Claire McRae

MIDDLEBURY – Claire McRae, 76, passed away peacefully Saturday at Waterbury Hospital in the presence of her family.

Mrs. McRae was born Nov. 16, 1937, and grew up in Watertown, Mass. She was the beloved wife of Donald McRae and the daughter of the late Joseph and Ellen (Davis) Laliberte.

In addition to her husband, Claire leaves behind a brother, Joseph (Robert) Laliberte of Cape Cod, Mass.; daughter, Kristen McRae of Arlington, Mass., and daughter, Lee (McRae) Goodyear, son-in-law Grant Goodyear, and granddaughter Erin Goodyear, all of Houston, Texas.

Funeral services are private and at the convenience of the family. Friends are invited to join the family for a reception at Junipers Restaurant at 1383 Whittemore Road in Middlebury Thursday, Aug. 14, at noon.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Safe Haven of Greater Waterbury ( The Hickcox Funeral Home at 195 Main St. in Watertown has been entrusted with the arrangements. For more information or to leave an online condolence,visit


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