Claire M. Light

March 13, 1934 - May 27, 2012

WESTVILLE - Mrs. Claire Marion Light, age 78, died Sunday night, May 27, 2012, at her home in Westville.

Born March 13, 1934 in Jamaica, Queens, she was a daughter of the late Robert and Alice Ada (Lorch) MacAlpine.

On May 3, 1959, Claire married William Leroy Light at the First Presbyterian Church of Katonah.

A beautician by trade, she worked for a time with her cousin, Margaret Manning, at her business, Village Center Beauty Salon, which was located on Main Street in Brewster.

She was a faithful Christian, and was a devoted member of Faith Baptist Church in Hyde Park.

Claire is survived by her husband of 53 years, Bill, of Westville; one daughter, Bonnie Scofield and her husband, Brian, of Rodman; one son, Glenn Light and his wife, Wendy, of Wappingers Falls; three grandchildren, Bethany, Joern and Sonja Light; and three step grandchildren.  She is further survived by two sisters, Lois Duffner and her husband, Warren, of Tavares, Florida, and Doris Noe and her husband, Bud, of Katonah.

A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, June 2, 2012, at Faith Baptist Church, 4898 State Highway 28, Cooperstown, with the Rev. Michael Glisson, pastor, officiating.

The Connell, Dow & Deysenroth Funeral Home in Cooperstown is assisting the family.

If you would like to send condolences to the family, send an email to Connell, Dow & Deysenroth. We will forward your comments to the family. If you would like to send flowers in memory of the deceased, contact Mohican Flowers, or call them at (607) 547-8822.