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Claire J. Bois
PAWTUCKET - Claire J. Bois, 93, formerly of Kent Street, Pawtucket, passed away on Tuesday, November 9, 2010 surrounded by her loving family at the Grandview Center in Cumberland.
She was born in Pawtucket, the daughter of the late Antonio and Mary (Papini) Arrighi and was the wife of the late F. Edward Bois. Claire spent her entire life caring for the people she loved and enjoyed their love in return. She was employed as an inspector for the Fram Corporation.
Claire leaves two daughters: Elizabeth Girard and her husband Conrad and Carol Messier and her husband Lionel, both of Pawtucket. She also is survived by her three grandchildren, four step grandchildren, six great-grandchildren, nine step great grandchildren and seven step great great grandchildren. She was predeceased by her brother, Edward Arrighi.
The funeral for Mrs. Bois will be Saturday at 9:00 am from the MANNING - HEFFERN FUNERAL HOME, 68 Broadway, Pawtucket, with a Mass of Christian Burial in St. Teresa's Church, 358 Newport Ave., Pawtucket at 10:00 am. Burial will be in Mt. St. Mary's Cemetery. The calling hours will be Friday 4-7 pm. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Grandview Center, 100 Chambers Street, Cumberland, RI 02864, Memorial Hospital of Rhode Island, 111 Brewster Street, Pawtucket, RI 02860, Home and Hospice Care of RI, 1085 North Main Street, Providence, RI 02904 in Claire's memory. For directions and guest book signatures, please visit manningheffern.com
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