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WILMOT, NH - Clara (Bigelow) Langley of Wilmot, NH died December 20th, 2015 at the age of 97, surrounded by her children after a brief illness. Born in Fayette, Maine on June 21, 1918, she was the daughter of Earl and Erma (Fellows) Bigelow.

Being the daughter of ministers, she grew up in several different towns throughout Maine. After high school and college she had a long career as a school teacher teaching in various locations in Maine, Maryland, and New Hampshire. Clara was the Wilmot, NH "Boston Post Cane" holder for being the oldest resident in Wilmot (from June 2013 until her death). She was a long time member of the Wilmot Congregational Church.

Family includes her son and daughter-in-law, Ron & Donna Langley of Auburn, NH, daughter, Nancy Langley of Wilmot, NH, grandchildren Sheri & Mark Williams, Melissa & Lender Saint Cyr, and Jordan Langley, plus seven great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband, Frank Langley, a daughter, Louise Huntley, and a brother, Harold Bigelow.

There will be no calling hours. A memorial service will be held at the Wilmot Congregational Church on Saturday, January 9, 2016 at 2:00 P.M. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to either Special Olympics or the American Cancer Society.

The Chadwick Funeral Service (www.chadwickfuneralservice.com) is in charge of the arrangements.
Published on  December 28, 2015
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