BANGOR -- Juliette "Judy" Elizabeth LeClair, 80, passed away peacefully on July 15, 2013, at St. Josephs Hospital with her family by her side. She was born on September 9, 1932, in Waterville to the late Clifford and Anita King.
Judy attended Waterville schools. She worked for 45 years in retail and enjoyed working in customer service. She also volunteered over 1,000 hours in the St. Josephs Hospital Gift Shop. In her lifetime, she was an active member of the Sweet Adelines, the Y Players and River City Harmonizers performance groups. Her passion was singing and entertaining people of all ages. She performed in countless shows and enjoyed every minute of it. Toward the end of her life, she spent most of her time doing physical therapy, watching soap operas, drawing, playing with her cat and spending time with her friends and family.
She is survived by Nelson, her husband of 62 years; daughters Gail LeClair and Karen Bean; grandchildren Melanie Bean, Chad Wong, Kelli Williams and her husband Conrad, and her kitty Cuddles. She is also survived by her sister, Marcia Mathieu, and her husband, Melvin, and brother Clifford King and his companion, Phyllis Coe; and several beloved in-laws, nieces and nephews. She is predeceased by her brother Bob King. She has always been surrounded by loved ones, and we know she is thankful for having so many special relationships with each of you.
Visiting hours will be held Tuesday, July 23, 2013 at Veilleux Funeral Home, 8 Elm Street, Waterville, ME from 10 a.m.-noon, followed by a memorial service at the funeral home at 12 noon. Committal will follow at 2 p.m. at Maine Veterans Memorial Cemetery Chapel, Mt. Vernon Road, Augusta, ME.
Arrangements are under the care and direction of Veilleux Funeral Home, 8 Elm Street, Waterville, ME 04901. www.veilleuxfuneralhome.com