Claire B. Getchell


Claire B. Getchell, 71, passed away July 27, 2019, at her home. She was born in Stoughton, Mass., Aug. 12, 1947, the daughter of Bernard and Catherine (Barrett) Cassidy.

She graduated from Stoughton High School. Claire worked at Jackson Lab in health research as a lab tech for 10 years. She was a member of St. Joseph Church, Ellsworth

She is survived by her husband of 53 years, Harold O. Getchell Jr.; sons, Mark H. Getchell of Worcester, Mass., Dana B. Getchell of Onset, Mass.; brother, Brian Cassidy, and wife, Jean, of Bridgewater, Mass.; sisters-in-law, Pauline C. Farley of Bernard and Barbara of Mattapoisett, Mass.; several nieces, nephews and cousins.

A graveside service was held August 6th at Hillrest Cemetery, W. Tremont.

Contributions in Claire’s memory may be made to St. Joseph Church, 231 Main St., Ellsworth, ME 04605.

Arrangements by Jordan-Fernald, 113 Franklin St., Ellsworth.

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