May 21, 2016
Toni 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.