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Claudette Anna Bouthot Albert, 78, of North Haven, passed away peacefully on May 8, 2013 at the CT Hospice, Branford. She was the wife of A. Austin Albert for 57 years. Claudette was born in Fort Kent, Maine on Sept. 6, 1934; 12th of 13 children to the late Josephal and Clarice Landry Bouthot. They moved to Brunswick, Maine where she attended St. John's Parochial School and was a 1952 graduate of Brunswick High School; she later attended a local beauty school and became a hairdresser. She had worked for the Word Works CT Direct Mail, a bookkeeper at Art's TV & Appliance and later worked at The Advisor Newspaper until her retirement in 1996. Claudette was a parishioner of St. Barnabas Church where she served as Eucharistic Minister and was a member of the Women's Club; she spent her last 15 years of retirement alternating between North Haven in the summer and Sarasota, Fla. in the winter.
She was the loving mother of Maureen (Jean) Desrosiers of New Hampshire, James (Charlotte) Albert of North Haven, Andrew (Tracey) Albert of East Haven, JoAnn (John) Manning of North Haven and David (Denise) Albert of Meriden; grandmother of Michelle and Andrew Desrosiers, Lauren, James and Steven Albert, Ryan and Rebecca Albert, Olivia Manning, Nicole and Helene Albert; sister of Teresa Lachance of Gardner, Mass., Florence Bachand of Brunswick, Maine and Patricia Dagenais of Manchester; sister-in-law of Anne Albert of Brunswick, Maine and Fr. Andrew Albert, S.M. of Our Lady of Lourdes, Boston, Mass. She is also survived by many nieces and nephews.
Services were held May 14, 2013 from the North Haven Funeral Home, followed by a mass of Christian burial at St. Barnabas Church. Interment followed in All Saints Cemetery. Should friends desire, memorial contributions may be made to the CT Hospice, Inc., 100 Double Beach Rd., Branford, CT 06405.
Published in North Haven Citizen on May 17, 2013
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