of Newton Centre, on July 29, 2017. Beloved wife of the late Norton Sherman. Devoted mother of Amy Sherman, Steven Sherman and his wife Alison, and Brian Sherman and his wife Dawn. Cherished grandmother of Brendan, Alex, Michael, Zachary, Annie, Bradford, and Samantha. Dear sister of the late Janet Lovins. Claire was a passionate lover of dogs and an active member of the community supporting many philanthropies. Graveside services at Temple Israel of Boston Cemetery, 492 North Ave., Wakefield, Sunday, July 30, 2017 at 1:00 pm. Memorial observance at her late residence on Sunday from 3-6 pm. In lieu of flowers, donations in Claire’s memory may be made to Jewish Family Services, 1430 Main St., Waltham, MA 02451.