Obituary of Clara A. Leville
Clara A. Leville, 93, formerly of Albany, was called to eternal rest on January 19th by our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ.
Clara is the daughter of the late William and Mary (Ford) Heines, and was predeceased by her husband William H Leville in 1987. Clara is predeceased by her siblings Alice Gill, Joan Fagen, William Heines, Ford Heines, Elaine Stallworth, Teresa Heines, and Patricia Kissane. She is survived by her children Daniel (Sharon) Leville, William Leville and Bernadette Leville. She cherished her two grandchildren Rebecca Leville and Matthew Leville. She is survived by many nieces and nephews.
Clara retired from the NYS Division for Youth; during her retirement, she loved to golf, ski, read and do puzzles. Clara was always crocheting and knitting amazing clothing and blankets, giving her creations to family, friends and charity. Clara treasured her trips to Ireland with her sisters where they reconnected with family.
A service will be held at the W.J. Lyons, Jr. Funeral Home 1700 Washington Avenue Rensselaer on Tuesday, January 25th at 10:30. Relatives and friends are invited and may call prior to the service from 9:30 to 10:30 AM. Clara will be laid to rest with her husband Bill at Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Virginia.
The family would like to thank the caregivers at Van Rensselaer Manor for the special care given to Clara over the last year and a half.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Xeroderma Pigmentosum Society, 437 Snydertown Rd., Craryville, NY 12521To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Clara Leville, please visit Tribute Store