Clare (Murdock) Kline, 103

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WELLESLEY – Clare (Murdock) Kline, of Wellesley Hills passed away on Thursday July 16, 2021 at the age of 103. 

She was born and raised in Watertown, MA.  Married the late Joseph Kline in 1938 then resided in Wellesley for 71 years. 

Predeceased by her parents John and Mary (Maguire) Murdock and siblings Paul, David and Joan.  Survived by her children John Kline and his wife Pam of Natick, Phil Kline and Patty Ramsay of Portland, ME, Steve Kline and his wife Monika of Nashua, NH, Pat Kline and his wife Linda of Framingham.  Also survived by 9 grandchildren and 11 great grandchildren.  Clare was an avid Red Sox and Patriots fan. She was crossing guard for 20 years for the Town of Wellesley. She loved mystery novels, travel, gardening and she lived a simple life by choice and was loved by many who knew her. 

Private Graveside Service was held at St. Mary Cemetery Needham. 

In lieu of flowers donations in memory of Clare may be made to The Jimmy Fund 10 Brookline Place West 6th Floor Brookline, MA 02445. 

Arrangement by Everett Funeral Home in Natick. For guest book please visit


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