- Daniel L. Leclerc, 63, of Orland, died Friday, Dec. 2, 2016, at his home with his wife by his side. Born Sept. 17, 1953 in Grand Falls, Canada, he was the son of Joseph Adlard Leclerc and Dorothy (Boulier) Boenig.
Daniel married Anne (Robshaw) in Orland on March 27, 2003. He loved his family, and his children and grandchildren were his focus at all times. He will be remembered as a loyal, kind, steadfast, and honest man that loved with his whole heart. He was always willing to lend a hand to help a person in need. He was an avid basketball fan and enjoyed watching, playing, and talking about it whenever he had a chance. He played basketball at Caribou High School and then in college at Northern Maine Technology. He never missed the baseline 3 point shot. He was an avid North Carolina Tar Heels fan. He loved to camp and took his children every summer when they were young and then his grandchildren. He enjoyed spontaneous trips with his wife and took great pride in gardening and caring for his lawn.
Daniel was dedicated to service organizations and belonged to the Anah Shriners, Bangor, ME, was a member of the Anah Shrine Funsters where he was Donald Duck, Knights Temple, Blanquefort Commandery No. 13, Ellsworth, ME, Grand Royal Arch Chapter, Acadia Chapter No. 31, R.A.M. Ellsworth, ME, Grand Lodge of Maine, A.F. & A.M., Lygonia Lodge No. 0040, Ellsworth, along with a Rainbow Dad when his daughter was involved with the Rainbow Girls.
He is survived by his wife Anne, 2 children, Marc Allen Leclerc and Aimee Lynn Nilsson and her husband Kevin, 2 step children, Josh and Kate Smith, 5 grandchildren, Ethan and Nolan Leclerc and Hannah, Keegan, and Kamron Nilsson, mother to Ethan and Nolan, Janet Crossman, 4 siblings, Donald Leclerc and his wife Vicki, Dianne Thompson, Darlene Chapman, and Dwayne Leclerc and his wife Theresa, 4 brother and sister-in-laws, Jeff Robshaw and his wife Sandy, Mary Hauger and her husand Geoff, Peter Robshaw, and Martha Accola and her husband Steve, along with many nieces, nephews, and cousins.
He was predeceased by his parents, Adlard and Avis Leclerc, Dorothy and Bill Boenig.
Donations may be made in Daniel's memory to the Anah Shriner's Children Hospital c/o Anah Temple Shrine, PO Box 735, Bangor, ME04402 or at www.shrinershospitals.org/Donate.
There will be no services at this time per his request. Arrangements are under the care of Mitchell-Tweedie Funeral Home, 28 Elm St., Bucksport, ME. www.mitchelltweedie-young.com
Published on  December 5, 2016