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Clare L. (Hardy) Diggs
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Obituary for Clare L. (Hardy) Diggs

Clare L. (Hardy) Diggs, 92, of Bradford, passed away at home on Wednesday, August 1 surrounded by her loving family.

Mrs. Diggs was born in New Haven, Ct on Sept. 17, 1925, the daughter of the late, William H. and Anna Louise (Pierce) Hardy.

She was educated in the New Haven school system. For many years she was employed at AT&T and retired in 1990.

She enjoyed bowling, ceramics, jazz music and spending time with her grandson.

Clare was known for being feisty, her great wit, and her “tell it like it is” candor. She was a generous person and was well liked.

Mrs. Diggs was the loving wife of the late Master Sergeant Clayton W. Diggs who passed away in 1970. She had traveled extensively in her lifetime living overseas and in various parts of the country while being an Air Force wife.

Clare was predeceased by her siblings, Marvin Hardy and Isabel Smith both of New Haven, Ct.

She is survived by her children, Susan L. Diggs of Bradford, Clayton W. Diggs, Jr. of Bradford and Gladys Coffey and her husband Vernon of Lynnfield, and a grandson, Carson Coffey of Lynnfield.

Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend her calling hours on Sunday, August 5, from 3PM-5PM at the H.L. Farmer and Sons Funeral Home, 106 Summer St., Haverhill MA. Her funeral service will be held on Monday, August 6 at 10AM at the funeral home. Interment will follow in Linwood Cemetery, Haverhill. To share a memory or for more information, please visit

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3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
H.L. Farmer & Sons Funeral Home - Haverhill

106 Summer Street
Haverhill, MA 01830





10:00 AM
H.L. Farmer & Sons Funeral Home - Haverhill

106 Summer Street
Haverhill, MA 01830

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Linwood Cemetery

51 Mill St.
Haverhill, MA 01830


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