Claire Frances Lane Bragaw, 90, of Trumbull passed away on Feb. 5, 2013  Claire was born in 1922 in Tuckerton, NJ.

Her parents were Francis and Albert Lane and she had one brother Walter Allen Lane of Alfred, ME who died in 2004.

She grew up in Columbus and Tuckerton, NJ and spent many happy days enjoying the simple life of long ago. Claire was married to Walter Bragaw of Trumbull for over 70 years.

Claire was a kind and gentle soul who loved her family and her greatest delight was in spending time with her beloved husband Walter, the ocean and walking the sands in Long Beach Island, NJ was a special event never to be missed, her favorite song being Ebb Tide.

She was small in stature but huge of heart, she made an impression on everyone she met.

She will be deeply missed by her husband Walter, her niece Melanie Lane Crane of Parsonsfield, ME, niece Mildred Hawks of Newtown and her neighbors Jim & Lorrie Steidlmayer.

Claire may you always have white sands and the beautiful sounds of the ocean.

Arrangements by Redgate-Hennessy, Main Street and Gorham Place, Trumbull.