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Nashua, NH — Claire A. Mulcahy, 88, of Nashua, N.H., died Wednesday, July 23, 2014 in Greenbriar Terrace Healthcare in Nashua, N.H. She was born in Lynn, Mass. on Oct. 17, 1925, a daughter of the late Thomas and Anna (Kennedy) Mulcahy. She had been a resident of Nashua for the past year, formerly living in Hudson, N.H. since 2008, Derry, N.H. and North Andover, Mass. Claire had been employed for 47 years for General Electric in Lynn, followed by Ametech in Wilmington, Mass., retiring in 1991. She was a communicant of St. Thomas Aquinas Church in Derry.

She is survived by her brother, Fr. Louis Mulcahy O.S.B. of St. Meinrad, Ind.; her sister-in-law, Catherine Haight and her husband, Paul of Peabody; and two nieces, Susan Murphy and her husband, Thomas of Billerica, and Claire Actis and her husband, Stephen of Nashua; and her dear friends, Maureen Gillum and her husband, Kirt of Hudson, N.H. She was predeceased by her longtime companion, Charles McManus in 2002.

ARRANGEMENTS: A calling hour was held on Monday, July 28, from 9 to 10 a.m. in the Peabody Funeral Homes and Crematorium, 15 Birch St., Derry. Funeral services were at 10 a.m. in the funeral home. The burial followed in Forest Glen Cemetery in Reading, Mass. Memorial contributions may be made to the Humane Society of New England, 24 Ferry Road, Nashua, NH 03060. To send a condolence or for more information, please visit, www.peabodyfuneralhome.com.
Published on  July 31, 2014
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