MANCHESTER - Claire C. Belisle, 96, of Manchester, died July 15, 2013, at a Manchester hospital from natural causes.
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Born April 16, 1917, in Manchester, she was the daughter of Eugene and Bernadette (Desfosses) Cullerot.
She was educated in Manchester and was employed at several area factories prior to retirement.
An avid golfer for many years and former member of the Derryfield Country Club, she was also a skilled quilter, knitter and seamstress.
Prior to returning to Manchester in 2000, she and her husband, Walter N. Belisle, lived in Fort Myers, Fla., where he died in 1998. They had celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on Oct. 24, 1992.
The family includes four daughters, Judith Conway, Janice Beaudet and her husband, Lucien, Gail Allard and her husband, Denis, and Karen Hendershot; seven grandchildren, Deirdre Conway, Michael Conway, Gary Allard, Stacey Allard, Lynne Lamontagne, Kara Sparrow and Matthew Hendershot; nine great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
She was predeceased by two brothers, Maurice Cullerot and Paul Cullerot; and three sisters, Simone Pelissier, Rita Gufstason and Doris Anderson.
SERVICES: There are no calling hours. Services are private and burial will be at Mount Calvary Cemetery in Manchester. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Veterans of Foreign Wars. Lambert Funeral Home & Crematory, Manchester is assisting the family with arrangements. To leave a message of condolence, visit www.lambertfuneralhome.com.
Lambert Funeral Home
1799 Elm Street Manchester, NH 03104
Published in Union Leader on July 17, 2013