Claire Viola Richardson

November 18, 1937 –  May 26, 2017 

North Woodstock, NH


Claire Viola Richardson of Alpine Village Drive passed away Friday, May 26, 2017 at her home following a long illness.  She was 79.


Born on November 18, 1937 in Waltham, MA she was the daughter of Douglas and Ruth (Pelkey) Nickerson.  Claire grew up in Weston, MA, and attended Weston High School.


On October 14, 1961, she married John Richardson in Weston, MA.


Claire had a love for animals, especially her cats.  She also loved knitting and would knit hats and mittens for the local school children


Besides her husband John of 55 years, she leaves a daughter Dawn Richardson of Woodstock , NH, sons William (Ricky) Richardson and Peter Richardson both of Framingham, MA, Philip Richardson of Ashland, MA; two sisters Jean Mahoney of Marlboro, MA and Gail Ramey of Sandwich, MA; grandchildren Gordon and Doug Richardson.


A Celebration of Life will be held at 5:00pm, Friday, July 21 at the Lincoln American Legion Post, Main St, Lincoln, NH.


In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Linwood Ambulance Service, PO BOX 26, North Woodstock, NH 03262.


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