FRENCH, Claire Chapman, 76, of Weirton, WV, formerly of Bedford, MA, passed away Sunday, March 30, 2014, at Weirton Medical Center.
She was born October 30, 1937, in Harrisburg, PA, the daughter of the late George Griffing Chapman and Charlotte Helena Rumford Chapman.
Claire was a member of Three Score Seniors, Fun Seekers, AARP, and Moving On.
She retired from the Middlesex County Schools in Bedford, MA as secretary to the superintendent.
Surviving are her children, Diane Ceraolo (Richard) of Weirton, WV, with whom she resided; sons, David French (Sharon) of Rindge, NH, Timothy French (Patty) of Pepperell, MA, Jeffrey French (Christine) of Bedford, MA; grandchildren, Timothy Jr., Mary Kate, Christopher, Alexandria, Michael, Kurt, Ryan; two great-grandchildren.
There will be no visitation in Weirton. Visitation will be held at Shawsheen Funeral Home, Inc., 281 Great Road, Bedford, MA (www.shawsheenfuneralandcremation.com). Burial will be at Shawsheen Cemetery, Bedford, MA.
Arrangements have been entrusted to Steel & Wolfe Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Inc., Weirton, WV.