EASTHAMPTON - A. Claire Lepine, 88, formerly of Easthampton, died Saturday, Jan. 26, 2013 at Mercy Medical Center.
Born in Easthampton, she was the daughter of the late Eugene and Augustine (Lauzon) Lepine.
Claire attended local schools and St. Annes Academy in Regaud, Quebec, Canada.
She retired in 1987 after 44 years as a machine operator for J.P. Stevens and the former United Elastic in Easthampton.
After retirement, she worked for 3 years at the Easthampton Public Library.
She is a communicant of the Our Lady of The Valley Church in Easthampton.
She leaves several nieces and nephews.
Her funeral will be held Wednesday at 10 a.m. at the Boucher-O'Brien Funeral Home, 7 Pleasant St., Easthampton, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 11 a.m. at the Our Lady of The Valley Church. Burial will be in St. Brigids Cemetery in Easthampton.
Calling hours are Wednesday from 9 a.m. until the time of the service.
Donations in her memory may be made to the Our Lady of The Valley Church Beautification Fund, 33 Adams St., Easthampton, MA 01027.
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