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Claire O. Wojtyto
PAWTUCKET - Claire O. (Therrien) Wojtyto, 90, formerly of Douglas passed away after an illness at the Pawtucket Skilled Nursing Center in Pawtucket, RI where she was a resident.
She is survived by 2 sons Thomas W. Wojtyto and his wife Nancy of Rumford, RI and John P. Wojtyto and his wife Dale of Pahrump, NV; 4 grandchildren, Shawn, with whom she lived prior to nursing home placement, Matthew, Victoria, and Sarah Wojtyto; and several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by a son Patrick H. Wojtyto; 2 sisters; Eva Vanness and Margaret Valcourt; and 4 brothers; Edward, Edmund, William, and Henry Therrien.
Born in Douglas, MA on Feb. 20, 1923 she was the daughter of William and Ida (Gauthier) Therrien and grew up and lived most of her life in Central Falls and Pawtucket. She worked for Hasbro Co. in Pawtucket for 27 years until her retirement in 1988. She was a member of St. Denis Church in Douglas where she was a member of the Ladies of St. Anne's Society and also a member of St. Leo the Great Church in Pawtucket, RI.
Her funeral will be held Tues. July 30 from Jackman Funeral Home, 7 Mechanic St., Douglas with a Mass at 11 a.m. in St. Denis Church, 23 Manchaug St. Burial will follow in St. Denis Cemetery. Calling hours at the funeral home will be held on Tues. July 30 from 8:30 10:30 a.m. In lieu of flowers, donations in Claire's memory may be made to Catholic Charities, 9 Spring St., Whitinsville, MA 01588 or Dog Orphins, 90 Webster St., Douglas, MA 01516. To leave a condolence message for the family, please visit
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