Norma A. LeBlanc, 87, of Fort Covington, passed away Wednesday morning, Sept. 12, 2012, at her home while under the loving care of her family and Hospice of the North Country Inc.
Born in Fort Covington Sept. 18, 1924, she was the daughter of the late William and Nellie French LaCombe. She graduated from Fort Covington High School in 1943.
On Oct. 6, 1943, she was united in marriage to Henry R. LeBlanc at St. Mary's Church in Fort Covington. He predeceased her on Feb. 18, 1979.
Norma was a homemaker and also worked at B.J. Dress Factory in Malone. From the age 70 until she turned 80, she prepared meals for the Fort Covington Senior Citizens Meals on Wheels Program.
She was a communicant of St. Mary's Church. She was also a life member and past president of the Altar Rosary Society and a longtime member of the Fort Covington Senior Citizens. She also served as an election inspector in Fort Covington.
Survivors include two sons and daughters-in-law, Robert and Linda LeBlanc of Brushton and Philip and Cathy LeBlanc of Saranac Lake; one daughter, Valerie LeBlanc of Fort Covington; one daughter-in-law, Linda Mason LeBlanc of Kingston; eight grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandson; and several nieces and nephews.
Along with her parents and her husband, she was predeceased by three sons: twins Randy and Raymond LeBlanc in 1959 and Richard LeBlanc on July 4, 1995: five brothers: Leon, Francis, Willis, Leeward and Carlton LaCombe; and seven sisters: Eva Weller, Pearl Smith, Florence Criegier, Grace Fickett, Dorothy LaCombe, Vivian Delisle and Geraldine LaCombe.
Calling hours will be from 9 to 11 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 18, at St. Mary's Church in Fort Covington. A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated at 11 a.m. in St. Mary's Church, with the Rev. Martin Cline officiating. Burial will be in the old St. Mary's Cemetery in Fort Covington. Donations may be made in her memory to Hospice of the North Country Inc. of Malone.
Arrangements are through the Cappiello-McKenzie and Cosgrove Funeral Home of Fort Covington.