Marie Claire Galbraith

Born: June 15, 1918

Died: April 04, 2013

Services: Our Lady Help of Christian's RC Church Tuesday, April 9,2013 2-4 & 7-9PM

Visitation: Bedell-Pizzo Funeral Home Monday, April 8,2013 10:00AM

Marie Claire Galbraith, 94, of Tottenville, died Thursday in the Eger Health Care and Rehabilitation Center, Egbertville.

Born Marie Claire Drennan in Pleasant Plains, she moved to Tottenville 30 years ago.

She worked as a clerk at Metropolitan Life Insurance for 20 years, and previously had been a dietitian at the former St. Vincent's Hospital, now Richmond University Medical Center, in the early 1960s. Mrs. Galbraith enjoyed reading, solving crossword puzzles and opera music. She especially enjoyed time spent with her grandchildren.

Her husband, George, died 1965.

Surviving are her son, David; her daughters, Jean Tyrulis and Patricia Caldari; her brother, Richard; four grandchildren and one great-granddaughter.

The funeral will be Tuesday from the Bedell-Pizzo Funeral Home, Tottenville, with a mass at 10 a.m. in Our Lady Help of Christians R.C. Church, Tottenville. Burial will follow in Resurrection Cemetery, Pleasant Plains.

Cemetery: Resurrection Cemetery (Staten Island) (Map)

Location: Bedell-Pizzo Funeral Home (Map)

Church: Our Lady Help of Christians R.C.Church (Map)

Posted at: 4/8/2013 9:46:56 AM By:

Petersen Family

Email Address: [email protected]

May her sharing in the way of Jesus which she most prodigiously exhibited in her own life continue to enliven her, and us all, in the life to come.