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Sr Marie Claire "Sister Claire-de-Marie" Desrosiers
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Birth: Apr. 2, 1918
Hillsborough County
New Hampshire, USA
Death: Oct. 1, 2006
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.
East Street Cemetery
Worcester County
Massachusetts, USA
Created by: rews2
Record added: Mar 13, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 86716210

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 Added: Mar. 13, 2012

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