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January 10, 1945 ~ August 20, 2020 (age 75) 75 Years Old
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Maryann (Onistzuk) Claflin, 75, of Mendon died on August 20. She was the wife of James R. Claflin.
She was born in Milford; daughter of the late James and Mary (Bulso) Onistzuk. She was raised and educated in Milford and was a 1962 graduate of Milford High School. Maryann had been an employee of Stop & Shop in Milford for twenty five years before her retirement. She had also worked at the former Porter Shoe co. in Milford. She was a member of St.Gabriel the Archangel Church in Upton.
In addition to her husband, she is survived by two daughters, Cherilee Kelly and her husband Stephen of Whitinsville, Shannon Elliott and her husband Bradley of Mendon, two sons, Shawn Claflin and his wife Jodi of Douglas and James R. Claflin Jr. and his wife Jennifer of Blackstone, a sister Karen Poxen of Mendon, nine grandchildren, Ian & Erin Kelly, Brandon Elliott and his wife Michaela, Ryan and Dillon Elliott, Noah & Hunter Claflin and James & Olivia Claflin, a nephew & a niece.
A memorial mass of Christian burial will be held on Saturday, September 12 at 11:am in St.Gabriel the Archangel Church, 151 Mendon St. Upton, MA. Burial of cremains will follow in Sacred Heart Cemetery in Milford. Please be advised that due to Massachusetts Covid-19 regulations, masks are required and social distancing must be maintained. Donations in Maryann's memory may be made to the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, 20 Prospect St. Milford, MA. 01757