Thomas H. Leduc, age 78, of Bombay, passed away on February 7, 2011 at the Alice Hyde Medical Center in Malone. Tom was born on November 15, 1932 in Massena to the late Osee and Bernice Reome Leduc. He graduated from Bombay High School. He proudly served his country during the Korean Conflict in The US Army. He was honorably discharged.
Tom went to work for Shields Slipper Factory and then went to work for General Motors in Massena as a Die Cast Maker and retired from GM with 30 years of dedicated services in 1988. In his free time, Mr. Leduc enjoyed fishing, hunting, watching all sports especially Salmon River Hockey and Soccer games, but most importantly, Tom enjoyed the time he spent with his children and grandchildren.
He loved to do Volunteer work having volunteered for the Brushton Food Pantry, disaster relief, North Country resort ministries and an active member of the Bombay Fire and Rescue Squad for 60 years. Tom was an active member of the Franklin County Fire Police and the First Children Christian Camp at Camp Overlook. Mr. Leduc was a member, greeter and usher at the First Christian Church in Brushton.
On October 8, 1966 Tom was united in marriage to Gail E. Churchill at the Notre Dame Church in Malone.
Besides his loving wife Gail of 44 years, Tom is survived by his sons and daughters-in-law, Anthony “Tony” and Jaime Leduc of Bombay, Jacque and Pamela Leduc of Bombay, and Justin Leduc of Bombay; daughters and sons-in-law, Melissa and Gary Bero of Hogansburg and Yvette and Nicholas Jacques of Texas; grandchildren Noah, Jacob and Dayanara Bero all of Hogansburg, Dawson Leduc, Kylie Garrand, Naomi Leduc, and Landon and Trenton Jacques; brothers and sisters-in-law, Gabriel and Claire Leduc of Syracuse, Roland and Lori Leduc of Cadyville, Eugene Leduc of Arlington, TX, Larry and Beverly Leduc of Fort Covington and Paul Leduc of Florida; sister Mona McDonald of Rouses Point; dear nephews and their wives, John and Vicki Leduc of New Hampshire and Jeremy and Kristina Leduc of Bombay; and several nieces and nephews.
Calling hours will be held on Wednesday, February 9, 2011 at the First Christian Church, Brushton, from 2 to 4 p.m. and from 7 to 9 p.m. Funeral services will take place at the church on Thursday, February 10, 2011 at 11:00 a.m. with Rev. Edwin Attaway officiating. Burial will take place in St. Joseph’s Cemetery in the spring.
In Lieu of Flowers, donations may be directed to the Bombay Fire and Rescue Squad or a charity of one’s choice.
Arrangements are under the direction of the Flint Funeral Home, Moira. Online condolences may be made at www.flintfuneralhomeny.com.