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MERRIMACK- Claire A. (Paquette) Leriche, 74, died peacefully Wednesday morning, June 5, 2019 at her home surrounded by her loving family. She was the beloved wife of the late Armand G. Leriche with whom she shared 55 years of marriage until his passing in 2017.
Claire was born in Nashua on July 2, 1944 and was the daughter of the late Raymond Paquette and Irene (Chauvette) Paquette.
For 36 years, Claire was employed in the mail room at the Nashua Telegraph until her retirement.
In her free time, Claire enjoyed playing Bingo at Eagles Wings in Nashua, shopping, and she truly loved trips and time spent at the beach. Above all, her most cherished time was spent with her loving family and friends.
Claire is survived by her three children, Diane Cudworth and her husband Christopher of Nashua, Steven Leriche and his companion Denise Mackey of Nashua, and Christine Adams and her husband Michael of Merrimack; her three grandchildren, Justin and Tyler Cudworth and Michael Leriche. She is also survived by her sister, Brenda Duval of Nashua; sister-in-law Michelle Rodrigue and her husband Dennis of Stewartstown, NH and her brother-in-law, Jacques Leriche and his wife Sylvia of Canada; her longtime family friend Angelo Rodrigues of Merrimack; her godchild/niece, Kathleen Stanley and her husband Tim of Savanah, GA and her two nephews Karl Rodrigue of Nashua and Daniel Rodrigue and his wife Sherri of Utah ; her cousin Pauline Guilmette and her husband Harris of NY; as well as many nieces, nephews, and dear friends.
Relatives and friends are invited to Claire’s graveside service on MONDAY, June 10th at 2:30 PM at St. Louis Cemetery, 752 W. Hollis Street, Nashua. Interment will follow. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Claire’s name to Home, Health, and Hospice, 7 Executive Park Drive, Merrimack, NH 03054.