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Sr Marie Claire "Sister Claire-de-Marie" Desrosiers
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Birth: Apr. 2, 1918
Greenville
Hillsborough County
New Hampshire, USA
Death: Oct. 1, 2006
Petersham
Worcester County
Massachusetts, USA

Sister Marie-Claire Desrosiers, 88, of the Sisters of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin, of North Main Street, died Sunday, October 1, 2006 at Assumption Residence after a short illness.

Formerly known as Sister Claire-de-Marie, she professed 63 years of religious vows. Born in Greenville, New Hampshire, she was the daughter of Fernand and Ducilda (Belanger) Desrosiers. She obtained a bachelor's degree from Rivier College and a master's degree from Providence College.

Sister taught the primary grades in several places including Southbridge, Northbridge, Spencer and Uxbridge. For the remainder of her religious life she performed varied community services: caring for the sick, tending the garden and participating in the prayer ministry.

In addition to her sisters in community, Sr. Marie Claire is survived by a brother, Frederick of North Miami, FL; a sister, Rose Marie Richardson of Aurora, CO as well as nieces, nephews and cousins. She is predeceased by a brother and a sister.

A funeral Mass will be celebrated Wednesday, October 4, 2006 at 10:00 a.m. in the Assumption Residence Chapel, 211 N. Main St., Petersham. Burial will be at the East Street Cemetery, Petersham. Calling hours at the Residence are Tuesday, October 3, 2006 from 2:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in her memory to the Sisters of the Assumption Retirement Fund, P.O. Box 128, Petersham, MA 01366.
 
 
Burial:
East Street Cemetery
Petersham
Worcester County
Massachusetts, USA
 
Created by: rews2
Record added: Mar 13, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 86716210
 


- rews2
 Added: Mar. 13, 2012
 
 
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