Claire (Marion) Petraitis

 

Claire (Marion) Petraitis, 82 passed away on Wednesday, September 25, 2013 after a short illness at the Life Care Center in Attleboro, MA.  She was the wife of John Petraitis to whom she was married 56 years. Born in South Hadley, Ma. she was a daughter of the late Hector and Antonine (Robidoux) Marion.  Claire grew up in Chicopee, Ma. and graduated from Cathedral High School in Springfield, Ma. She has lived in Rehoboth since 1959. Besides her husband she leaves one son, Jeffrey Petraitis , her two grandchildren Justin and Jennifer all of Rehoboth as well as several nieces and nephews.  She was the sister of the late Constance Wenninger and Donald Marion. Her funeral and visitation will be held on Tuesday at 8:30 AM from the PERRY-McSTAY FUNERAL HOME, 2555 Pawtucket Avenue, East Providence with a Mass of Christian Burial at 10:00 AM in Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church, Taunton Avenue, Seekonk. Burial will be in Rehoboth Village Cemetery. In lieu of flowers contributions in Claire’s memory to the American Cancer Society,30 Speen Street, P.O. Box 9376, Framingham,MA 01701 would be appreciated.