April 18, 1942 ~ April 23, 2020
Claire Ann Ettley, age 78, a 40 year resident of the South Bay, passed away peacefully on April 23, 2020.
Born in Queens New York to Mona Murphy and Jeffrey James “Punk” Robertson, she graduated from Academy of St. Joseph’s in Brentwood NY in 1955. In 1961 Claire married George Ettley and had four children - Jeffrey, George Jr., Brian and Christopher. She was a bus driver and a volunteer for the rescue squad in New Jersey, where they raised the children. After moving to the South Bay Claire cleaned houses and pet sat.
Claire loved crime shows, her grandchildren and chocolate cake. She is survived by her brother Donald, three children, three daughters-in-law and eight grandchildren. Her son Brian passed away in 2014.
There will be a private family celebration of her life in May.
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