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Claire Y. (Boucher) Wilcox

August 29, 2021

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New Bedford – Claire Y. Wilcox, 78, died Sunday, August 29, 2021 at St. Luke’s Hospital.  She was the wife of the late David Wilcox.

     Born in New Bedford, the daughter of the late Louis and Mariann ( Saindon) Boucher, she lived in New Bedford all her life.

     Claire received her Bachelor’s Degree from UMass Dartmouth.  She was employed as an accountant for Mass Tank and Engineering, until her retirement.

     Claire enjoyed reading, sewing, crocheting and especially spending time with her grandchildren.

     She is survived by 2 sons, Glenn Wilcox and wife, Jennifer, and Michael Wilcox; and 3 grandchildren, Caleb, Tucker, and Chloe.

     She was the mother of the late Anita Wilcox and sister of the late Paul Boucher.

     Visiting hours are 9 - 10:30 A.M., Saturday, September 4, 2021 at Machnowski Funeral Home, 472 Ashley Blvd., New Bedford, followed by a Funeral Mass at 11:00 A.M. in St. Joseph’s Church, New Bedford.  For condolences, please visit



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