Jacqueline Ann Leffingwell, age 65, of Saratoga Springs, NY, passed away August 9, 2010 at the Albany Medical Center. Born in Meriden on March 1, 1945, she was a daughter of the late Charles & Anna Cirillo Leffingwell. Jacqueline lived most of her life in Meriden until moving to NY 10 years ago. Jacqueline is survived by her daughters, Kimberly & her husband Steven Bosse of Wolcott, CT, Heidi-Anne Ozmun Herbst & her fiancee Thomas of Wernges, Germany; sons, Leo Richard & his fiancee Jolie of Waterbury, CT, Rick Richard of Gansevoort, NY and Salvatore Empronto of East Albany, NY; sisters, Barbara Boganski of Meriden, Joyce Dorschied of Wolcott, Marjorie LeBlance of Coral Springs, FL and Maryann White of East Windsor, NJ; brothers, Charles Leffingwell of Wolcott, Richard Leffingwell of Pompano Beach, FL and the late Donald Leffingwell; grandchildren, Shannon, Meagan, Nicholas & Kaylie Richard, Sarah & Brittany Bosse, Brandon & Emily Robertson, Domenic & Christopher Herbst and the late Byran Richard. She is also survived by 3 great grandchildren. Jacqueline will be greatly missed by all who knew & loved her. She was a very warm and loving person with a great sense of humor. She enjoyed people, attending church, visits with her family, trips to CT, shopping, the nail salon, getting her hair dyed, decorating her home with every ones pictures, crafts, dolls, bears and angels. Jacqueline was also an animal lover, especially fond of dogs. Relative & friends are invited to attend her funeral service on Wednesday, August 18, 2010 at 11 am in BEECHER & BENNETT - FLATOW FUNERAL HOME, 48 Cook Avenue, Meriden, CT. Burial will follow in Walnut Grove Cemetery, Meriden.

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  1. Dear Kim Bosse & family, Times like these can feel so overwhelming…That’s why we are praying for you & that you may find comfort with cheerished memories of your mom and surround you with Her love. Jim & Pam

  2. Grammie I will always remember the times we had I wish we had more time together. We Should have talked more so u could have gotton to know your 2 great grandchildren better but we love you and will miss you dearly.

  3. If I listen closley I can still hear you saying .I love you Baby Girl.. Everytime we talked you always made sure to tell me you loved .I hope you know how much I love you Gramie. When I look back on our memories together there is usually a laugh somewhere in there because your sense of humor nyour funny stories.We have one of our own that makes me laugh,remember when we were driving to stopnshop n you were to going fast over a speed bump and we both hit our heads on the top of the van it was so funny all we could do was hold our heads n laugh.So many memories ,Swimming in your hott tub in the living room, going to get the chickens eggs,Sleepovers at your house,Your trips here(I always knew when you were coming down because mom would say steve go get diet soda!)Our love for musicals n you have always insisted on me watchin mama mia.Im going to Miss our talks.I only wish that since you had gotten sick this past week I had gotten to talk to you more. I love you Gramie Jackie <3Sarah

  4. Dear Mom I still can’t believe you’re gone. I can’t stop crying and my heart aches so much. I can’t imagine life without you. What I will remember the most about you is what a beautiful person you were and how you were always there for people no matter what it was, and how you loved me, my husband and my girls so much. I’ll remember how we would talk at least 3 times a day and couldn’t go to sleep without saying goodnight and I love you. I find myself going to the phone to call you and realize you’re no longer here to hear you say goodnight and I love you. I will still say goodnight and I love you every night before I go to sleep and remember your voice saying it back to me. So DEAR SWEET MOM rest in peace and I miss you and I love you more then anybody will ever know. Love Your Daughter Kim

  5. Jackie (mom) I will forever hold you in my heart. You were a second mother to me when I was a teenager and I will never forget how funny you were! I miss driving in the car with you because you had a lead foot! I keep thinking about the time you had me wake Ricky up by using the smoke alarm, he was so mad at me, lol. I remember when you took me on vacation with you to the beach. I have so many memories of you, thank you for making me feel so loved and for everything you have done for me and my family. I love and miss you so very much! See you Heaven, RIP my second mom.

  6. Jackie had a tender Mom’s heart for her own children, which she expressed to me on numerous occasions, and she showed tender kindness for my family as well. We loved to laugh with her, and are very sorry in her loss for all who were close to her. I look forward to seeing her, joyful and well, welcome me someday into heaven! Miss you, Jackie! Scott and Dawn Sanger and family

  7. Kaylie Richard, age 5, writes: I love you, Grammie.Have a great day wif Jesus. And I think you are good at gettin me clothes. They are fittin me. kaylie

  8. My Dearest Mother, I am so lost for words but i know my heart is aching so much with the thought of never hugging you again, I know that i was your problem child and we been through alot , i want to thank you for NEVER turning your back on me and always being there when i needed you, you had such a big heart and loved to help people,my heart will be stained of sadness till we see each other again, i am happy to have had you for a mother and i know you loved me and my children with all your heart,we feel the same way, we will never forget what you have done for us,please forgive me for all the wrong i have done you,i know your sitting some where with Grammy and Brian.thank you for being my mom i love you so much and wish i had just one more hug. RIP, your loving son, Ricky

  9. Grandma Jackie, we are all going to miss you so much! I’m happy I came to see you before you left us, I should have snuck you in that diet sprite!! I love you Gram, and i’m glad your no longer in pain. Love Always and Forever, Brea

  10. grandma i remember all the times we talked on the phone and the time you sent me a birthday card or just cards with you writing to me. i wish i was able to see you one more time before you died cause i only saw you at aunt kims and i will always remember that day ill never forget it, and ill never forget you. you will always be in my heart and in my memories. we will all miss you and you will always be with me as an angel looking over me and protecting me. your with everyone else now in a better place pain free and not worrying. i will miss you <3 love you grandma.... love you grandma Meagan

  11. Kaylie Richard, age 5, writes: I love you, Grammie.Have a great day wif Jesus. And I think you are good at gettin me clothes. They are fittin me. kaylie

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