Cartwright Funeral Homes


SAUNDERS, Claire M. (Allison), of Revere, Ma passed away peacefully with her husband of 67 years and her family by her side on February 28, 2021 at the age of 87. Born in Winchester, MA Claire chose to proudly serve her country in the United States Air Force during the Korean War. Claire served as a Teletype Operator at the Pentagon in Washington, D.C. Claire was a devoted mother, sister, grandmother and great-grandmother. Claire will be truly missed by all who were Blessed to know her. Claire was the beloved wife of Walter H. Saunders. The Loving mother of Walter Saunders of Florida, Loretta Ross and her husband Robert Ross of New York, Susan Maniscalco of Boston, John Saunders of Florida, William Saunders and his wife Patricia Saunders of Connecticut. Claire is survived by her brother William Allison and his wife Joannie Allison of Florida as well as 13 Grandchildren, 18 Great-Grandchildren and many nieces and nephews. In keeping with the Covid-19 guidelines, which include face coverings, social distancing and wait times in line due to temporary limited capacity, relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend a visitation period on Friday, March 5th, from 8:30 AM 10:00 AM in the Cartwright Funeral Home, 69 South Franklin Street, Holbrook, MA. A private Funeral Mass will follow at 10:30 AM in St. Joseph Church, Holbrook. Burial in Union Cemetery, Holbrook. For directions or to leave a sympathy message for the family, visit

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