Bernard J. “Ben” Clavette of Malden passed away on Monday
evening, March 25, 2019, surrounded by his loving family. He was
72. Ben was born in Grand Isle, Maine, one of fourteen children
of the late Patrick & Ozite (Ouellete) Clavette. He was a
graduate of Van Buren Boys High School in Van Buren, Maine.
Ben later moved to the Boston area and resided in Somerville and
later settled in Malden. Ben met the love of his life Rose Marie
Marquis. The couple would later marry in 1967 in Connecticut.
Ben & Rose would start a family and later welcome in, two
daughters Kim & Lori. The couple shared 51 years together,
Ben worked as a laborer for the J.F. White Construction Company
of Boston and later with the Lojac Construction Company as a
carpenter, a vocation he loved. He was an avid New England sport
fan, that didn’t want to leave the house on a Sunday, only
wanting to fill the day with sports. In his spare time he
enjoyed a good old western movie on the television and loved his
fifty’s music. He also enjoyed working a good crossword puzzle,
doing carpentry work around the house and vacationing and
traveling with his wife Rose.
Ben was the loving husband of Rose Marie A. (Marquis) Clavette,
devoted father of Kim M. Chabre and her husband Larry of Malden
& Lori A. Clavette of Revere. Cherished grandfather of Matthew
A. Chabre of Malden & Jeffrey J. Chabre and his wife Nicole of
Billerica. Loving brother of Theresa Violette, Jerry Clavette,
Connie Cyr, Allen Clavette, Rejean Thibideau, Joel Clavette,
Nancy Corbin, Linda Dumond, Gene Clavette, Carol Reed and Lisa
Ben was predeceased by his parents, Patrick & Ozite Clavette
and his sister Claudette Pelletier & his brother Patrick
Relatives and friends are welcome to Ben's visiting hours
Weir-MacCuish Golden Rule Funeral Home, 144 Salem St., Malden
on Friday, March 29, 2019 from 4-8 PM.
Relatives and friends are also welcome to Ben’s Mass of Christian
Burial in the Sacred Heart Parish, 297 Main St., Malden on Sat.,
March 30, 2019 at 10AM. Interment in the Holy Cross Cemetery, Malden
at a later date.
In lieu of flowers, contributions in Ben’s memory may be made to
The Michael Burke Foundation, 24 Marine Rd., Boston, MA 02127.