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Obituary for Dr. Claude A. Fongemie

Dr. Claude A. Fongemie, beloved husband of Lynn (Clark) Fongemie, of Westerly, passed away at his home on Tuesday, October 2, 2018 at the age of 76.
Born in Van Buren, Maine he was a son of the late Albert and Bertha Fongemie.
Claude graduated Phi Beta Kappa from UCONN and went on to teach for many years in the Master’s Program at Trinity College. He retired from Aetna where he was employed as an Economist.
In addition to his wife Lynn, he leaves his son Robert Fongemie of Glastonbury, CT; his sister Shirley Fretterd of Roswell, GA; and several nieces and nephews. Dr. Fongemie was predeceased by his brother Al Fongemie.
Visiting hours are omitted. Funeral service and burial will be held privately at the convenience of his family. In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to St. Joseph’s College of Maine, 278 Whites Bridge Road, Standish, ME 04084 in his memory. Gaffney-Dolan Funeral Home, 59 Spruce St., Westerly is in charge of the arrangements. For online condolences please visit
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