Claire J. Poindexter

Claire J. Poindexter, 86, of East Providence passed away on Friday, July 20, 2018 at Rhode Island Hospital. She was the former wife of the late Rudolph Gomes. Born in Providence, she was a daughter of the late Charles D. and Anne E. (Creighton) Poindexter.  Claire was a Secretary, Transcriber and a Investigator at the Veterans Administration Hospital in Providence before she retired.  She was an avid bingo player and enjoyed knitting.  She leaves one son, Jody C. Gomes and his wife Toni Marie of Pawtucket, three sisters, Anita Sims of Georgia, Sheila Facchini of Florida and Doris Steedley of CT., two nieces, Kim Cordwell and Tami McKoy and three great nieces, Lindsey McKoy, Lauren McKoy and Madison Cordwell.  She was the sister of the late Beverly Poindexter.  Her memorial service will be held on Thursday, July 26, 2018 at 11:00 AM in the PERRY-McSTAY FUNERAL HOME, 2555 Pawtucket Avenue, East Providence. Burial will be private.