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Official Obituary of

Clara "Claire" ((Del Donno)) Lindgren

October 28, 1927 ~ September 9, 2023 (age 95) 95 Years Old

Clara "Claire" Lindgren Obituary

Cumberland – Clara “Claire” (Del Donno) Lindgren, 95, of Cumberland passed away peacefully Saturday, September 9, 2023 at Heritage Hills Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, Smithfield. She was the wife of the late Alton B. Lindgren.

Born in North Providence, a daughter of the late Teodoro and Carmela (DeLuca) Del Donno, she had lived in Cumberland for the past 68 years.

Mrs. Lindgren was a teacher’s aide in the Cumberland School Department for many years before retiring.

She was a communicant of Historic St. Joseph’s Church, where she was a member of the Women’s Club of the Church. She loved raising her children and spending time with family, grandchildren and friends. She loved to cook and enjoyed traveling.

She is survived by her two loving sons, Mark S. Lindgren and his wife Virginia of Cumberland and Carlton B. Lindgren and his wife Leslie of West Hartford, CT; her five beloved grandchildren, Allison, Brittany, Nicole, Danielle and Nicholas; her two beloved great grandchildren, Avery and Isabelle; and several nieces and nephews. She was the sister of the late Frank Del Donno, Joseph Del Donno and Carmela Baptista.

Her Mass of Christian Burial will be held Wednesday, September 13, 2023 at 10 A.M. in Historic St. Joseph’s Church, 1303 Mendon Road, Cumberland. Her burial will be in St. Francis Cemetery, Pawtucket.

Relatives and friends are invited and may call at Bellows Funeral Chapel, 160 River Road, Lincoln Tuesday 4-7 P.M. In lieu of flowers, contributions in Mrs. Lindgren’s memory to the Boston Children’s Hospital Trust, 400 Park Drive, Suite 602, Boston, MA 02115 (  would be appreciated. For Directions and Guest Book, please visit

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September 12, 2023

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Bellows Funeral Chapel
160 River Road
Lincoln, RI 02865

Mass of Christian Burial
September 13, 2023

10:00 AM
Historic Saint Joseph Church
1303 Mendon Road
Cumberland, RI 02864

September 13, 2023

Saint Francis Cemetery
163 Smithfield Avenue
Pawtucket, RI 02860


Boston Children's Hospital Trust
401 Park Street, Suite 602, Boston MA 02215


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