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Jeanne A. Clifford
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  • Notre Dame Academy
    1073 Main Street
    Hingham, MA 02043
  • Massachusetts Maritime Academy
    101 Academy Drive
    Buzzards Bay, MA 02532

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“Dear Clifford Family,We regret that we can't be with you as you share your stories and memories of Jean. Please accept our condolences for her, and...Read More »
1 of 8 | Posted by: Peter Fraser

“To the Clifford Family, Loved Jeanne very much, as did all the members of the exercise class at St. Mary's. May God bless you all.Eileen...Read More »
2 of 8 | Posted by: Eileen Smith - Norwood, MA

“Thoughts and prayers to the Clifford Family. Aunt Jean was 1 of a kind. Great memories of her, mom and Lovie laughing in the kitchen. Love to all...Read More »
3 of 8 | Posted by: A friend

“What a great life and family I feel like all the Cliffords were just brothers and sisters...my mother and Jean were best of friends for 79 years.....Read More »
4 of 8 | Posted by: Frank Remmes - Lilburn, GA

“To Janine and family, We send our heartfelt condolences. We are thinking of you at this sad time.~Russ & Kate Scarlata ”
5 of 8 | Posted by: Kate Scarlata - Medway, MA

“God's word gives needed encouragement to those mourning over the lost of life. May his words strengthen you so that each day you could cope. 1...Read More »
6 of 8 | Posted by: A friend

“It was a pleasure to know Jeanne. We had many laughs and fun at the YMCA Pool in Needham. She was so helpful to me when I was ill. She loved her...Read More »
7 of 8 | Posted by: Connie Scanlan - West Roxbury, MA

“We are so very sorry for the loss of your Mother. She sounds like quite a woman. God Bless her and know she watches over you all now. Sincerely,...Read More »
8 of 8 | Posted by: Sheila Andrews - Weymouth, MA


Clifford, Jeanne A. (Watson), of Westwood, formerly of Hyde Park died April 16, 2017 surrounded by her loving family.

Beloved wife of the late Francis E. Clifford. Loving mother of John and Gail Clifford of Wareham, Richard and Anne Clifford of Marstons Mills, Janine and Frank Murphy of Dedham, Julie Clifford and Michael Terry of Westwood, Eileen and Craig Comstock of Marblehead and Stephen and Jennifer Clifford of Barnstable. Devoted grandmother of Kara and John Carey, John and Lisi Clifford, Kaitlyn Clifford, Meghan Clifford, Kevin Murphy, Liam Murphy, Sean Terry, Dylan Terry, Derek Scace, William Clifford, Alyssa Clifford, Ethan Clifford, Camille Comstock, Catherine Comstock, Cameron Comstock, Ted Clifford and Andrew Clifford. Great grandmother of Mackenzie, Connor and Jameson Carey and lifelong friend of Nancy (Riley) Faherty. Sister of the late Air Corps Sargent John T. Watson, Mary E. Smith and Gerard Watson (Brother Quentin, OFM). Also survived by many loving nieces and nephews.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend visiting hours in the Holden, Dunn and Lawler Funeral Home, 55 High Rock St., Westwood on Thursday April 20th from 4-8pm. Funeral procession from the funeral home on Friday morning April 21st at 9am followed by a Mass of Christian Burial in St. Denis Church, 157 Washington St., Westwood at 10am. Interment at Knollwood Memorial Park, Canton.

Jeanne was passionate about the power of higher education to open the doors of possibility for all.

In lieu of flowers, honor her memory by donating to the scholarship fund of your choice or to Notre Dame Academy, 1073 Main Street, Hingham, MA 02043 or to the Massachusetts Maritime Academy, 101 Academy Drive, Buzzards Bay, MA 02532.

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