Claudette Francella Clogston
White River Jct., Vt. — Claudette 70, died peacefully at her home surrounded by her family on Sunday, May 12, 2013. She was born on Dec. 23, 1942, in Massachusetts, the daughter of Clyde Clogston and Jessie (Rathburn) Clogston. She was survived by three children, Donna Blodgett of Barnard, Vt, Collamer Welch, Jr. of Strafford, Vt., and Kristie Welch of Vershire, Vt. She is also survived by two brothers, Wesley “Charlie” Clogston and Winston Clogston. She had nine grandchildren and six great grandchildren. She was predeceased by a son, Gregory Welch and a granddaughter, Jessie Welch, also by thirteen brothers and sisters.
Claudette worked at MHMH for many years as a housekeeper and unit assistant, and then went to work at New England Industries where she retired. Claudette enjoyed spending time with her family, friends and two cats. She also enjoyed 4-wheeling, snowmobiling, camping, yard sales, and cookouts.
Graveside services will be held on June 1, 2013, at 12 noon at Ever Green Cemetery in South Strafford. A gathering is to follow the graveside service in Barnard, Vt., at the Home of Donna and Darryl Blodgett. Any or all donations can be made to the Cancer Center at MHMH.