MANSFIELD, Pa. — Claire Roberts Smith, 97, of Mansfield, Pa., passed away Saturday, August 3, 2019, at home.

Claire was born August 15, 1921, in Nashua, N.H., the daughter of Harold and Audrey Tibbetts Roberts. She was a retired hairdresser.

She leaves three daughters and sons-in-law, Linda and Stephen Merrill of Phoenix, Ariz., Helen and Duane Deitrick of Mansfield, Pa., and Janet and William Kiselewsky of Wellsboro, Pa.; two sons and a daughter-in-law, Douglas and Kate Smith of Oakville and Burton Smith, Jr., of Phoenix, Ariz.; her brother, Alfred Roberts in New Jersey; 13 grandchildren, 36 great-grandchildren and several great-great-grandchildren.

She was predeceased by her husband, Burton; her brother, Clayton, and her sister, Fayre.

Private funeral services will take place at a later date.

Memorial contributions may be made to Make A Wish Foundation, 126 Monroe Turnpike, Trumbull 06611.

Sympath”e” cards may be sent to Claire’s family at

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