81, of Cranston, passed away peacefully, surrounded by her family on, Wednesday, August 7, 2019 at home. She was the beloved wife of fifty-four years to A. Michael Gaulin. Born in Providence, she was a daughter of the late Gennarino and Addolorata (Signore) Lombardi. Claudia was a Registered Nurse at Women and Infants Hospital, Providence for over twenty-five years before her retirement in 1984. She was a graduate of the Newport Hospital, School of Nursing. Claudia was a member and past secretary of the RI Kennel Club, American Kennel Club, and Cranston Chapter VSA.
Besides her husband, she is survived by her loving children, Jacqueline Gaulin of Wilmington, NC, Jody Gaulin of Cranston, Michael Gaulin and his wife Lisa of Bourne, MA, Michelle Gaulin of San Francisco, CA, and Dale Gaulin and his wife Ana of Cumberland. Claudia was the cherished grandmother Christopher M. Gaulin, Brady J. Gaulin, and Carter J. Gaulin. She was the sister of Suzanne Torti of FL.
Her funeral service and burial will be private. VISITING HOURS are respectfully omitted. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Rhode Island SPCA, 186 Amaral Street, Riverside, RI 02915.