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Obituary for Claire Padron (Kurowski)

Claire Ann (Kurowski) Padron, 80, of Simsbury, wife of the late Ramon Padron, Jr., died Friday, June 24, 2022 at Hartford Hospital. She was born February 22, 1942 in Monessen, PA, daughter of the late Zigmund Anthony and Clara (Scheffler) Kurowski and had lived in Babylon, NY prior to moving to Simsbury over 40 years ago. Claire was a graduate of New York University (“NYU”), Class of 1964, having received her Bachelor of Arts Degree in Spanish. Mrs. Padron was a Real Estate Agent for Prudential for many years prior to her retirement and was a substitute teacher for Granby Schools and Suffield Academy. She was a member of the Farmington Valley Choral. In addition to singing, Claire had a great love for art having enjoyed attending classes, doing crafts, quilting, sewing and ceramics as well as spending time gardening.

She is survived by her two daughters, Clara Koblosh and husband John of Enfield and Margaret Padron and William Rosenstein of East Haddam; grandchildren, Victoria Rose Padron of East Haddam and Melinda Ambury Koblosh and her husband Matthew; her siblings, Paula Blanes and husband Leo of Cranford, NJ and Lee, NH, Susan Miccio and husband Richard Marcoux of Bronxville, NY and Jupiter, FL and Kathy Grunder and husband Jeffrey of Clark, NJ; her sister-in-law and brothers-in-law, Sylvia Padron, Paul Padron and wife Terry, and Henry Padron and wife Mia and their families; her cousin Marcia Goss and her children Karen Tippins and Walter and Kenny Goss and her niece, Leah Blanes.

Her is family will receive friends at the Vincent Funeral Home, 880 Hopmeadow Street in Simsbury on Tuesday, July 5th from 4:00 PM to 8:00 PM. Funeral Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10:00 AM on Wednesday, July 6th at St. Catherine of Siena Church, 265 Stratton Brook Road in West Simsbury. Burial will follow in Simsbury Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Wounded Warrior Project, P.O. Box 758516, Topeka, Kansas 66675-8516 or to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105. Please visit Claire’s “Book of Memories” at for online tributes.