Claire M. Hussey
June 1, 1935 - May 9, 2021
At Claire's request, there will be no service.
Claire M. Hussey, 85, passed away peacefully at home on May 9, 2021 with family by her side.
Claire was born in Dorchester, MA on June 1, 1935. She grew up in Sanford, ME and Alfred, ME, where she was raised by her grandparents Regis and Clara Charette. Claire graduated from Sanford High School in 1954 and married her husband Roscoe (Pete) Hussey Jr. on February 17, 1954. Claire was a homemaker and loving mother to 4 children: Curtis, Perry, Cathy, and Sandra. When her children were all grown up, Claire worked many years at the Jordan House Inn and Restaurant in Alfred.
Claire was an avid gardener and baker. Her homemade pie crust was a fan favorite. In her final years, Claire enjoyed drinking coffee, eating Italian sandwiches, watching the Golden Girls, and listening to Frank Sinatra, Glen Campbell, and many other country artists. Claire especially loved spending time with family and telling stories about her childhood, including the days she spent sweeping in her Pépère’s barber shop and fishing on Estes Lake at her childhood camp.
Claire will be greatly missed by her daughters Sandra and Cathy, her son Curtis and his wife Deborah, and 5 grandchildren: Ethan, Jessica, Jason, Michael, and Robert. Claire will also be missed by several great grandchildren, including great grandson Nathan and great granddaughter Kassidy. Also surviving is Claire’s brother Steven and his wife Donna, Claire’s brother Mike and his wife Lucille, and many nieces and nephews.
Claire is predeceased by her mother Adrienne Charette, her husband Roscoe (Pete) Hussey Jr., her son Perry, her grandson Joshua, and her granddaughter Jennifer.
At Claire’s request, there will be no service.
Many thanks to Wentworth-Douglass Hospice for their support and care. Thank you to Autumn Green Funeral Home for helping with Claire‘s final arrangements.
The Autumn Green Funeral Home is respectfully handling arrangements.