Welcome to the memorial page for

Claire Margaret Barnable

September 4, 1932 ~ September 17, 2017 (age 85)

Claire Margaret Murphy Barnable, 85, of Franklin passed away Sunday, September 17, 2017. Born in Queens, NY, she was the daughter of the late William Henry Murphy and Clara Felix Murphy. In 1951 she married Robert Barnable who preceded her in death September 8, 2005.

Mrs. Barnable was a kindergarten school teacher and was a member of St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church where she was a trustee of the church. In addition, she started the Women's Guild; was a member of Faith Sharing and an active member and volunteer for the Food Pantry Program, and was a member of the Craft Guild.

Survivors include her daughter, Janice Rysinski (Robert) of Charleston, VA; sons, Robert M. Barnable of Franklin, NC and James Barnable of Oceanside, CA; grandchildren, Brian and Scott Rysinski and many friends.

A Wake Service of Scriptural Rosary conducted by the Faith Sharing Group will be held from 7:00‑9:00 pm, Tuesday, September 19, 2017 at the Chapel of Bryant Grant Funeral Home. The family will receive friends following the service.

A Funeral Mass will be held at 11:00 AM Wednesday, September 20, 2017 at St. Francis Catholic Church with Father Tien Duong officiating. Burial will follow at Woodlawn Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to The Priest's Retirement Fund or Food Pantry Program of St. Francis of Assisi Church.

Bryant‑Grant Funeral Home and Crematory is serving the Barnable family. Online condolences are available at bryantgrantfuneralhome.com.

 Service Information

Recitation of the Rosary
September 19, 2017

7:00 PM
Bryant-Grant Funeral Home
105 West Main Street
Franklin, NC 28734

Funeral Mass
September 20, 2017

11:00 AM
St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church
299 Maple Street
Franklin, NC 28734

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