BURRILLVILLE - Claire L. (Rivet) Cunningham, 78, died Friday, July 20, 2012 in Overlook Nursing Home, Pascoag. She was a former resident of Bradford Court. Claire was the wife of the late Lawrence Cunningham. Born in Providence, she was the daughter of the late Antoine and Dora (Basaillon) Rivet.
Claire worked as a Nurse's Aide at Zambarano Hospital in Pascoag for many years. She enjoyed being a member of the Burrillville Historical Society and was a friend to many in the community.
She is survived by a son, Gregory Cunningham of Harrisville, a daughter, Patricia Parenteau of Cumberland, a brother, Clarence Rivet of Clyde, NC, two sisters, Mona Begin of Pascoag and Shirley Begin of Woonsocket, four grandchildren and three great grandchildren. She was the sister of the late Roland Rivet.
Funeral arrangements are under the direction of the Boucher Funeral Home, 272 Sayles Ave. Pascoag and are private at the family's request.