Claire passed away on July 12, 2017 at Jersey Shore University Medical Center in Neptune. She was born in Jersey City and lived in Rutherford, Toms River and Whiting, NJ. She was a parishioner of St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Church in Whiting. and enjoyed being a Eucharistic Minister at the church. She loved dancing, music and playing cards. Her greatest joys were her family and friends, whom she loved spending time with.
Claire was predeceased by her husband, Raymond P. Tucholski, who died in 2009 and her grandchildren, Michael and Timothy. She is survived by four children, Theresa and her husband, Robert; son, Raymond and his wife, Diane; son, Thomas and his wife, Georgette; son, Michael and his wife, Kim. Her surviving grandchildren, Marissa, Julian, Raymond, Josef, Danielle, Kelly, Jonathan and Mitchell and her great-grandchildren, Kylee, and Adelynn will miss her dearly.
Visitation hours are 6 to 8 p.m. on Monday, July 17th at Manchester Memorial Funeral Home, 28 Schoolhouse Road, Whiting, NJ. The Funeral Mass will be held on Tuesday, July 18th at 9:00 a.m. at the All Saints Chapel of St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Church, Whiting. Entombment will follow at Holy Cross Cemetery, North Arlington.