Leonie Major

Leonie Clemence Major, 67, of Dayton, passed away January 3, 2010 in Casper, Wyoming.

Leonie was born on July 5, 1942 to Norman and Marie Major in Springfield, MA. She enjoyed photography, was a trouble shooter, she loved to fix things and was excellent with her hands. Leonie loved nature, enjoyed traveling, was a very positive woman, loved yard work, planting trees and had a huge love for the Earth. She also loved animals, especially her cats. She was in the Navy and worked in Finance for the Civil Service. She retired after 32 years of working for the government of the United States of America. Leonie was a volunteer at the San Benito Monastery, kept the yard, volunteered in the craft shop and worked at the Senior Center. She had a heart after God.

Leonie is preceded in death by brothers, Laurent Major, Norman Major, Robert Major, Ronald Major, Roy Major, Gerald Major and her parents. She is survived by her sisters Pierrette Bryant of Mansfield, CT, and Suzanne Major of Willimantic, CT.

Christian Wake Service will be Wednesday, January 6, 2010 with visitation at 6:00 p.m. and the Rosary at 7:00 p.m., at Kane Funeral Home. Funeral Service will be Thursday, January 7, 2010, at St. Edmunds Church, in Ranchester, Wyoming, with Father Ron Stolcis officiating.

A luncheon reception will immediately follow at the Tongue River Valley Community Center (TRVCC), the “Old Tongue River High School” in Dayton, Wyoming. Memorials may benefit the San Benito Monastery, P.O. Box 510, Dayton, Wyoming, 82836.

Kane Funeral Home has been entrusted with the arrangements.