Leona M. Clapp

Clapp, Leona 001WESTFIELD – Leona M. Clapp, 89, of Westfield went to be with the Lord on Wednesday, July 2, 2014 after a short stay in a nursing home. She was born in St. Albans, Vermont on July 12, 1924 to Arthur and Lucy (Mercey) Paquette.
She was educated in Connecticut schools and was previously employed as an inspector at the former Torrington Needle Co. She was a communicant of Our Lady of the Blessed Sacrament Church and member of the Moose Club of Westfield. Leona had a great sense of humor and enjoyed playing BINGO, playing cards, knitting and crocheting.
She was predeceased by her first husband, Stephen Pavlovich and her second husband, Bernard Clapp. Leona is survived by her son, Joseph Paquette and his wife Jeni; two sisters, Beatrice Pliska and Jeanne Murzin, all of Westfield. She also leaves four grandchildren and many nieces and nephews. She was also predeceased by her brother, Herman Paquette, and sister, Ruth Vogel. She will be sadly missed by all. Relatives and friends are requested to gather at St. Mary’s Cemetery, 203 Southampton Road, Westfield at 10:00 a.m. on Thursday, July 10 for a graveside service. There are no calling hours. The Legacy Funeral Home of Westfield has been entrusted with the arrangements.
In lieu of flowers, contributions in Leona’s name may be directed to the American Cancer Society, 59 Bobala Rd. #2, Holyoke, MA 01040. Please visit for more information.

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