Kathy Chambers

MEDFIELD - Kathleen Marie (Leclaire) Chambers, 42, a former manager at Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Massachusetts, died July 30 in Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston after a long illness.

Born in Windham, Conn., she graduated from Windham public schools and Northeastern University. In 1997, she received a master's degree in training and development from Leslie College. She previously lived in Franklin. Mrs. Chambers worked for the past four years as a personnel manager for Blue Cross and Blue Shield in Boston. She previously worked as human resources director for CTI Cryogenics of Mansfield.

She was the wife of John R. Chambers.

In addition to her husband, she leaves two sons, Conor Alan and Patrick Nathan; a sister, Jacqueline Chalifoux of Lebanon, Conn.; a brother, James Leclaire of Fort Worth, Texas; and several aunts, uncles, nephews, nieces, and cousins.

She was the daughter of Theresa Leclaire of Lebanon, Conn., and the late Real Paul Leclaire. A memorial service was held Tuesday in the United Church of Christ in Medfield.