July 16 2014: KENDALL, Claire Y.

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Claire Yvonne Kendall (Age 81)

On Tuesday, July 15, 2014, of Kensington, MD. Beloved wife of Paul A. Kendall; daughter of the late Helena Keane and Frank Biberstein; granddaughter of Lillian Webster Keane, who died 49 years, to the day, before her beloved granddaughter, whom she watched over after her daughter Helena died, while cradling her baby, Claire, in her arms; sister of the late Pauline Krafft (Frank) and the late Beatrice Ward; mother of Paul Kendall (Jeannette), Therese Lipovsky (Robert M.), Mary Claire Kendall; grandmother of 15, in descending order of age: Caitlin Workman, Kathryn Kendall, Joseph Kendall, Elizabeth Lipovsky, Adam Kendall, Marie Kendall, Christina Lipovsky, Sara Kendall, David Lipovsky, Charles Kendall, Gregory Lipovsky, Nina Kendall, Mary Lou Lipovsky, Rose Kendall, and Isabelle Kendall. Aunt of the nine Krafft children: Barbara, Sue, Jeanne, Don, Marie, Marty, Bill, Steve and Nancy; and Judy Ward. Her greatest joy in life was family harmony. Relatives and friends may call at Holy Redeemer Church, 9705 Summit Ave, Kensington, MD 20895, corner of Summit Avenue & Cable Drive, Friday, July 18, from 5-8:30 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Saturday, July 19, at 10:00 a.m. Private Interment at Gate of Heaven Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to the Pontifical University of the Holy Cross Foundation, 524 North Avenue, Suite 201, New Rochelle, NY 10801.

Francis J. Collins Funeral Home, Inc.
500 University Blvd. West
Silver Spring, MD 20901

Phone: 301.593.9500