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Claire Hilliard
December 27, 1923 - June 3, 2017

Claire Hilliard, born December 27, 1923 in Portsmouth, New Hampshire, passed away peacefully at age 93 on June 3, 2017 at her home at Brookdale Uptown Whittier, CA.

She was married to James B. Hilliard (deceased) of Bonham, Texas. She is survived by her daughters, Karen Land (Barry Thornton) and Julie Tuttle (Brad Tuttle), as well as three grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren, as well as her longtime friend Mary Eaby. Claire was devoted to her family and also greatly enjoyed her many dogs over the years.

Claire retired at age 80 from longtime employment at the Whittier Daily News and enjoyed extensive travel with her
daughter Karen following her retirement. She was also a longtime member of the Whittier Presbyterian Church.

Services were held at Rose Hills Memorial Chapel on June 8, 2017 and she was laid to rest at Rose Hills Cemetery next
to her husband and not far from her parents, Frank Leslie Titsworth and Mabelle Titsworth.
Published in Whittier Daily News from June 17 to June 20, 2017
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