Claire worked for 35 years as a Lab Tech for Hunt’s Foods and Shasta Beverages of Northern California. She enjoyed her work. Claire enjoyed bird watching, and listening to country and Irish Music especially, Daniel O'Donnell. Most of all, Claire loved her family and she will be missed by all who knew and loved her.
She was preceded in death by her parents, and a husband, Ronald Furtado, Sr.
Claire is survived by a daughter, Donna Furtado and boyfriend Bill McCulloch of Branson, Missouri; a son, Ronald Furtado, Jr. of Forsyth, Missouri; her brothers and sisters, Peggy Ferri and boyfriend Carroll Allen of Kodak, Tennessee, Jimmy Kennedy and wife Rose of Kodak, Tennessee, Maureen Espinosa and husband Jerry of Red Oak, Iowa, Mary Olney and husband David of Rhode Island, Joan Kennedy of Rhode Island, Eddie Kennedy of Ft. Myers, Florida, and Jack Kennedy of Rhode Island; as well as several nieces and nephews.
No services are planned at this time. Memorial donations in memory of Claire may be made to the family.