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From: "Peter McCrae" <>
Subject: [US-OBITS] MCCARDELL: Claire Doris McCardell 2009
Date: Mon, 13 Apr 2009 21:35:13 +0100

NEW BEDFORD, MA - Claire Doris (Parent) McCardell, 82, of New BEDFORD,
passed away peacefully on Monday, March 30, 2009, at Sacred Heart Home,
after a long illness. She was the widow of Donald Richard McCardell and
daughter of the late Herve and Yvonne (Laforest) Parent.

She was a lifelong resident of New BEDFORD and graduated from New BEDFORD
High School. She was a member of the St. Joseph Prayer Group, St. Joseph
Seniors, St. Anne's Sodality and the Legion of Mary. In her leisure time she
enjoyed dancing and knitting.

Survivors include her two daughters Colleen D. Nielsen and her husband Niels
P. of Freetown and Donna L. Avylla and her husband Thomas of Acushnet; five
grandchildren: Dove and Tom Avylla, Miah and Ian Nielsen and Kendyl
Carreiro; two great grandchildren: Lila May Nielsen and Holland Miller; a
brother H. Roger Parent of New Bedford; six sisters Doris Cote, Georgette
Parent and Simone Stemper all of New BEDFORD, Therese Greenwalt of Freetown,
Pauline Lyons of Hatfield and Jeanne Block of Michigan; several nieces and

Visitation will be Wednesday evening 5-7 PM at Rock Funeral Home. Funeral
from the Funeral Home on Thursday at 9 AM followed by her Funeral Mass at
St. Joseph-St. Therese Church at 10 AM. Interment Pine Grove Cemetery.
Published in the Standard-Times on 3/31/2009

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