Claire Boag passed away peacefully on August 5, 2016 at her home in Blaine WA, surrounded by family. She was born in Norwalk, Connecticut to Arthur and Caroline Cadotte on December 26, 1927 and raised in Montreal, Quebec Canada. She was preceded in death by her parents, her first husband, Paul Fontaine, brothers Jean, Leo and Armand and sisters Julie, Cecile and Rita and is survived by husband Art Boag, sons Tane (Debra) Fontaine, David (Jan) Fontaine and daughters Pat (John) Opp, Lynda (Mac) Cook and Debi (Wolfgang) Sellinger, 15 grandchildren, 16 great-grandchildren, brother Paul, and sisters Pauline and Jeanne. Claire was a devout Jehovah's Witness and looked forward to the Bible's promise of a resurrection to everlasting life in a new world. - Psalm 37:29 She was an elegant and classy lady who loved spending time with her large family. Her favorite place was outside in the sunshine or watching the beautiful sunsets at Semiahmoo Spit. She will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved her. Memorial service will be held on Saturday, August 13th at 3:00 at the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses 9040 Valley View Rd., Custer, WA. Arrangements by Whatcom Cremation and Funeral. wcremation.com
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Published in Bellingham Herald on Aug. 11, 2016