North Andover — Claire H. (Keenan) McCarron, 78, of North Andover passed away April 20, 2013, at the Lawrence General Hospital.
Claire was born April 23, 1934, in Lawrence, the daughter of the late Charles J. and Bertha (Hembrough) Keenan. She was a graduate of Lawrence High School and of Cambridge College. She was also a member of the North Parish Church in North Andover, was a Librarian at the North Andover Library, and worked for many years at New England Telephone.
Claire is survived by her sons, Thomas and wife, Amy McCarron, and Timothy M. and wife, Lauren McCarron, all of Andover; as well as her grandchildren, Matthew and Alison McCarron, and Stephen Ranieri. She is also survived by her brothers, Charles Keenan of Seabrook, N.H., and Paul Keenan of Newburyport; and sister, Nancy Halloran of Salem, N.H.; as well as several nieces, nephews and friends.
ARRANGEMENTS: A memorial service will be held at North Parish Church, North Andover, MA, on May 16 at noon. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in memory of Claire to the Pediatric Research Center Foundation at the Joslin Diabetes Center at https://events.joslin.org/give now/sponsor/gift info.asp.
Funeral services will be private and under the direction of the Conte Funeral Home, 17 Third St., North Andover, MA 01845. To leave on-line condolences, please visit www.contefuneralhomes.com.