Of Saugus, -Mrs. Claire M. (Reno) Crotty, age 90, born May 12, 1929 and passed December 21, 2019. She was surrounded by her family in the days preceding her passing. She was the wife of the late Andrew J. Crotty.
Born in Lynn and raised in Winthrop, Claire was the daughter of the late Ralph and Lillian (McNally) Reno. She worked for New England Telephone for over 20 years and retired from there in 1991. She loved all of the Boston Sports teams especially the Red Sox. She was an avid card player and loved to attend Bingo and make arts and craft items. She was a member of the Saugus Garden Club, former member of the St. Margaret’s choir and was active at the Saugus Senior Center.
Mrs. Crotty is survived by her four children, Andrew J. Crotty and his wife Pam of Newmarket, NH, Susan McBride and her husband Kevin of Saugus, MA, Keven M. Crotty and his wife Beth of South Windsor, CT, and Scott B. Crotty and his wife Jackie of Nashua, NH. She leaves her eight grandchildren of whom she adored, Rachel, Jason, Caitlin, Allison, Emily, Kevin, Samantha and Elizabeth; two great grandchildren Conor and Nathan. She also leaves behind her sister in law, Alice Crotty; brother in law Joseph Crotty, as well as many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her brother Len Reno and sister Pat Chick.
In lieu of flowers, donations in her name can be made to the Saugus Senior Center, 466 Central St., Saugus, MA 01906.
Relatives and friends are invited to attend visiting hours in the Bisbee-Porcella Funeral Home, 549 Lincoln Ave., SAUGUS on Friday from 4-8 p.m. A funeral will be held from the funeral home on Saturday at 9 a.m. followed by a funeral mass in St. Margaret’s Church, 431 Lincoln Ave., Saugus at 10 a.m. Interment Winthrop Cemetery, Winthrop.
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