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Claire A. Perreault

July 31, 1936 — July 19, 2022

Bedford, NH

   Claire A. (Lachance) Perreault, 85 of Bedford, NH, passed away in the company of her daughter and grandchildren at her home on Wednesday, July 19, 2022. 

   She was born in Salem, MA on July 31, 1936 to Henry and Irene (Gagne) Lachance. She grew up in Salem, MA and graduated from St. Joseph Academy. Claire raised her family in Danvers, MA and lived in Derry, NH for 15 years, New Port Richey, FL for 15 years and returning to Goffstown NH to be with family.

   Claire held many part time jobs as a waitress and key punch operator. She was also a loving caregiver to her mother. She enjoyed knitting garments for her grandchildren, reading, traveling and baking. 

   She was pre-deceased by her parents, her husband Norman P. Perreault, two siblings Roger Lachance and Lucienne Beauregard and her son-in-law Robert K. Lawrence. 

   Claire is survived by two children, Steven N. Perreault of Florida and Susan M. Lawrence of Webster, NH; five grandchildren, Michelle M. Lawrence and Kevin N. Lawrence and his wife, Angelina , all of Manchester, NH; Robert S. Lawrence and his wife, Stacey of Deering, NH; Katie-Ann L. Poliquin and her husband, Douglas, of Concord, NH and Rosemarie Skilling and her husband, Collin, of Auburn, ME; eight great grandchildren, Robert, Aubrey, Owen, Emilia, Gavin, Elijah, Eleanor and Adeline; a sister, Cecile McGrane of S. Berwick, ME and nieces and nephews. 

   SERVICES: There are no calling hours. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Monday, July 25th at 10:00 a.m. at The Parish of the Transfiguration, 305 Kelley St., Manchester, NH. Committal prayers will follow at the NH State Veterans Cemetery, 110 Daniel Webster Highway, Boscawen, NH. 

   In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Breathe NH, 145 Hollis St., Unit C, Manchester, NH 03101

   Lambert Funeral Home & Crematory, Manchester, NH is assisting the family with arrangements.



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Mass of Christian Burial

Monday, July 25, 2022

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Parish of the Transfiguration

305 Kelley St, Manchester, NH 03102

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Monday, July 25, 2022

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