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Clarice LaCroix, 87

NORTH ADAMS, Mass. —  Clarice Ann “Chris” Meehan Reynolds LaCroix, 87 of North Adams died at home on Sunday, November 6, 2022 surrounded by her loving family.

She was born on August 26, 1935 in North Adams, a daughter of George and Irene (Boulerice) Meehan. Raised in North Adams, she attended Notre Dame Grammar School and graduated with the Class of 1954 from St. Joseph’s High School. She was a communicant of St. John Bosco in Stamford, VT.

Clarice was employed in the food industry for many years and was last employed by Harrison Vending in Hoosick Falls, NY. She had been previously employed at HACA and Food Closet in Hoosick Falls.

Clarice married her first husband Robert D. Reynolds on November 11, 1954 and together they lovingly raised ten children. Robert predeceased her on November 22, 1980. She then met and married Bernard P. LaCroix on June 30, 1985. He predeceased her on June 6, 2012.

Clarice took great enjoyment in sewing and crocheting. She also regularly assisted her husband Bernard with the Knights of Columbus breakfasts. She was an avid New York Yankee fan and most recently was able to attend a game in their new stadium.

Clarice is survived by her five daughters; Christine (Bruce) Robare, Laurie (Michael) Kuzia , Kathy (Rodney) Eilers , Cheryl (Anthony) Randall , and Pamela (Wallace) Chenail and five sons; Robert D. Reynolds, Jr. (partner Natalie) , Kenneth Reynolds (partner Rosita Serrano) , Bradley Reynolds (partner Linda Ziemba) , Nathan Reynolds and Glenn (Anne) Reynolds. In addition, she leaves five stepsons; Norman (Kimberly) LaCroix , Paul LaCroix, Richard (Linda) LaCroix , Thomas LaCroix and Michael (Anne) LaCroix . She also leaves behind 28 grandchildren, 32 great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her brothers Philip, Ronald, Bernard, Richard Meehan, sister Geraldine Haring and daughter-in-law Linda Reynolds.

FUNERAL SERVICE: A Liturgy of Christian Burial to celebrate the life of Clarice will be celebrated on Tuesday November 15, 2022 at 11 a.m. at St. Elizabeth of Hungary Church. Calling hours will be on Monday November 14, 022 from 3:00 – 7:00 PM at the Flynn & Dagnoli Funeral Home – WEST CHAPEL – 521 West Main Street. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Hospice of the Berkshires or Pop Cares in care of the Flynn & Dagnoli Funeral Home – WEST CHAPEL – 521 West Main St. North Adams, MA 01247. To add to the Book of Memories, please visit

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I am so sorry about your mom's passing. She was so blessed to have her children with her to the very end and what a beautiful family you all are to have given her that. My condolences are with you all at this time, and may you all cherish all your beautiful memories. RIP Chris
from: Pam Sistoon: 11-22-2022

My deepest sympathies and condolences to the family. She always welcomed me in her home growing up and truly will be missed. She was a great soul! Rest in Peace Mrs. Reynolds LaCroix.
from: Laura Champagneon: 11-15-2022

My condolences to the entire Reynolds family.. Your mom was a super nice woman. May she rest in peace
from: Christopher LaCasseon: 11-11-2022

I could not ask for a better mom. You will be missed dearly. I really enjoyed our last few months watching our wagon train. You always made my day. Thank you for being the best mom ever. I miss you already but you will never be forgotten. Love you eternally. Till we meet again.
from: Kathy Eilerson: 11-10-2022

Laurie, Pammy, Cheryl,
My deepest condolences to you, your families, and loved ones on the loss of your mom. She was a sweet woman who I always enjoyed seeing. You're such wonderful people so we know just how special your mom is. I know how it hurts to say goodbye to your mother but for me I hold treasured memories in my heart. You're in my thoughts and I send all my best.
from: Marcia Moonon: 11-09-2022

I will miss talking to you and catching up on news about our families. You were a dear friend and I will miss you dearly. My condolences to the family.
from: Patsy Chalifouxon: 11-09-2022

Kathy and family, Dave & I sorry to hear of your mom’s passing. Please know that you are in our thoughts and prayer's
Sue &Dave Emery
from: on: 11-09-2022

Laurie and Family,

I am so sorry to hear of the loss of your mother.
from: Pam Kidderon: 11-08-2022

I am so sorry for your loss. We will miss her. We will always drive by looking at her porch for her trash.
from: Marcia and Andrew Brownon: 11-08-2022

Love you to the mood and back one million times great grandma miss you tons thank you for everything!! love this family to death!!
from: Savanah reynolds on: 11-08-2022

R.I.P Aunt Chris will miss our phone calls.

Favorite Red Sox Fan.
from: Brenda on: 11-08-2022

Our deepest condolences to your family. Our thoughts and prayers are with you. ???
from: Kevin & Shannon Gamacheon: 11-08-2022

My condolences to you all. You were all a special part of my life many moons ago. I’ll always cherish the time I spent at your house on Daniels Rd. She will forever be Mrs. Reynolds’s to me ?
from: Jane Schnopps on: 11-08-2022

So sorry for your loss. You are all in my prayers.
from: Nancy Dube Saccoon: 11-08-2022

My sincere condolences to your family. May she rest in eternal peace.
from: Mike Cardinalon: 11-08-2022

Such a great woman you raised 10 beautiful children rest in peace Mrs Reynolds
from: on: 11-08-2022

Deepest sympathies to her entire family. Your in our thoughts.
from: Lisa & Scott Lincolnon: 11-08-2022

Mom you will be missed by so many! Thank you for being a great part of my life!! I will cherish the memories we had together! I will take good care of you baby boy!?? ??

Lots of Love
from: Anne on: 11-08-2022