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Claire Johnson

Claire S. Johnson

Wednesday, May 30th, 1923 - Friday, September 27th, 2019
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Claire S. (Saucier) Johnson
1923 - 2019

Waterbury, CT Claire S. (Saucier) Johnson, 96, of Judith Lane, the widow of John William Johnson, Jr., died peacefully on September 27, 2019 in the VITAS Innovative Care Unit at St. Mary’s Hospital surrounded by loving family.

Claire was born on May 30, 1923 in New Brunswick, Canada a daughter of the late Fortunat and Estelle (Baker) Saucier. Claire retired after working many years at Scovill Manufacturing, U.S. Rubber and Benrus. Claire enjoyed taking care of her children, grandchildren and great grandchildren, cleaning and family.

Claire is survived by her daughters, Lillian Johnson, Eleanor Johnson, Beatrice Johnson, Maryellen Cuatt, Theresa Johnson, and Barbara Johnson; her son, John W. Johnson, III “Tiger Bill”; her 16 grandchildren, 13 great grandchildren, 1 great great grandchild; her sisters, Rita LeBrun, Theresa Dotson and Gladys Saucier and many nieces and nephews. In addition to her husband and her parents, Claire was predeceased by her 4 brothers and 1 sister.

Claire’s family would like to thank everyone on the 3rd and 7th floors and in the VITAS Unit at St. Mary’s Hospital for the wonderful care that they provided.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Saturday at 10:00am at The Shrine of St. Anne,
515 South Main Street, Waterbury. Everyone is kindly asked to meet at church. Burial will follow in Grove Cemetery, Naugatuck. There are no calling hours and arrangements have been entrusted to the Buckmiller Thurston Mengacci Funeral Home, 82 Fairview Avenue, Naugatuck. In lieu of flowers, contributions to honor Claire’s memory can be made to a charity of the donor’s choice.
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Service Details

  • Mass of Christian Burial

    Saturday, October 5th, 2019 | 10:00am
    Saturday, October 5th, 2019 10:00am
    Shrine of St. Anne
    515 South Main Street
    Waterbury, Connecticut 06706
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
    Rev. Lee Hellwig
  • Interment

    Saturday, October 5th, 2019 |
    Saturday, October 5th, 2019
    Grove Cemetery
    Cross Street
    Naugatuck, Connecticut 06770
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lynn nobile

Posted at 04:19pm
She was dearly loved and will be greatly missed. Aunt Claire always brightened up every family get together with her cheerfulness and great love for all her family. With love and prayers, Lynn Johnson Nobile

Aunt Theresa Dotson

Posted at 12:54pm
My thoughts, prayers, and condolences are with the entire family and God will help you go through the grievance process.
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