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Leona C. Chamberlin, 89, of Monterey

Leona Chamberlin lived in North Canaan, Conn., from 1958 - 1978, working for a doctor for 14 years and, following his death, for the Canaan National Bank/Salisbury Bank until her retirement.

Leona C. Chamberlin, 89, of Monterey died peacefully at her home on Friday, July 10, 2016. She was born September 3, 1926 in East Angus, Quebec, Canada, the daughter of Eugene and Mabel (Hayes) Champigny. She lived in North Canaan, Conn., from 1958 – 1978, working for a doctor for 14 years and, following his death, for the Canaan National Bank/Salisbury Bank until her retirement. Moving back to Monterey, she enjoyed her family and home for the rest of her years. Leona was warm and welcoming to everyone she met and shared her laughter with all.

She leaves her daughter, Linda Thorpe, of Monterey; three grandchildren: Donald Whitbeck of Great Barrington, Ellen Whitbeck and her husband, David Bell, of Monterey, and Patricia Thorpe and her partner, Edward Davidson, of Monterey; one great-grandson, Cody Funk, of Monterey; one sister, June Tryon, of Monterey; one brother, Earl Champigny, of Monterey; a special “daughter,” Charlotte Zagurski, of Connecticut; and many nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her partner of 40 years, Felix Zagurski; and by seven brothers: Carl Champigny and Paul, Vernon, Virgil, Leon, Orville, and Weston Vosburgh.

Following her wishes, graveside services were held on Sunday, July 10, 2016 at Corashire Cemetery, Monterey. Donations in her memory may be made to the Eleanor Sonsini Animal Shelter, Pittsfield, MA. Condolences may be made through birchesroyfuneralservices.com.

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