Claire (Ricard) Dozois

Claire (Ricard) Dozois
devoted mother; age 90

DRACUT -- Claire (Ricard) Dozois, 90, a resident of Dracut where she resided with her daughter Eileen, died Tuesday, November 13, 2012 at a local health care facility. She was the wife of the late Henry A. Dozois.

Born in Westford on February 2, 1922, she was a daughter of the late Maxime and Rosa (Brule) Ricard.

Prior to her retirement, she was employed by Wang Labs of Lowell. She had also worked in the Forge Mills of Lowell.

Mrs. Dozois was a lifetime member of the Franco American Club in Westford. She was a member of Ste. Marguerite D'Youville Parish in Dracut.

She cherished her time spent with her family. She also enjoyed watching the Patriots, crocheting and dancing.

She is survived by three sons and daughters-in-law, Henry N. and Elaine Dozois of Lowell, Daniel D. and Sharon Dozois of Tewksbury and Richard C. and Lois Dozois of FL; a daughter, Eileen Agrella of Dracut; two brothers, Viateur Ricard and Bernard Ricard, both of Westford; two sisters, Marie Deloge and Bernadette McCarthy, both of Lowell; a sister-in-law, Rita Ricard of Westford; 10 grandchildren, 14 great-grandchildren, several nieces and nephews. She was a sister of the late Ida Finnila, Ollie Pierro, Theresa L'Heureux, George and Gerard Ricard.

DOZOIS -- Relatives and friends may call at the McKENNA-OUELLETTE FUNERAL HOME, 327 Hildreth Street, from 4 until 8 PM on Thursday. Her Funeral Service will be held on Friday morning at 10:30 AM in the Funeral Home. Burial in St. Mary Cemetery. For directions or condolences, please visit

Funeral Home

McKenna-Ouellette Funeral Home
327 Hildreth Street Lowell, MA 01850
(978) 458-6183

Published in Lowell Sun on Nov. 14, 2012