CLAIRE RITA (CHOUINARD) ANDREWS, 75 of 1090 Massachusetts Ave. North Adams, MA died Sunday August 3, 2014 at Berkshire Medical Center. She was born in North Adams, MA on December 9, 1938, daughter of Alphonse and Irene (Bourelle) Chouinard. She attended North Adams schools and graduated from the Drury High School. She also attended a hairdressing school in Boston. Claire was last employed by Sprague Electric Co. for many years until her retirement. She was a communicant of St. Elizabeth of Hungary Church. Claire enjoyed bowling and golf. Survivors include her husband, John F. Andrews whom she married on November 23, 1984. She also leaves her caregiver, Ruth Yarter of North Adams and several nieces and nephews. She was pre-deceased by her brother, E. James Chouinard.
FUNERAL NOTICE: A graveside service for Claire Andrews will be held Thursday August 7, 2014 at 10:00 AM at Southview cemetery in North Adams. There are no calling hours. Memorial contributions may be made to the North Adams Ambulance Service in care of FLYNN & DAGNOLI-MONTAGNA HOME FOR FUNERALS CENTRAL CHAPELS, 74 Marshall St. North Adams, MA 01247. To send a card or a message, please visit www.flynndagnolifuneralhomes.com.