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Clare Ronald "Tink" Leach - Gull Harbor, Stuart, Florida,
formerly of Hartford, Mich., passed away Sunday [Nov 9, 1975]
afternoon in a West Palm Beach hospital. He was born February 18,
1908 in Hartford, son of Grace Leach and the late Clare O. Leach.
Mr. Leach was married October 4, 1934 in Michigan City, Ind. to
Mollie Pearl (Billie) Maynard. He was a retired commercial pilot; he
also had an honorary commission with the Florida Civil Air Patrol.
He is survived by his wife, Mollie, a son, Jason Rodney Leach at
home; his mother, Grace Leach of Hartford; a brother, Harold (Jack)
Leach of Hartford. Funeral arrangements are being handled by the
Aycock Funeral Home, Stuart, Florida. Local arrangements are
incomplete at the Calvin Funeral Home, Hartford. Memorials may be
given to the Heart Association.
Source: Kalamazoo Gazette Mon Nov 10, 1975.
Tink was a
1927 Hartford High School graduate.
Weston, Hartford, MI, passed away
July 22, 1975. Mr. Weston was 74, he lived at 1932 Burlingame S.W.
Grand Rapids, MI, formerly of Hartford, MI, died early today in
Butterworth hospital, Grand Rapids, MI
Mr. Weston had been employed 49 years as an engineer for
Chesapeake and Ohio RR, retiring in 1970. Surviving are his widow
the former Florence Folts, a son Ronald of Grand Rapids and a
daughter Florence Joy of Grand Rapids, MI
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