Claire E. (Ethier) Remillard, 88, of Millville, died Sunday July 29, 2018 in the Lutheran Rehabilitation & Skilled Nursing Center, Worcester. She was the wife of the late Lionel C. Remillard who died in 1989.
Mrs. Remillard was employed for the Polytop Corp. in Slatersville, RI for 5 years until her retirement in 1991. She had previously worked for the former Tupperware Co. in North Smithfield, RI and the former Scotts Woolen Mill in Uxbridge.
Mrs. Remillard was born October 13, 1929 in Uxbridge, the daughter of the late Omer and Laureanne (Thibault) Ethier. She lived in Millville for most of her life and was educated in the Millville school system.
She was a member and volunteer at the Millville Senior Center and a communicant of St. Augustine’s Church where she served on their bereavement committee. She enjoyed sewing, embroidery and babysitting for her family.
Claire is survived by two sons; Marcel L. and his wife Karen Remillard of Westborough and Richard A. and his wife Nicole M. Remillard of Millville, one daughter Evelyn M. and her husband Michael McNamara of Leominster, one brother; Omer F. Ethier of Lake Havasu City, AZ., 10 grandchildren, 16 great grandchildren, 3 great great grandchildren and many nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by two brothers Robert A. Ethier and Joseph M. Ethier and one sister, Madeline J. Trottier.
Visiting hours will be held Thurs. Aug. 2, 2018 from 5-7 PM in the BUMA FUNERALHOME, 101 North Main St., (Rt. 122), Uxbridge.
Funeral services will be held Fri. Aug. 3, 2018 at 9 AM from the funeral home followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 10 AM in St. Augustine’s Church, 15 Lincoln St., Millville, MA 01529.
Interment will follow in St. Mary’s Cemetery, Granite St., Uxbridge.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105-9959, Alzheimer’s Association, MA Chapter, 309 Waverly Oaks Rd. Waltham, MA 02452 or to the American Cancer Society, 30 Speen St., Framingham, MA 01701. www.bumafuneralhome.com