Born: May 8, 1920, in Lake Clear

Died: July 17, 2015, at Mercy Living Center, Tupper Lake

Married: John J. Duquette, prominent local historian, April 4, 1942

Children: John J. Duquette (d. 1957), William J. Duquette, Martha Ann Gertz, Ruth D. Fortune

Claire Bedell Duquette worked for Dr. Carl Merkel and Dr. Warriner Woodruff.  She was a daughter of Harry R. and Edith (Riley) Bedell.  She is buried in St. Bernard's Cemetery.

Mrs. Duquette's obituary can be found in the Adirondack Daily Enterprise, July 20, 2015.