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Claire M. Calderone

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Claire M. Calderone Obituary
Claire M. (Gostkowski) Calderone 85, of Franklin, died peacefully, with her family at her side, Sunday May 1, 2016 at the Timothy Daniels House in Holliston. She was the beloved wife of the late Anthony J. Calderone, who died in 1995. Born June 27, 1930 in Sayreville, New Jersey a daughter of the late Anthony and Tekla (Lukaszewicz) Gostkowski, she was a Franklin resident since 1966. She was raised and educated in New Jersey, and was a retired bank teller, having worked at Dean Bank in Franklin for over 25 years. Claire was devoted to her family and friends. She was a volunteer for the Franklin Senior Center, the Friends of Franklin, was a poll worker at town elections, and at St. Marys Church annual Feast of St. Rocco. She also enjoyed playing cards. She is survived by her children; Diane C. Zerafa and her husband Charles of Olney, MD, Nancy Ydoate and her husband Charlie of Holliston, Linda Dunn and her husband Thomas of Hampton, NH, Anthony T. Calderone and his wife Linda of Franklin and Michael J. Calderone and his wife Cindy of Germany, a sister Eleanor Zentek of New Jersey. Also surviving are her cherished grandchildren; Joseph & Michael Zerafa, Alexander, Stephanie & Kristen Ydoate, Ryan, Colin, & Eric Dunn, and Tony Calderone. She was the sister of the late Anthony, John, & Henry Gostkowski, Helen Chmura, Jane Smith and Janet Gostkowski. Relatives and friends are invited to attend her funeral Fri. May 6th, at 9:15AM from the Charles F. Oteri & Son Franklin Funeral Home 33 Cottage St. followed by a funeral Mass in St. Marys Church 1 Church Sq. Franklin at 10AM. Interment will follow at the parish cemetery. Calling hours are Thurs. from 4-8PM at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, donations in her memory may be sent to Lifeworks, 789 Clapboardtree St., Westwood, MA 02090 Guestbook/directions www.oterifuneralhome.com
Published in The Country Gazette from May 3 to May 13, 2016
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