Paul H. Letiecq

By Orleans Hub Posted 11 June 2019 at 9:05 am

Paul Letiecq

Service Announcement:

The Reverend Paul H. Letiecq, of Albion, passed away on Nov. 7, 2018.

Reverend Letiecq was born in Buffalo, April 7, 1934, a son of the late Henry and Jeanette (Hull) Letiecq. When he was a child, his family moved to Briarcliff Manor, N.Y., where he graduated from Briarcliff High School. He graduated from Brown University and Princeton Seminary in 1963.

He married the former Margaret “Peg” Goodspeed on Aug. 20, 1955. In 1982, they moved to Holley, where he served as the pastor of Holley Presbyterian Church for 10 years. He later served as the pastor of the Universalist Church of Middleport for over 20 years.

Rev. Letiecq was a member and past president of the Cobblestone Society, Planned Parenthood, and was active with the prison ministry at the Orleans and Groveland correctional facilities. He was an active member of Gaines Carlton Community Church. In earlier years, he enjoyed playing tennis. He loved gardening, nature, birds, and camping with family and friends. He was a supporter of National Public Radio and the Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra.

He is survived by three sons, Russell (Sue) Letiecq of Easton, Pa., Laurence (Kimberly Wagner) Letiecq of Phillipsburg, N.J., and Jonathan (Angelika Alvarez) Letiecq of Albion; brothers, Lawrence Letiecq of Sandy Creek, N.Y. and Norman Letiecq of Elkton, Md.; sister-in-law, Shirley Letiecq of Sunderland, Vt.; nephew, William Bostwick of Albion; and several nieces and nephews.

He was predeceased by his wife, Margaret, in 2008; son, Andrew, in 2011; and brother, Phillip, in 2012.

His memorial service will be held on Sat., June 22 at 1 p.m. at Gaines Carlton Community Church, 4585 Ridge Road W., Albion NY 14411. Rev. David Beach will officiate.

Memorials may be made to the Cobblestone Society, or to Gaines Carlton Community Church.

Arrangements are with Cooper Funeral Home, Medina. Please share condolences at