RILEY, H. Claire of Winchester, formerly of Belmont, entered into eternal rest on Monday, January 17, 2022 in the Woburn Nursing Center. She was 96 years old. Born in Boston, Claire lived in Belmont for many years. She was a real estate broker by profession. Beloved wife of the late John Riley. Dear and devoted mother of the late Brian and Shaun J. Riley. Longtime companion of the late William Achorn. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend Claire’s funeral from the Short, Williamson & Diamond Funeral Home, 52 Trapelo Rd. BELMONT, Friday, Jan. 21, at 9 a.m. Funeral Mass in St. Luke’s Church, 132 Lexington St., Belmont, at 10 a.m. Interment Belmont Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, contributions in Claire’s memory to the Brian and Shaun J. Riley Memorial Scholarship Fund, c/o The Belmont Town Treasurer, Town Hall, Belmont, MA 02478 would be sincerely appreciated. Late member of the Emblem Club of Melrose, Ladies Auxiliary VFW, 2394 and Arlington Irish-American. swdfuneralhome.com
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