WESTFORD - Claire B. (Boucher) Briere, age 95, passed away on Wednesday, March 11, 2015 at the Westford House after a brief illness. She was the wife of the late Leo J. Briere.
She was born in Westford on March 21, 1919, a daughter of the late Eugene and Bertha (Milot) Boucher. Claire was a longtime resident of Westford and was formerly of Quincy. She attended Westford Academy and was a parishioner of St. Catherine of Alexandria Parish.
Prior to her retirement, she was employed at Westford Anodizing for several years. Earlier in her life, while residing in Quincy, she was employed in sales at the Bargain Center in Quincy for twenty years.
Claire was a member of the Cameron Senior Center in Westford and enjoyed reading and music. Her greatest joy was spending time with her family and friends.
She is survived by her two children, Elaine Hickey and her husband John of Westford and Robert Briere and his wife Judith of N. Weymouth; six grandchildren, Lisa Koch and her husband Edward of Ashburn, VA, Lori Bancroft and her husband Ronald of Pepperell, Leslie Doherty and her husband Jonathan of Westford, John Hickey and his wife Kristel of Tyngsboro, Michelle Gaudette and her husband Scott of Milford, NH and Stephen R. Briere of Long Island, NY; also fourteen great grandchildren, three great great grandchildren, a niece, Paula Brule of Westford, one great niece and one great nephew. She was the sister of the late Gisele "Lou" Brule who passed away Sept. 28, 2011, and Lana M. Boucher who passed away March 6, 2015 and aunt of the late C. Lana Boyd.
Relatives and friends may call at the J. A. HEALY SONS FUNERAL HOME, 57 N. Main St., WESTFORD, on Saturday morning, March 14, from 9 until 10:30am. Her Funeral Mass will follow at 11 o'clock at St. Catherine of Alexandria Church, 107 N. Main St., Westford. Interment in St. Catherine Cemetery. Those who wish may make memorial contributions to the Friends of Cameron Senior Center, P.O. Box 2223, Westford, MA 01886. To share your thoughts and memories of Claire, please click the sign guestbook link.