Mary Clarice “"Claire"” Valentin Leduc


unknown - April 9, 2013

Mary Clarice “Claire” (Valentin) Leduc, 81 of Syracuse passed away peacefully Tuesday evening at Loretto. Born in Chicago, Illinois to Joseph and Evelyn Valentin she grew up in Syracuse and was a graduate of Most Holy Rosary High School. She attended Mundelein College in Chicago and went on to work at Unity Life Insurance Company where she met her future husband of 56 years Gabriel “Gabe” Leduc. Mary and Gabe served as parents with Sequin Community Service for 14 years and were longtime members of Holy Family Church.
Mary is predeceased by her husband Gabriel, a sister Christine Diane Valentin, a brother Joseph “Joey” Valentin.
She is survived by a daughter Carolyn (Robert) Halstead, a granddaughter Catherine, a special niece Rosanne Ginsburg and several cousins.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be Tuesday, April 16, at 10:00AM in Holy Family Church, with Burial in Onondaga County Veterans Cemetery.
There are no calling hours.
Contributions may be made in Claire’s name to Hospice Foundation of CNY, 990 seventh North Street, Liverpool. NY 13088, or the American Diabetes Association, 1701 N. Beaureguard St, Alexandria, VA, 22311.

Services for Mary Clarice Valentin Leduc

  • April 16, 2013
    • Funeral: 10 a.m.