ROCHESTER - Claudette T. Pattelena, 78, died Saturday, November 10, 2012 at the Frisbie Memorial Hospital in Rochester, after a brief illness.
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Claudette was born in Lowell, Mass. on March 2, 1934, the daughter of Albert and Bernadette (Desmarais) Bibeault and lived in Rochester since 2001, moving from Port Charlotte, Fla. Prior to her retirement, she worked as an assembler for Wang Labratories. She was a Communicant of St. Mary's Church in Rochester, and a former member and past-president of the American Legion Auxiliary in Tingsboro, Mass. She also enjoyed working with arts and crafts.
Surviving members of the family include two sons, Frank Pattelena and his wife Linda of Nashua, and Paul Pattelena of Jaffrey; one grandson, Frank Pattelena, III of Nashua; one sister, Pauline Shapiro of Rochester; as well as several nieces, nephews and cousins.
There will be no calling hours. Friends and family are invited to attend a Mass of Christian Burial at 11 a.m. on Saturday, November 17, 2012 at St. Mary's Church, 71 Lowell Street, Rochester, with burial on Monday, November 19, 2012 at 11 a.m. at the N.H. Veterans Cemetery 110 Daniel Webster Highway in Boscawen, N.H. Arrangements are under the direction of the H.J. Grondin& Son Funeral Home, 177 North Main Street, Rochester, N.H. To sign the online guest book, please visit www.GrondinFuneralHome.com.
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Published in Fosters from Nov. 14 to Nov. 17, 2012