Claire  Sarette

Obituary of Claire M. Sarette

Claire M. Sarette, 93 of Putnam died Tuesday, September 20, 2022 at Westview Health Care in Dayville. Beloved wife of the late Gerard R. Sarrette, he died in 1999. She was the daughter of the late Arthur and Delora (Marion) Jolicoeur, born in Putnam on November 17, 1928.

Claire worked at G. Sarette and Sons Construction, Rubbish Removal and The Texaco Gas Station and as a Seamstress for Belding Heminway and as a Cook with the St. Mary School Cafeteria. In her 70’s she was involved with the Grandmother Program to help teach Putnam Elementary School children to read. She enjoyed playing cards and Dominos.  

She leaves her children Maurice, Donald, Robert and Michael Sarette all of Putnam, sister Muriel Denomme of Taftville, 22 grandchildren, 28 great grandchildren, two great great grandchildren and many nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by two children Roger and Anne Sarette, siblings Raymond Jolicoeur, Jeanne Denomme and Rita Veltheim.

A Funeral service will be Thursday, September 29, 2022 at 11:00 AM at Smith and Walker Funeral Home, calling hours from 10:00 to 11:00 AM. Burial to follow at St. Mary Cemetery, Putnam, CT. In lieu of flowers donations may be made in her memory to Hospice of NECT, PO Box 632, Putnam, CT. Share a memory at

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