a happy and courageous person through all of life's struggles. Will remember her smile. Draw comfort from knowing that she is at peace and you will see her again. Thoughts and prayers to all of you.
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#14 Donna Cooney 2016-05-25 12:51
Lauren & Jessie - my thoughts and prayers are with you and your family at this most difficult time - your Mom sounded like she was a very caring nurse and will be missed - No words can convey the hurt you and your family are going through - may it help to know others care - Fondly Donna
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#13 Donna Cooney 2016-05-25 10:16
Lauren and Jesse - my thoughts and prayers are with you and your family - know that many people care on the loss of your mother -
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#12 Betty Johndrow 2016-05-24 14:50
So Sorry To hear of Toni Passing she was a class mate and a good friend in high school we had great times sorry i loss track of her after high school
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#11 Cora & Jay Walter 2016-05-24 10:26
To The LaClair Family:
We were sorry to hear that Toni passed away.
Our thoughts and prayers are with you all at this very sad time.

With Our Deepest Sympathy
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#10 Kathy Woolf 2016-05-24 09:02
Girls, I am so very sorry for the loss of your Mother. She was always so kind to me and made me feel like a superstar when she came to visit me. A very special woman and definitely a fighter! You are all in my thoughts and prayers and I will never forget her. She is at peace now...I hope that helps you all!
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#9 Bob and Karen Webb 2016-05-24 08:10
To Toni's Family,
We are sorry for your loss. Toni will live on in our heart and memories forever.
May God help you through this time of sorrow.
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#8 Louise Oliver 2016-05-24 03:38
Sincere condolences to you all on your sad loss - fond memories of meeting you at Sackets Harbor when we lived there and our daughter Vanessa got to know Lauren so well.Louise, Bob (New Zealand) and Vanessa (Australia)
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#7 Lillian Dingman 2016-05-23 15:44
Curtis, I am so very sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.
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#6 Joan Randall 2016-05-23 12:03
Curt and Family, I am so sorry for your loss. Toni was a special person to me. She will always be remembered as a kind and gentle Cousin. We grew up together and became very close. May her soul rest in peace .
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