Claire Bohan

  • Born: November 20, 1938
  • Died: August 30, 2016
  • Location: Brackney, Pennsylvania

Tribute & Message From The Family

Claire was born on November 20, 1938 and passed away on Tuesday, August 30, 2016.

Claire was a resident of Brackney, Pennsylvania at the time of passing.

Claire was married to Edward.

A Funeral Mass will be offered at St. Augustine's Church Church Road Brackney PA Saturday at 10 a.m. Burial will be in St. Augustine's Cemetery. The family will receive friends at the J.A. McCormack Sons Funeral Home 141 Main Street Binghamton Friday from 5-8 p.m.

Condolence & Memory Journal

Ned and family,
I was so shocked to hear that Claire had died. I had just seen her a week before and she was so sweet and pleasant as always.
Love to you all.
Colleen H. Kane
(Sea Hag Soaps:)

Posted by Colleen Kane - Brackney, PA   September 27, 2016

Hello Ned,
To you and your family, Dotty and I will always remember the visit to "Golden Pond"!
Clare was the ultimate host----kind,Irish, happy !
Our condolences to you and your family.
We are fortunate to have known both you and Clare for -----over 60 years? Wow.
God bless your family and we all know she has one of the better views of her family from her new position in Heaven.
Dotty (Grogan) & Dan Donnelly

Posted by Dotty (Grogan) &Dan Donnelly - The Villages, FL   September 07, 2016

Mr Bohan, Mike, Dan and Ned ~

I'm so sorry to hear of the loss of such a great lady. She was always so nice. Please know you are all in my thoughts and prayers. Losing a Wife and Mom is very difficult but always know you have an angel watching over you.

Posted by Cathy Libous - Endwell, NY   September 07, 2016

So very sorry to hear of Claire's passing.
Our deepest Sympathy for Ned and the family.
Claire was a beautiful, fun loving person and will be missed deeply.
Our thoughts and prayers are with you.

Posted by Jim & JoAnn Brazee - Windmill #15, FL   September 06, 2016

Ned and family
Ron and I were saddened to hear of Claire's passing. She was such a warm loving person. We hope that all your wonderful memories of Claire will bring you all comfort in the coming days. You are all in our thoughts and prayers.
Deepest Sympathy,

Posted by Ron and Dianne Dube - Jensen Beach, FL   September 05, 2016

Dear Bohan-Murphy family members,
So sorry to hear this news. We had fun times together at the cabin.
Jim and Ann Moran

Posted by A friend   September 05, 2016

Mike, Dan , Ned , Mr Bohan,
I was very saddened to hear the news about Claire. I have nothing but very fond memories of her growing up. I especially remember trying all of her new recipes as a kid and of course all the rides back and forth to sports! God bless your family. All my best.

Posted by Tom Caffrey - East Greenwich, RI   September 04, 2016

Ed, We are truly at a loss for words and so saddened to hear of Claire's passing. Our deepest condolences to you and your family.

Posted by Don & Lynn Wilkinson - Port St Lucie, FL   September 04, 2016

May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow.

Posted by Don & Lynn Wilkinson - Port St Lucie, FL   September 04, 2016

Claire and I loved to line dance...especially to NY, golf and bridge...and talk! We became friends in Florida and were always finding times to get together with the gang. She upheld our family quote, "Pick out the good in others and with a breath of kindness, blow the rest away."
Laughing was our glue. Bing and I are better people because of Claire and Ned.

Posted by Ruth and Bing Rath - Hamlin, NY   September 03, 2016

Fran and I are very saddened to hear of the passing of Claire. We will miss her at the Pittston Central Catholic HS reunions where she always brought laughter to the table.

Posted by Ed Grace - Reston, VA   September 03, 2016

Ed and family,
I am so sorry to read of Claire's passing. I only got to meet her a couple of times; but she was a joy to know. My thoughts and prayers are with you during this very difficult time.

Posted by Pat (Sissenstein) - VT   September 02, 2016

Jim,Mary Claire,Ned and family
Our deepest sympathies on your loss. The Murphy name will always shine bright in Hughestown. Very personable lady with an infectious smile.
Our prayers are with you.

Posted by Dorothy and Jay Delaney - Brooks estates, PA   September 02, 2016

To Ed Bohan and family on behalf of the Dick and Eleanor VanGorder family condolences on your loss. My mother still remembers the GE Christmas Diner Dances she celebrated with Claire.

Posted by John VanGorder - Endwell, NY   September 02, 2016

Judy and I are really sorry to hear of Claire's death. To Ned and family,Jim, MaryEllen,extended Murphys and friends, please accept our sincere condolences. Claire was a bright spark who always lit up the room.We'll pray for her heavenly reward.

Posted by Jack Waters - Centennial, CO   September 02, 2016

She was loved by all her
Windmill village golf sisters
Thoughts and prayers
To all who loved her
We will miss her

Posted by A friend   September 02, 2016

We are absolutely sadden to hear about the loss of Claire. My mom and I had the pleasure to play golf with Claire many times in Florida. She was a WONDERFUL person who will be greatly missed. Please accept our sincere and heartfelt condolences and may the comfort of God help you, and your family during this difficult time.

The Palomba Family
Lou, Eileen and Ann Marie

Posted by Lou & Eileen Palomba - Jensen Beach, FL   September 02, 2016

Mr. Bohan, Mike, Danny, Ned, and families, We are very sorry for your loss, our thoughts and prayers are with you. Claire was such a vibrant woman and always had a smile and a laugh for everyone. Heaven has truly gained an angel. God Bless you all and He will help you through this difficult time.

Brian Janine and Katie Neureuter

Posted by A friend   September 02, 2016

A remarkable woman and friend--always approachable and willing to reach out and help. Her obituary is the most accurate description I have ever read. A lovely soul I will dearly miss. Sympathy and prayers for the family. Fran and Bill Bremigen

Posted by Fran and Bill Bremigen - East Berne NY and Jensen Bea   September 02, 2016

What a beautiful happy person... We only just met last year but Claire treated us as if she knew us forever. Our memories of Claire will be very pleasant. Our deepest condolences to the entire family.

Posted by T and Kelley - Brackney, PA   September 01, 2016

I was so sorry to hear of Clair's passing. I golfed with her in the Thurs. night league. She was a lovely lady, and will be missed.
Sue Kipar

Posted by A friend   September 01, 2016

I had the pleasure of golfing with Claire in the ladies Thursday night league for many years. I was so saddened to hear of her passing. She had a wonderful sense of humor and was just a wonderful lady. She always talked about her love for her family. She will be missed greatly.

Posted by Patty Blackman - Brackney, PA   September 01, 2016

Mr. Bohan and family,,,
Please accept my condolences and sorrow for the passing of your wife Claire.

Jon Wahl

Posted by A friend   September 01, 2016

Dear Ned , we were so sorry to hear of Claire's passing. We have many fond memories of her and you when you came to Pittston to visit Maury and Betty. Our hearts and prayers are with you and your family.

Posted by John and Elaine Begley - Pittston, PA   September 01, 2016

Mr. sorry for your loss. My prayers and thoughts are with you and your family.

Posted by Robert Hill - Aurora, CO   September 01, 2016

My grandma was my greatest hero, she would always comfort me when I was sad. She will be missed.

Posted by Kate Bohan - Swampscott, MA   September 01, 2016

Claire was always a classy, Irish lass. Quick to smile and laugh with a sparkling twinkle in her eyes. Always willing to offer a payer for anyone in need. We will miss golfing with her but, we know she now is on par in heaven with the Great Golf Coach. Blessings to your family.

Posted by Frank & Dora Pawlowski - Lawton, PA   September 01, 2016

I will miss Claire in our golf league. She was full of joy.
Lori Lass

Posted by Lori Lass - Brackney, PA   September 01, 2016

I had the privilege of meeting Claire for the first time this year when I played golf at Tall Pines on the Thursday night league. She was such a ray of Sunshine and made me laugh the entire night that I golfed with her. I wish I knew her for a longer period of time because she was just one of those people that always could put a smile on your face and make you realize how wonderful life is and make you want to live life to its fullest. She will be sadly missed. My condolences to the entire family and especially her loving husband and children who she spoke so fondly.

Posted by Cindy Seeger-Shearing - Brackney, PA   September 01, 2016

Dear Mr. Bohan, Dan, Mike, and Ned-
We are so sorry to hear of Mrs. Bohan's passing. Her infectious laughter and joy will always bring a smile to my face. She is a wonderful addition to God's heavenly kingdom and all of you carry on that spirit of joy she instilled in each of you. We pray for your peace at this difficult time and ask God to watch over you in a special way.
Dennis and Elizabeth Gallagher

Posted by A friend   September 01, 2016

My heartfelt condolences to the entire Bohan family. It was my privilege to call Claire my friend. I will remember that smile and her quick wit, till the day I pass. She will be missed by all who knew her.

Posted by Cathy O'Reilly - Friendsville, PA   September 01, 2016

Ed-- know that we are keeping you and your family in our prayers ---- Litch

Posted by Don Litchko - Conway, NH   September 01, 2016

Ned, Ed, Lynne , Katie, Faye, Michael, Daniel and all the Bohan Family, my deepest, heartfelt condolences, my heart breaks with yours. I grieve emotionally even while taking comfort in knowing she still lives beyond our reach knowing that she is home safe with her Savior ...but for now, the acute awareness of her absence is what all must contend with; how big a space she filled because she allowed God's love to fill her! She accepted everyone! Love, kindness and joy was always flowing out of her. It was something special watching her be a Grandmother to her Grandchildren. I can only imagine the void that has been that no one else could fill! She will be greatly missed..

Posted by Sandi Seeley - Gloucester, MA   September 01, 2016

I met Claire several years ago at Tall Pines Golf Club. I so enjoyed the time we spent together playing and at dinner. She was such a special lady and was so much fun to be with. Your family has my sincere sympathy. Bobbi Griffis

Posted by Bobbi Griffis - Great Bend, PA   September 01, 2016

Heartfelt condolences on your loss. My mother, Peggy (Burke) Tooker was a cousin.

Posted by Betty Tooker Torode - Pt Pleasant, NJ   September 01, 2016

Ned. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. Claire was a beautiful person and she will be missed by many. Jeanne Wachs Zinkavich.

Posted by A friend   August 31, 2016