1926 Claire 2010

Claire E. Cavanagh

July 30, 1926 — September 3, 2010

Claire E. Cavanagh

A Funeral Mass for longtime Lamar resident and former Municipal Court Judge, Claire Elizabeth Cavanagh was held at 10:00AM, Wednesday, September 8, 2010 at the St. Francis de Sales/Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church. Reverend Charlie Sena celebrated the
Mass. An Evening Rosary Service was held at 7:00 PM, Tuesday, September 7, 2010 at St. Francis de Sales/Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church with Deacon Henry Wertin and Seminarian Carl Wertin reciting. The Rite of Committal followed the Mass at


Per Mrs. Cavanagh’s wishes, there was no public viewing.

Claire was born on July 30, 1926 at
Weymouth, Massachusetts to Leslie H. and Helen (Roberts) Telless and passed away at her home in Lamar with her family by her side on September 3, 2010 at the age of 84.

She is preceded in death by her beloved husband of 49 years, Thomas H. Cavanagh, her parents; son Dominic and his wife Phyllis Cavanagh, infant son Robert Francis Cavanagh and her daughter Mary Beth Wertin. Her brother Robert Telless, sons-in-law Jon Coffield and Stevens Townsdin also precede Mrs. Cavanagh.

Claire is survived by her children; Thomas H. (Monica) Cavanagh, Jr. of Fort Collins, CO, Cathaleen T. Cavanagh of Friday Harbor, WA, Patty A. Sprague of Lincoln, NE, Christine C. (Kevin) Coffield-Keith of La Junta, CO, and Janeen L. (Curt) Jones of Pueblo, CO as well as 30 grandchildren, 25 Great grandchildren; loving cousins; Fr. Edward Roberts and special family relatives; Joe and Judy Wessling & family, Steve and Mary Wessling & family, Ray and Mary Harrington as well as numerous caring friends.

Memorial Contributions may be made Lamar Area Hospice or to the charity of ones choice either direct or in care of the funeral home office.
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