CLARE E. MOLLOY, 84, died on Friday, Oct. 25, 2013 in Sudbury after a brief illness. She was the beloved wife of Morgan P. Molloy, Sr., to whom she was married for 59 years.
She taught for 25 years in the Hopkinton public school system. In addition to being a dedicated elementary school teacher, she was also a singer, painter, poet, gardener and Civil War enthusiast.
She was co-founder of the History Book Club at the Hopkinton Public Library. She was a member of the Parkinson's Exercise Group of Ashland.
Clare's vitality, spirit and joie de vivre will inspire her loved ones forever. In addition to her husband, she is survived by her daughters Kathleen Nollet and her husband Michael of Littleton; Alison Molloy of Seabrook, NH; Pamela Thyne and her husband James of Hopkinton; and her son Morgan P. Molloy, Jr. and his wife Judith Merra of Sudbury. A graveside funeral service was held today, Oct. 29, 2013 in St. John's Cemetery, Hopkinton.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the American Parkinson Disease Association, 72 E Concord St, Boston, MA 02118, or the Hopkinton Public Library, 13 Main Street, Hopkinton, MA 01748.