Claire Eileen Atherden

December 7, 1919 - October 8, 2016

12/07/1919 - 10/08/2016

CHESAPEAKE –Claire Eileen Atherden, 96, died October 8, 2016. Mrs. Atherden was born in Shrewsbury, MA to the late John Gardner and Stella V. Buckley. She was a homemaker, but worked building aircraft at the Chance Vought factory during WWII. Mrs. Atherden was a Gold Star mother, having lost her son, Lester R. Atherden, III (USMC) during Vietnam. She was also predeceased by her husband, Lester R. Atherden, Jr.
Left to cherish her memory are her loving children, Mark James Atherden, (USMC), of Mr. Dora, FL, Claire Cowan and her husband Robert of Chesapeake, David A. (USMC) and Robert Thomas Atherden of Norfolk, and Theresa Ann Hamby and her husband David of Chesapeake; a sister, Helen Giordano of NJ; and a host of grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great grandchildren.
Private memorial services will be held at a later date. Please express your condolences to the family

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5 years ago

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HOWARD AND JUDY ELLIOTT
5 years ago

DAVE AND FAMILY,WE ARE SO SORRY FOR YOUR LOSS. I’M SURE YOUR MOM IS IN A BETTER PLACE NOW AND REUNITED WITH THE LOVED ONE’S THAT WENT BEFORE HER. THINK OF THE GOOD TIMES AND THE MANY MEMORY’S. THINKING OF YOU AT THIS SAD TIME, HOWARD AND JUDY ELLIOTT

Michael Hooper
5 years ago

Dave and Family:

Please accept our deepest condolences from Fleet. Our thought and prayers are with you and your family during this time of sorrow.

May you and your family take comfort that Claire is in a place where there is no more pain or sorrow.

The Staff at Fleet Management