Marlborough-The Sisters of the Assumption mourn the loss of Sr. Claire Morin, formerly known as Sr. Armand-de-Jesus, who died at Alliance Health at Marie Esther in Marlborough, MA on Sunday, April 10, 2022. She was born in Worcester, Massachusetts, the daughter of the late Eva Chabot and Omer Morin. She was the second child in a family of three children.
Sr. Claire entered the Congregation of the Sisters of the Assumption on August 23, 1938. Following her profession on February 15, 1941, she served in the ministry of education in parochial schools for over thirty-one years as a Junior High School teacher in Brockton, Salem, Southbridge, Lowell and Everett, Massachusetts and Laconia New Hampshire. Following her educational ministry, she performed community services at Assumption Residence in Petersham, MA where she helped to care for the senior Sisters of her Congregation, assisted the director of maintenance and performed numerous other services. In 2011, Sr. Claire moved to Marie Esther Health Center and devoted the rest of her eleven years in a ministry of prayer.
Sr. Claire is survived by two nieces, Mary Claire and Marie; two nephews, Tom and Jerry, six grandnieces and grandnephews and the Sisters of the Assumption worldwide.
The wake will be on Thursday, April 21, 2022 from 9:30 to 10:15 am at Alliance Health at Marie Esther, 720 Boston Post Road East, Marlborough, MA, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial. The interment will be in the East Street Cemetery, East Street, Petersham, MA.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Sisters of the Assumption Retirement Fund, 720 Boston Post Road, Marlborough, MA 01752.
To leave an online condolence please visit www.mackfamilyfh.com
The Fiske Murphy & Mack Funeral Home, 110 Central Street, Orange, MA 01364 has been entrusted with Sr. Claire’s funeral arrangements.
Kevin J. Mack, Walter C. Taylor and Douglas M. Stone, funeral directors.