Leah E. Renshaw Clark

July 2, 1936December 16, 2013

Norwich- Leah Edith Clark, of Norwich, died December 16, 2013 with her family and friends by her side. She was a loving mother and friend to many. Leah was the daughter of the late Ralph and Isabelle Renshaw. She is survived by 3 children, Kimberly Missino and husband James Amado of Norwich, Marlene Bates and husband Joe Bates Sr. of MI, Richard Jorden of Norwich, 3 sisters Michele Lauzon of VT, Jane Lambertson of Maine, Cheryl Armstrong of Lisbon; 2 brothers Wesley Renshaw and Herbert Renshaw of TN; grandson Joe Nathen Bates Jr. serving in the USAF in Japan; 1 great granddaughter Marlina Marishawn Bates, numerous nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by 3 brothers and her husband Dean Clark of Norwich. She was a member of the VFW Women’s Auxiliary in Taftville. Leah’s family would like to thank the numerous doctors, nurses and staff at Harrington Court for their care. A funeral service will be held at the Church and Allen Funeral Home in Norwich on Friday, December 20, 2013 at 11 am. A calling hour will be held one hour prior from 10am to 11 am. Burial will follow in Maplewood Cemetery in Norwich, with a repast to follow the burial. To leave a message of condolence for Leah’s family, please visit her memorial at The Church and Allen Funeral Home, 136 Sachem St. Norwich, is entrusted with arrangements.


  • Visitation Friday, December 20, 2013
  • Funeral Service Friday, December 20, 2013

Leah E. Renshaw Clark

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December 21, 2013

Nice photo of you Leah. You made me laugh even when I didn't want to. I can't watch Wheel of Fortune with out hearing you yell out WHEEL OF FORTUNE!at the beginning of the show now. Rest in Peace and chase down Merv Griffin!

Barbara Jandreau

December 20, 2013

I remember Leah from the village,and walking the railroad tracks with her to school.My sincere sympathy goes out to the family.....

Jim Renshaw

December 20, 2013

My Lovely Cousin Leah. I remember the good times when we were teenagers in Plainfield and Jewett City. We had some great times, growing up together. That's how I remember you. So sorry you're gone, but we are all better people having known you. You will be missed my Cousin

Jim Renshaw, Los Banos, Ca.

Sandy DeRose-Waterman

December 20, 2013

Our thoughts and prayers are with you on the passing of your mom.We pray the love of God enfolds your journey through grief and comforts you.

Sheila Bates

December 20, 2013

So sorry for the loss of a very funny, engaging and invigorating woman. We are praying for you and your family. May God cover you, keep you, encourage you and give you strength during this difficult time.

Kimberly Missino

December 20, 2013


Greg Renshaw

December 20, 2013

Our condolences to eveyone on Aunt Leah passing and our best wishes and love to everyone.

Wendi Eaton

December 19, 2013

Kimmie I am so sorry to hear about Mom. My love and deepest sympathy to you and your family. Wendi from Pendleton

December 19, 2013

Our deepest Sympathies on the passing of a wonderful lady.

Mary Ingelsby

December 18, 2013

You know how much you mean to me my friend, and if I weren't laid up, I would be right by your side!! Just please know I am here. You were such a strong & amazing daughter to your mommy. She will be on your side, so you best behave...and when youre sad, just remember all of the great laughs you had with her, like " butter the biscuits"!
I love you Kim...and I love you mama
May she now rest in peace xo