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Claire Y. (Demers) Bolton

April 3, 1931 ~ December 12, 2019 (age 88)


Bolton, Claire Y. (Demers), 88, of Smithfield, died December 12, 2019 at Rhode Island Hospital.  She was the wife of the late Reggie Bolton.  Born in Providence, she was the daughter of the late Lucien and Grace (Pellerin) Demers.

Claire spent her early years growing up on Harris Avenue in Johnston.  She worked as a quality control supervisor at Mine Safety Appliances, formerly of Esmond, for over 30 years before retiring. She was a member of the Smithfield Senior Center and was an avid bingo player and loved all sports.

She is survived by a son, Robert “Reggie” Bolton and his wife Jean, two daughters, Patrice Bolton and Catherine Harrington and her husband Roger, her brother, William Demers, seven grandchildren and eleven great-grandchildren. She was sister of the late Paul and Bertrand Demers and grandmother of the late Michael Mrozewicz.

Claire’s funeral will be held Wednesday at 9 AM from the Robbins Funeral Home, 2251 Mineral Spring Ave, North Providence, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 10 AM in St. Michael Church, 80 Farnum Pike, Smithfield.  Burial will be in Highland Memorial Park, Johnston. Calling hours are Tuesday 4-8 PM.

Memorial donations may be made to St. Michael Church or the American Cancer Society.

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December 17, 2019

4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Robbins Funeral Home
2251 Mineral Spring Ave
North Providence, RI 02911

Funeral Mass
December 18, 2019

10:00 AM
St. Michael Church
80 Farnum Pike
Smithfield, RI 02917

December 18, 2019

11:15 AM
Highland Memorial Park
1 Rhode Island Ave.
Johnston, RI 02919


American Cancer Society
P.O. Box 22718, Oklahoma City OK 73123
Tel: 1-800-227-2345

St. Michael Church
80 Farnum Pike, Smithfield RI 02917
Tel: 1-401-231-5119

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