Year of profession :1953
Age: 89 years old
Date and place of death: March 7, 2023 at St Joseph’s Life Center,
Date and place of funeral: Saturday March 11, 2023 11:00 AM,
at Corpus Christi Parish, St Joseph Church, Willimantic CT
She held a B.A. in Education from Diocesan Sisters’ College in Putnam, CT and an M.A. in Business Education from the Catholic University of America in Washington, D.C. In 1956 Sr. Claudette was one of 7 sisters who opened St. Bernard High School for girls in New London, CT within the newly formed Diocese of Norwich. In 1966 she was assigned to Holy Ghost Academy in Tupper Lake, NY, a small co-ed high school. When that school closed its doors in June of 1967 She returned to St. Bernard’s, which was then co-ed. Sr. Claudette served there until 1976 at which time she took a nursing course in Waterbury and went to work at St. Mary Hospital as a dialysis nurse for the next 8 years. In 1985 she went to work as a staff nurse at Roncalli Woodland Rest Home until 1998 when she then became a staff nurse in doctors’ offices at Family Care under the umbrella of Waterbury Hospital. In 2002 Sr. Claudette was appointed Provincial Secretary and served in that capacity until 2018. She joined the community at St. Joseph Living Center in 2019.