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PANNIER, Claire M. (Harding), of Braintree, passed away on May 6, 2022, surrounded by her loving family, after a wonderful life, at the age of 89. Born and raised in So. Boston, Claire has lived in Braintree for many years. She had worked for the Telephone Company for over 30 years and was a member of the Pioneers. In her free time, Claire loved to be out soaking up the sun, whether it was at the pool or at the beach, she always had a magnificent tan. She enjoyed gardening and skiing and being near the ocean. Above all, she just enjoyed spending time with her family and grandchildren. A devoted mother, sister, grandmother and friend, Claire will be greatly missed by all who were blessed to have known her. Claire was the loving mother of Robert Pannier, Joanne Sullivan and her husband Richard and Thomas Pannier, all of CT. Devoted sister of Eleanor Ferguson of Weston, Robert Harding of Hyde Park, Margaret Adamcheck of Norwell, Paul Harding of Kingston, John Harding of Ashland, Rita Flynn of Norwell and the late Thomas “Sonny” Harding. Cherished “Gram” to Jenny, Meghan, Patrick, Jackson and Kaitlyn. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend visiting hours on Thursday, May 12th from 4:00 – 8:00 PM in the Cartwright-Venuti Funeral Home, 845 Washington St., Braintree. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated on Friday, May 13th at 11:00 AM in St. Clare Church, 1244 Liberty St., Braintree. Burial will follow in Blue Hill Cemetery, Braintree. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in her name to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105. For directions or to leave a sympathy message for the family, visit

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