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Claire LaBonne Byrnes

Birth
Jewett City, New London County, Connecticut, USA
Death
23 Jan 1994 (aged 86)
Waterbury, New Haven County, Connecticut, USA
Burial
Burial Details Unknown
Memorial ID
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Funeral services for Mrs. Claire L. (LaBonne) Byrnes, 86, formerly of Middlebury Road, were held Wednesday, January 26, at 9:15 a.m. from the O'Neill Funeral Home, Oakville, to St. John the Evangelist Church, Watertown, for a Mass at 10 a.m. Burial was to be at the family's convenience.

Mrs. Byrnes, widow of Edmund L. Byrnes, who died in 1970, died Sunday, January 23, at Waterbury Hospital. She was born in Jewett City, December 22, 1907, daughter of the late George and Celina (Gagnon) LaBonne. She lived in Watertown since 1946, was a graduate of St. Mary's School of Nursing, and worked at St. Mary's and Waterbury hospitals for many years before serving as a lieutenant in the U.S. Army Nurses Corps. She served in Africa and Italy during World War II. She was a charter member of the Watertown Art League and was well known for her paintings. She maintained her active interest in painting at the Waterbury Extended Care Facility on Bunker Hill Road. Mrs. Byrnes was a communicant of St. John the Evangelist Church and was a member of its Council of Catholic Women.

She leaves a brother, Lee LaBonne of Somers, N.Y., and several nieces and nephews.

Town Times – January 27, 1994

Funeral services for Mrs. Claire L. (LaBonne) Byrnes, 86, formerly of Middlebury Road, were held Wednesday, January 26, at 9:15 a.m. from the O'Neill Funeral Home, Oakville, to St. John the Evangelist Church, Watertown, for a Mass at 10 a.m. Burial was to be at the family's convenience.

Mrs. Byrnes, widow of Edmund L. Byrnes, who died in 1970, died Sunday, January 23, at Waterbury Hospital. She was born in Jewett City, December 22, 1907, daughter of the late George and Celina (Gagnon) LaBonne. She lived in Watertown since 1946, was a graduate of St. Mary's School of Nursing, and worked at St. Mary's and Waterbury hospitals for many years before serving as a lieutenant in the U.S. Army Nurses Corps. She served in Africa and Italy during World War II. She was a charter member of the Watertown Art League and was well known for her paintings. She maintained her active interest in painting at the Waterbury Extended Care Facility on Bunker Hill Road. Mrs. Byrnes was a communicant of St. John the Evangelist Church and was a member of its Council of Catholic Women.

She leaves a brother, Lee LaBonne of Somers, N.Y., and several nieces and nephews.

Town Times – January 27, 1994

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