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Claire Ellen Baldinelli

November 30, 1940 ~ May 17, 2022 (age 81)


Claire Ellen Baldinelli, 81, died peacefully on Tuesday, May 17, 2022 at Bedford’s Nursing and Rehab Center surrounded by her loving family. She is the beloved wife of Donald Baldinelli with whom she shared 36 years of marriage.

Claire was born in Caldwell, New Jersey on November 30, 1940. She was the daughter of the late Merrill and Bernice (Mills) Brandle.

For many years, she was employed as a Receptionist at Brookside Health and Rehab Center located in Nashua, New Hampshire.

In her free time, Claire enjoyed arts and crafts.  In her younger years, she loved to maintain her floral garden. She will be remembered for her quick wit and sense of humor, and she was always loving, caring, and compassionate. Above all, her most cherished time was spent with her family. 

Claire is survived by her two children, Lee Wilborg and his wife Susan J. Wilborg of Greenville, NH, and Susan E. Wilborg and her husband Derek Wasznicky of Ashby, MA; her grandchildren, Ellen and Katherine Wilborg, Joshua and Jeremy McLeod, Erik and Ivan Cady, and Andrew, Joshua, Jesse Baldinelli; as well as her two step children, Scott Baldinelli of Winchester and Tony Baldinelli and his wife Barbara of Pepperell, Massachusetts. She is also survived by many great-grandchildren and her sister Elaine Malefatto and her husband Frank of Quincy, MA.

She was predeceased by her two brothers, Merrill and Raymond Brandle.

Relatives and friends are invited to Claire’s visitation on SUNDAY, May 22nd from 1 until 3 PM at ROCHETTE FUNERAL HOME AND CREMATION SERVICES, 21 Kinsley Street, Nashua. Her graveside service will be held on TUESDAY, May 24th at 2 PM in the New Hampshire State Veteran Cemetery, 110 Daniel Webster Hwy, Boscawen. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to St. Jude in Claire’s name at 

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May 22, 2022

1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Rochette Funeral and Cremation Funeral Service (Kinsley Street, Nashua)

Graveside Service
May 24, 2022

2:00 PM
New Hampshire State Veteran Cemetery, Boscawen

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