Claire M. Quinton



LANCASTER, SC ~ Mrs. Claire Marie Rondeau Quinton, age 74, passed away Friday, April 13, 2018 at her home. She was born August 16, 1943 in Lowell, MA, the daughter of the late Victor Roland Rondeau and Loretta Martineau Rondeau and was the wife of the late Russell Gordon Quinton. Mrs. Quinton retired from the Lancaster County School District. She loved her children and grandchildren and family was her life. She and her late husband traveled the country in their RV and enjoyed spending time at the beach and the mountains. Mrs. Quinton was a long-time member of Lynnwood United Methodist Church and she was instrumental in the formation of the Bridge Program from its inception.

Mrs. Quinton is survived by her children, Ronald (Penny) Quinton, Kevin Quinton, David (Susan) Quinton, Deborah (Richard) Reingold, Carlton (Alice) Quinton, Angela (Joe) Lancia, and Patricia (Bob) Whitaker; twelve grandchildren; two great grandchildren and a sister-in-law, Patricia Rondeau of Dracut, MA.

Mrs. Quinton was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; a granddaughter, Hannah Quinton; and three brothers, Edward Rondeau, Victor Rondeau and Dennis Rondeau.

The Celebration of Life Service for Mrs. Quinton will be 4:00 pm Wednesday, April 18, 2018 at Lynnwood United Methodist Church by Rev. Yevette Pressley and Retired Rev. Betty Kay Hudson.

The family will receive friends from 5:00 – 8:00 pm Tuesday evening, April 17, 2018 at Burgess Funeral Home and suggest memorial contributions be made to Lynnwood United Methodist Church, 1753 Lynwood Drive, Lancaster, SC 29720.