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Claire M. Scavone

Claire Marie (Killilea) Scavone, 66, passed away peacefully January 4, 2023. Born in Framingham on July 4, 1956, she was the only child of Francis & Evelyn Marie (Vautour) Killilea.

Claire was raised in Framingham, Massachusetts and later relocated to East Longmeadow, Massachusetts as a high school student. She worked at Milton Bradley where she met the love of her life, Gerard Scavone. They married in August of 1979 and spent just shy of 40 happy and loving years together. Claire's fondest times were always spent at the family cottage on Cape Cod. She would always refer to this as her happy place; and many lovely memories were made there with Gerry.

Along with her beloved husband, Gerry, she was predeceased by her parents Frank and Evelyn.

Claire is survived by her brothers-in-law, Bill Scavone & his wife Mia of NJ and Daniel Scavone & his wife Paula of NH, nephews & nieces, Brian & his wife Noosha, Kristen, Christina, William, Jennifer, and great nephew, Griffin. She is also survived by her cousin,Kathi Bertenshaw & her husband Pete of Arizona and their children, Andrew, Lauren & Ashley.

Funeral services will begin Wednesday, January 18, 10:30 a.m. at Tazzini Funeral Home, 22 Locust Street in Springfield, proceeding to Claire’s noontime Graveside Service at Hillcrest Park Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, please consider a memorial contribution to the National Kidney Foundation at

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