Claudette C. Richardson

CASCO — Claudette Carter Richardson, of Casco, died at her home where she lived with her daughter on May 13, 2013.

She was born in Lewiston in 1934, the daughter of Fred and Marguerite Carter. She moved to South Portland as a young girl and graduated from South Portland High School in 1953. She worked for the National Bureau of Casualty Underwriters her senior year and continued working there until her children were born in 1962. She enjoyed being a homemaker, knitting and being with her grandchildren. She was known for knitting Christmas stockings for many people.

Claudette was predeceased by a son, Brian Richardson of Biddeford, who passed in 2003; two brothers, Albert Carter of Kansas and Leo Levesque of Lewiston; and a sister, Jeannette Beety of Scarborough.

She leaves behind a daughter, Anita L. Ratigan of Casco; a brother, Roger Carter of Ohio; a stepsister, Carmen Carter of Scarborough; and five grandchildren.

An hour of visitation will be on Thursday, May 16, from 10 to 11 a.m. immediately followed by a funeral service at 11 a.m. at the Watson, Neal & York Funeral Home, 71 Maple Street, Cornish. Burial will follow at Steep Falls Cemetery.

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