Claire S. Schermerhorn nee Shondell, was born December 12, 1930 and passed away February 14, 2018. Beloved wife of the late John “Jack” Schermerhorn; loving mother of Joan (Ron) Hoffman, John, Ellen (John Labiak) Reed, Dan (Marianne), Bill (Jacquie), and Jim (Nelle) Schermerhorn; proud grandmother of Adam & Mark, Nicholas, Maggie & Jack, Mitchell & Matthew, and Tom & Luke, and the late Clare Schermerhorn; dear sister of the late Helen “Happy” Shondell, IHM and Robert Shondell; fond sister-in-law of Mary Frances, O.S.B., Margaret, Nancy (the late Jack) Van Der Bosch, Richard (Patricia) Schermerhorn, the late Harry (the late Mary Elizabeth), the late Robert (the late Joan), the late Thomas (Patricia) Schermerhorn; devoted daughter of the late Francis “Tate” and Mary nee Campbell Shondell;  caring niece of the late Helen Campbell. Claire was a sweet aunt and “grandma” to many nieces and nephews.

Please help us celebrate a life well lived on Friday, February 23, 2018, 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at Donnellan Family Funeral Home, 10045 Skokie Boulevard, at Old Orchard Road Skokie, IL 60077. Funeral Mass Saturday, February 24, 2018, 11 :00 a.m., at St. Joan of Arc Church, 9245 Lawndale Ave., Evanston, IL 60203. Interment private St. Mary Cemetery Lake Forest, IL. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to The Benedictine Sisters of Chicago, 7430 N. Ridge Blvd., Chicago, IL 60645 or to The IHM Sisters, 610 W. Elm Ave., Monroe, Ml 48162. Funeral Info: (847) 675-1990 or www.donnellanfuneral.com