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“We were so sorry to hear the sad news, she was a very special lady. May she rest in peace. ”
1 of 15 | Posted by: Priscilla-Leonard

“Our deepest heartfelt condolences to you Clay, Marcy and family. A mother's love is a special gift that will live forever in our hearts. We will...Read More »
2 of 15 | Posted by: Nora Shotten and Family

“So sorry to hear about your Mother, you and your family are in my prayers. Juanitanet ”
3 of 15 | Posted by: jbakerphx@cox.net

“With sincere sympathy..in the loss of your mother Leona.. ”
4 of 15 | Posted by: John and Irene smith Lisa and Emily......Stephen, grace and John

“You were the light of our lives Mom! We love you and miss you! We will be together again someday! xoxoxo ”
5 of 15 | Posted by: Maria Plourde - Vero Beach, FL

“SHE WAS A WONDERFUL MOTHER -LAW AND A GREAT GRANDMOTHER, SHE WILL BE MISS.She will always be in our hearts. Ed,Chis,Amy ”
6 of 15 | Posted by: Edward

“I have many memories of ma tante Leona as a young kid. Although, time and distance became great I still enjoyed hearing updates of her and her family...Read More »
7 of 15 | Posted by: Kevin Belanger - Fort Worth, TX

“A very nice and sweet lady who was always surrounded by her wonderful family. God bless her and our sincere condolences to all of her family. ...Read More »
8 of 15 | Posted by: Gene

“Leona was the only sister my wife had. Because of those many miles apart our visits were limited. But whenever she would visit us up North in Maine...Read More »
9 of 15 | Posted by: A friend

“Leona you were such a lovely person, hard working and always determined to overcome the challenges that God sent your way. Mom and Dad were very...Read More »
10 of 15 | Posted by: A friend

“Marilyn..I was so sorry to hear of your sad news.Your beautiful mom will no longer be in pain. She will run free and be your own guardian angel. In...Read More »
11 of 15 | Posted by: A friend

“Very sorry for your loss. Denise, Nathaniel, and I will keep in our thoughts and prayers. The Lapp Family ”
12 of 15 | Posted by: DANIEL LAPP

“Sorry for your loss, Marilyn, Ethel, Maria & Clay.RIP Leona!Joan ”
13 of 15 | Posted by: A friend

“May we all one day love so well, and be so well loved. ”
14 of 15 | Posted by: Anthony

“To a life well lived, and well ended, always surrounded by your loving family. We should all be so lucky. The original Rosy the Riveter from WWII....Read More »
15 of 15 | Posted by: Richy B


Leona (Paradis) Plourde, 94, passed away peacefully on July 21, 2017 surrounded by her loving family. She was born on September 30, 1922 in Eagle Lake, ME to the parents of Hector and Florida Paradis. Leona moved to Connecticut in 1957 and worked at Colt Firearms for 30 years until she retired to Ellenton, FL where she remained until 2003. She then returned to Connecticut to live out her remaining years with her family. She is survived by her sister, Juanita Belanger and her husband Roger of Fort Kent, ME; a brother O’Neil Paradis of Engelwood, FL; and four children, Ethel Walsh and her husband Edward of Phoenix, AZ, Marilyn Plourde of East Granby, CT, Clayton Plourde and his wife Marcy of East Granby, and Maria Plourde of Vero Beach, FL; as well as eight grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. A Mass of Christian Burial will be Celebrated at the convenience of the family. In lieu of flowers, the family requests to please donate to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105 or by visiting, www.stjude.org/donate.

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