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Bertha A (Newton) LaClaire

July 6, 1923 ~ April 9, 2017 (age 93)
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Message from Tom Bridgman and family
April 10, 2017 4:29 PM

Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. We are very sorry for your loss.
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A candle was lit by Sue on April 11, 2017 8:58 AM
Message from Julie Woynar
April 11, 2017 9:31 AM

To the LaClaire family,
It is with a heavy heart that I write this. Your mother was a gem in this world. Growing up next door , Ma always made me feel welcome and safe. I remember most the maple syrup that she made in the kitchen. She was a woman of few words, but they were words of wisdom for me. Even today I catch myself quoting her. She was loved my many and will be missed by all.
Message from Leverett Police Department
April 11, 2017 10:38 AM

Our condolences to your family.

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A candle was lit by This candle lit by Beth Chambers Pennington & Husband George on April 11, 2017 2:12 PM
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A candle was lit by Beth and George Pennington on April 11, 2017 2:22 PM
Dear Mary and all of the La Claire family,
We are so sorry to hear of Aunt Bertha's passing and also that we will not be able to be in attendance at the Service. Due to Beth's recent surgery we are unable to travel at that this time. We send each of you a big Kiss and Hug and please know that we are thinking of you
in your time of sorrow. She is now with her sisters and brothers who have gone before her and is being basked in the glory of Jesus and God. Take care of each other, Love to all of you Beth and Penn
Message from Barbara Aslakson, Newton cousin
April 11, 2017 11:02 PM

Another Newton cousin gave me the information on Bertha. My thoughts are with the family. I am sure you have lots of loving memories to sustain you in this time of grief.

Bertha was one of the first family members I had contact with after I started doing Newton genealogy. She graciously gave me updates and photos on her branch of the family. We are first cousins once removed. My grandmother was Elsie Irene Newton Wing. I hope one of the family will take up this connection for more information on the the descendants of her branch.
Message from Cheryl and Lorraine Carey
April 12, 2017 9:37 AM

We are so sorry to hear of your moms passing. she was a wonderful lady and raised such a great family! Our thoughts and prayers are with you all.
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A candle was lit by Dotty Pascoe89 on April 12, 2017 2:16 PM
Message from Dotty Pascoe
April 12, 2017 2:30 PM

Deat Becki. Sorry to hear about Gramma Berts passing. She is at peace now. I hope that you and your family find peace with her passing. She sure had a busy life when she was young. God bless and keep her. Love Aunty Dot and Uncle Ray. 💝💝💝💝🌹🌹🌹🌹?
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A candle was lit by Donna & Brandon Schaeffler on April 12, 2017 3:18 PM
Message from Donna & Brandon Schaeffler
April 12, 2017 3:30 PM

Bertha always treated me and my son Brandon like we were her own family. She was the best influence on my son's life and I believe she was a Saint sent to earth for all who knew her. I learned my way around the kitchen from Bertha, especially canning. She could do anything. Pure Love ❤️ ran through her veins.
I am in California and Brandon is in Oregon but we are with all her wonderful Family in spirit.
Rest In Peace Bertha; I know you are with the 👑 Prince of Peace. You made heaven on earth for all of us lucky enough to have known you💝🙏🏼✝️
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A RAY OF SUNSHINE was sent on April 12, 2017

We love Aunt Bertha and we know that you are now safe in the arms of the Lord. To all of your family, our thoughts and prayers are with you. Beth & George Pennington

Message from Janie Pasquel
April 13, 2017 12:03 PM

Emid, So sorry about the loss of your mother. My deepest sympathy to the whole family.
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A candle was lit by Joyce Mazeski on April 13, 2017 2:34 PM
Message from Mae Mayo
April 13, 2017 8:59 PM

Dear Joe and Family ...
I am so very sorry for your loss 💔
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