Dr. Claire Quintal
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WORCESTER, Mass. - Dr. Claire Quintal, of Worcester, died on Thursday, April 30, 2020, in St. Vincent Hospital, two days after her 90th birthday following a brief decline in health.

SERVICES: Funeral services were private. Family and friends will gather in Claire's memory at a later time. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Dr. Claire Quintal Memorial Scholarship Fund at Anna Maria College, Paxton, Mass. To view a full obituary and leave condolences see www.ricefuneralhome.com.



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Published in Seacoastonline.com from May 12 to May 15, 2020.
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13 entries
May 15, 2020
I am so grateful to Dr Quintal (and other members of the French Department at Assumption College) for their instruction and motivation that led me to an international career, including 30 years living in Paris. I had such admiration for this strong woman, ahead of her time, and all that she achieved. Camille Verdesca Massol, Assumption College, Class of 1974
Camille Verdesca Massol
May 15, 2020
A classy professor of French. Honored to have learned from her.
Wayne Shepperd
May 15, 2020
My sincere condolences to the Quintal family, especially to her sisters, Sr. Rollande and Cecile, my high-school chemistry teacher -- all three inspiring women for whom I am grateful.
Doris R Brodeur
May 14, 2020
Although, I didn't know her personally, as a student at Anna Maria College I was very familiar with her accomplishments. I will always rememeber her.
natalie pastore
May 9, 2020
A wonderful woman! A great intellect and a big heart!
Paulette LaBarre
May 9, 2020
My sincere condolences to her family especially Sister Rolland Quintal who has been such an important part of my time at Anna Maria College.
Joanne McDonnell
May 9, 2020
My condolence to the family of cousin Claire. She had a full and productive life.

She was highly spoken of by my mom, Gertrude Quintal Balboni.
Judith Pannirello
May 9, 2020
My heartfelt condolences to Cousin Claire's family. My mother and I met her about four decades ago in Chicopee at her French decendent booth. She impressed me so much. She even translated some french postcards for me that I found upon the death of St. Padre Pio that was written by a nun whose mother lived in Montreal. She will always be in my mind and heart.
Donita Bell
Family
May 6, 2020
Claire was a brilliant and dedicated scholar. She helped keep alive French culture in our society. She was a wonderful colleague among the faculty at Assumption. She never failed to support and encourage me in all my endeavors at the College. Her soul now rests in the loving embrace of our God.
Father Andre Dargis
Andre Dargis
May 5, 2020
Claire was a good friend and strong supporter of Notre Dame Academy. We will always remember her as advisor who helped to bring the plans to have Gage House become an international hub to life. With our deepest sympathies-
Lisa Mancini
Head of School
Notre Dame Academy
May 5, 2020
My deepest sympathy and prayers. Claire was an extraordinary person. May she rest in peace.
Sister Ellen Guerin, RSM
May 5, 2020
Claire has been a dear friend for many decades, and I already miss her deeply. I was closely associated with her brother, Armand, and his family. We are all the better for having known Claire over so many years, and all the poorer for having lost her to the viral pandemic. God bless her and her remaining family members.
George C. Brown, OMI
May 5, 2020
Claire was a classy lady! She added dignity
to our Franco-American heritage. Bob Potvin
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