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MANCHESTER - On April 7th, 2016 Clarina R. Hudon, Age 111, left us for her Lord. She resided at St. Theresa Rehab and Nursing Center in Manchester following a period of declining health.
She was born in Canada on March 4th, 1905, a daughter to Joseph and Demerise (Audette) Le Blanc.
Clarina lived in Nashua for most of her life. Before arriving at St. Theresa's she spent the previous 14 years living with her daughter and son-in-law, Ruth and James until she was 109 years old. She was a longtime parishioner of St. Louis de Gonzaga Church. She was a fiercely independent and strong woman who consistently defied the odds throughout her life.
She was predeceased by her 15 other siblings.
Clarina is survived by a daughter Ruth (Hudon) Harwood and her husband James of Merrimack; 2 grandchildren Mark Harwood and his wife Edie of Bedford, NH and Lisa Palmi and her husband Scott of Shaftsbury, VT; 5 great grandchildren, Ethan, Nicholas, Tyler, Joshua and Amy and several nieces and nephews.
Visiting hours will be held on Thursday, April 14 from 8:30 am to 9:30am at St. Laurent Funeral Home, 116 Elm Street, Nashua. Following visitation, a Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10am at St. Louis de Gonzaga Church, 48 West Hollis Street, Nashua. Interment will follow at St. Louis Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, please choose a donation of your choice. Many thanks for the caring love shown to her by the staff at the nursing home and the excellent care received by the nurses who attended her during her last days.
Arrangements under the direction of St. Laurent Funeral Home, Nashua, NH.