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Obituary: Claire A. Gratton, Winooski

Published January 16, 2016 at 4:00 a.m.
Updated January 16, 2016 at 8:32 a.m.


Claire A. Gratton, 74, a longtime Winooski resident, passed away peacefully on January 7, 2016. Claire attended St. Francis Xavier Church for many years. She loved animals and enjoyed collecting teddy bears, salt and pepper shakers, and cookie cutters. Claire was predeceased by her parents, Arthur and Eleanor Gratton, and five siblings, Armand Gratton, Irene Gaboriault, Arthur Gratton, Gloria Blair, and Elaine Brooks. She is survived by her sister Theresa Galipeau, brother and sister-in-law Raymond and Marcella Gratton, many nieces and nephews, and Lucy, a special dog who was a great comfort to Claire in her final months.

Anyone wishing to make a donation on Claire's behalf can have a Mass said for her at any Catholic Church.

Calling hours will be held on Tuesday, January 12th from 12 to 2 PM followed by a short service at the LaVigne Funeral Home and Cremation Service, 132 Main St, Winooski. Condolences may be shared at

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