Claire Spidel

The death occurred peacefully and surrounded by her loving family after a brief illness of Cancer on Sunday, Sept. 25, 2022 at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital of Claire Spidel (MacDonald) of Stratford, age 73 years.

Loving wife of 48 years to Dennis. Dear mother of Mark (Kimberley), Michael (Melissa) and Matthew (Amanda). Grandmother of Ethan, Brinley and Carson; Nathan, Lydia, Elsa, Nora and Maria; Ben, Adelyn, Gwen and Nolan. Sister of Arlene McGuigan (Paul), Gerald, David, Gene, Richard (Jeannie) and Jeff (Dianne). Survived by numerous nieces and nephews. Predeceased by her parents Jimmy “Bornish” and Maud MacDonald (O’Hanley) and by her brother Frank.

Resting at Hillsboro Funeral Home, Stratford from where a public visitation will be held on Wednesday from 5-7 pm. Funeral Mass will be celebrated from Our Lady of the Assumption Church on Thursday at 10:30 am. Interment in the church cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made online to the Upper Room Hospitality Ministry.

Family is requesting the wearing of masks for the visitation and Funeral Mass.