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Claire M. Doucette

1929 - 2021


Claire M. (Walsh) Doucette, a lifelong resident of Malden, passed away on Wednesday, September 21, in Peabody.  Claire was born in Stoneham in 1929, the daughter of Francis and Ruth Walsh.  She was raised in Malden, and graduated from Malden High School with the Class of 1947.  In 1952, she married her sweetheart, John A. Doucette, and the two settled down in Malden to raise their family.  Claire and John were married for over 57 years until his passing in 2009.  

Claire was an active member of St. Josephs Church in Malden, and was a member of the St. Josephs Womens Club, as well as serving as a Eucharist Minister.  She was also a member of the Crystal Community Club in Wakefield.  She enjoyed traveling with her husband, and cherished her family.

She is survived by her daughters, Linda Cox of Peabody, Gail Surette and husband Jim of Malden, Christine Barbas of Malden, Diane Doucette of Exeter, NH, her son in law Dan Cox of Beverly, her grandchildren, Jonathan Surette of Haverhill, Stephanie Skoog of N. Reading, Ryan Cox of Peabody, Christopher Surette of Saugus, Amy Brennan of Lynnfield, Ariana Barbas of Saugus, her great grandchildren, Giuliana and Antonio Surette and Morgan and Emma Skoog, her niece Kathleen Walsh Becker, and her nephews, Joseph, Kevin, Thomas and David Walsh.

Claire was preceded in death by her husband John,  her parents Francis and Ruth Walsh, her siblings, Francis Walsh and Joseph Walsh, her niece Patricia Stephenson, and her nephew Jack Walsh.

Funeral from the Weir-MacCuish Golden Rule Funeral Home, 144 Salem St, Malden, on Monday, September 27th at 9 am followed by a Mass of Christian Burial in St. Joseph’s Church, Malden, at 10 AM. Interment to follow in Forest Dale Cemetery, Malden.


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