Claire Angela Aulbach
Claire Angela Aulbach
  • January 16, 1928 - April 28, 2017
  • Raleigh, North Carolina

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Claire A. Aulbach, 89, formerly of Mineola, NY, passed away on April 28, 2017 in Raleigh, NC after a lengthy illness.

The Funeral Service will be held on Thursday, May 4, 2017 at 11 am at Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church in Raleigh. Burial will be at Calverton National Cemetery on Long Island at a later time.

Claire was born in Queens Village, NY on January 16, 1928. She graduated from Andrew Jackson High School in New York. Claire was married to John R. Aulbach on March 31, 1951; they were married 48 years prior to his passing in 1999. Claire and John lived in Mineola for over 40 years prior to retiring to Calabash, NC in 1995, where they attended St. Brendan's Church.

She was an active communicant at Corpus Christi Church in Mineola and served as a Eucharistic Minister. She was also actively involved in the Catholic Daughters of the Americas for many years.

Claire is survived by one daughter: Christine Dougherty, of Raleigh; three sons: John H. Aulbach, of Silver Spring, MD, James Aulbach, of Old Bridge, NJ, and Jeffrey Aulbach, of Brookline, NJ; son-in-law: Thomas Dougherty; daughters-in-law: Mariann Barta and Lisa Aulbach; five grandchildren: Benjamin, Christopher, Lexi, Daniel and Dylan; and by other family and friends.

Claire was preceded in death by her two sisters, Joan Gowan and Grace Moyse.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be given to the Alzheimer's Association, Chicago, IL (