Claire Gregoire

Obituary of Claire M. Gregoire

Claire M. Gregoire, 74, of Dayville, CT passed away, after a brief illness on Thursday, November 16, 2023 at Hartford Hospital  in Hartford, CT. She was born on January 3, 1949 in Putnam, CT, daughter of the late Raymond A. and Dolores (LaBelle) Mathieu. Claire was the beloved wife of the late Victor J. Gregoire for 40 years, he died February 5, 2023.

Claire graduated from Killingly High School and from Eastern Connecticut State University with her BA in English. She then went on to obtain her Masters in Theater. She was a Communicant of St. Anne’s Church, St. Joseph Church and Our Lady of LaSalette Church. Claire was an actor, director and helper at the Bradley Play House. She worked as an Interpreter for Old Sturbridge Village, spinning and weaving textiles. Claire had a passion for all animals. Most of her pets were rescues from shelters.

She leaves her brother Raymond J. Mathieu of Gorham, Maine and several nieces and nephews. In lieu of flowers, Donations in her memory can be made to NECCOG Animal Shelter, 125 Putnam Pike, Dayville, CT 06241

A Mass of Christian Burial will be Tuesday, November 28, 2023 at 10:00 AM at Our Lady of La Salette Church, 25 Providence Road, Brooklyn, CT, burial will follow at St. Joseph Cemetery, Dayville, CT. Calling hours will be Monday, November 27, 2023 from 5:00 to 7:00 PM at Gagnon and Costello Funeral Home, 33 Reynolds Street, Danielson, CT. Share a memory at

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