Alfred “Al” A. Leclair of Chelmsford
He was the son of the late Armand and Anna (Gagnon) Leclair. He was born and raised in Lowell. He was married to Marilyn (Burns) Leclair for fifty one years. They made their home in Chelmsford.
Al graduated from St. Joseph's High School. He earned a BS in education from University of Lowell and a Masters’ in education from Salem State College. He was a teacher in the Tewksbury School System for over 30 years.
He loved gardening, using his tractor and spending time at his home on Cape Cod.
Besides his wife he is survived by his daughters, Christine and her husband, Henry Matte of Dracut and Carrie Anne and her husband, Erik Mayer of Hadley; grandchildren, Christopher Matte, Elizabeth Matte, Avery Mayer and Aden Mayer whom he adored; brother, Raymond Leclair of Delaware; sister, Priscilla McDonough of Londonderry NH; one niece and three nephews.
Al will be sadly missed by many close friends, "card partners" and all who knew him.
Visiting hours Mon. 9:30-10:30A.M. Funeral Mon. at 10:30A.M. from the DOLAN FUNERAL HOME 106 MIDDLESEX ST. CHELMSFORD, with a funeral Mass at 11A.M. at St. John Church . Burial in St. Patrick Cemetery, Lowell. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made in his name to the SANÇA Foundation. The SANÇA Foundation is a non-profit organization for youths with a focus on integrating sports, academics and life skills training as driving forces to creating a positive and sustainable impact in Cabo Verde, Africa. https://www.gofundme.com/alleclair ARRANGEMENTS BY DOLAN FUNERAL HOME 978-251-4041.