Clara (Tavernier) Desotelle, 89, of Ludlow passed away peacefully on Sunday, October 19, 2014. Born May 9, 1925 in Ludlow, MA, she was the daughter of the late Arthur and Viola (Daigle) Tavernier.
Clara was a graduate of Ludlow High School. She was Associate Director of Underwriting for Mass Mutual Life Insurance Company, retiring in 1990 after 30 years of service. Clara was a communicant of the Parish Community of St. Elizabeth and a member of the Ladies of St. Anne.
Clara leaves her son Gene Desotelle and his wife Karen of Mason, OH and a sister Theresa Sears of Ludlow. She is also survived by her grandchildren Stephanie Desotelle, John Desotelle, Becky Watt and Ricky Watt, along with her great-grandchildren Brooke, Ricky and Andrew.
Claras family would like to thank Julie Dudley and the staff at The Arbors-Chicopee and Marie Dahl and the staff at Mt. St. Vincent Care Center for the wonderful care given to Clara.
Family and friends are invited to gather for Claras Funeral Service on Saturday, October 25, 2014 at 9:15 AM at the Kapinos-Mazur Funeral Home, 64 Sewall St, Ludlow, MA followed by a Liturgy of Christian Burial at 10:00 AM in the Parish Community of St. Elizabeth, Hubbard St, Ludlow, MA Rites of Committal will follow in St. Aloysius Cemetery, Berkshire Avenue, Springfield, MA