Claire L. (Fontaine) Bergeron

of Leominster; 91

LEOMINSTER -- Claire L. (Fontaine) Bergeron, 91, of Leominster, died Monday, November 12, 2012, in Health Alliance Leominster Hospital. She was born on December 16, 1920, in Leominster, MA, was the daughter of Arthur and O'Divine (Labossier) Fontaine. She was a high school graduate and then went on to attend classes at Mount Wachusett Community College. She worked as a hairdresser for Renee's Beauty Salon, Tish and Redman Hair Salon, and Irene's Beauty Salon. She was a member of St. Cecilia's Parish in Leominster. She is survived by her three daughters Elaine C. Cormier and her husband Dennis of Ashburnham, Jeanne T. Kiley of Meriden, C.T., Marilyn J. Bergeron of Brockton, a brother Albert Fontaine of Deerfield Beach, F.L., two sisters Florence Reynolds and her husband Glenn and Theresa Vaillette all of Leominster, her grandchildren Brian Cormier, Lisa Magaraci, Jessica Belyea, and Philip Puliafico, and six great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband of 65 years Joseph G. Bergeron on February 28, 2007, and her son Roger Bergeron.

BERGERON -- The funeral will be held on Thursday November 15, 2012 with a funeral mass at 10:00 a.m. in St. Cecilia Church, 168 Mechanic Street, Leominster, Burial will follow in St. Cecilia Cemetery, Leominster. A calling hour will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. in the funeral home. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to N.E. Chapter of the , 85 Astor Ave., Suite 2, Norwood, MA 02062. To light a candle, sign the guestbook or send a message of condolence please visit

Published in Sentinel & Enterprise on Nov. 14, 2012