Passed away March 20th, 2018 from the Health Science Centre in St. Johns at the age of 84 years. He leaves to mourn with fond and loving memories his wife Lillian; daughters Wanda and Leah (Curtis); grandsons Gavin and Brendan; great-grandsons Jagger and Jaxon; sisters Lorrie White, Mable Diamond, Irene Sinyard; brothers/sisters in law Hazareth Coles, Beatrice, Caroline (Walter), Joan, Isaac (Olive), Sharon, Clayton (Sheila), and Edna. Claude was predeceased by his mother, father, sisters, brothers, sisters-in-law, and brothers-in-law. Visitation was held from St. Mary’s Anglican Church in Black Duck Cove from where the funeral was held on Sunday, March 25th, 2018 at 3:00 pm with Rev. Claire Stewart officiating. Interment followed. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Kerry M. Fillatre’s Funeral Home, St. Anthony and Roddickton, Lee Nippard, funeral director.