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Claire T. (O'Brien) Hubauer
March 05, 2024


It is with heavy hearts we announce the passing of Claire T. (O’Brien) Hubauer, who passed away on March 5, 2024. She was 91 years old.

Claire was a lifelong resident of Malden. She was a 1950 graduate of Malden High School and a member of the National Honor Society and Pep Squad. Claire was a longtime employee of Nelson’s bakery before going to work for the Registry of Motor Vehicles. She then worked for the City of Malden wire and building department which she retired from. Claire liked to travel and enjoyed her trips to Ireland. She also loved visiting Charleston, SC and her trip to England. One of her favorite activities was shopping for her grandchildren and showering them with gifts. She cherished her grandchildren and great grandchildren and had so much love for them.

Claire was the wife of the late Robert J. Hubauer. She was the loving mother of the late Robert J. Hubauer Jr and his surviving wife Elizabeth of GA, Shawn J. Hubauer of Malden, and Mary Clare Carney and her husband Christopher of South Carolina. Claire is pre-deceased by 6 brothers and 3 sisters. She was the cherished grandmother of Robert III, Jennifer, Nicole, Mark, Sarah, Shawn, Katherine, Matthew, Christopher and Erin, and great grandmother of Andrew, Matthew, Riley, Venessa, Dylan, Victoria, Bryce, Emma, Savannah, Raleigh, Salem, Warren, Trenton, Stella and Megan. She is also survived by many nieces, nephews, great nieces and great nephews. Claire was the lifelong friend of Marilyn McMahon of Malden. Over the past few years Claire enjoyed fun Fridays with her friend Amanda Spartichino-Lopez. She will be dearly missed by her family and friends.

Funeral from the A. J. Spadafora Funeral Home, 865 Main Street, Malden on Wednesday March 13th at 9:00am followed by a Mass of Christian Burial in Saint Joseph’s Church, 770 Salem Street, Malden at 10:00am. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend. Visiting hours will be held at the funeral home on Tuesday March 12th from 4:00pm-8:00pm. Interment will be in Forest Dale Cemetery, Malden.

In lieu of flowers donations in Claire’s memory may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital at

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Spadafora Funeral Home
865 Main Street
Malden, MA 02148