Claire M. (Landry) Wilcox – Pawtucket

Claire M. (Landry) Wilcox – Pawtucket

Claire M. (Landry) Wilcox, 82, of Pawtucket, R.I., passed away peacefully on Friday, December 22, 2017, at her home with her loving family at her side. She was the beloved wife of William E. Wilcox, to whom she was married on October 9, 1954 in Central Falls, R.I.

Born on April 23, 1935, in Central Falls, she was the daughter of the late Raoul and Gracia (Cardin) Landry.

Claire was a graduate of Central Falls High School, Class of 1953, and the Hubbard Business School. She worked as a bookkeeper for various businesses in the area for more than 20 years before retiring in 1997.

A warm, loving, and caring woman, she was longtime resident of Pawtucket, having previously lived in South Attleboro, Mass., where she was a member of St. Theresa of the Child Jesus Parish.

In addition to her husband, William, she is survived by her cherished children: Lynn L. Edgely and her husband, Kenneth B. Edgely, of Pawtucket, R.I.; Joyce Rogers of Pawtucket; and Edward W. Wilcox and his wife, Corinna Wilcox, of Attleboro, Mass. She was the adoring grandmother of five grandchildren and the proud great-grandmother of three great-grandchildren. Claire was the sister of Lucille Beliveau of North Providence, R.I.; Robert Landry of North Providence; Gloria St. Jacques of TN; Maurice Landry of Central Falls; and Gerard Landry of Cumberland, R.I. She leaves several nieces and nephews and her extended family.

A Memorial Service will be privately held for Claire at St. Theresa of the Child Jesus Parish in South Attleboro, MA.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in her memory to Hospice VNA Care of Rhode Island, 51 Health Lane Warwick, RI 02886.

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Arrangements are under the direction of the Dyer-Lake Funeral Home, 161 Commonwealth Avenue, Village of Attleboro Falls, North Attleboro, MA 02763. 508-695-0200.