BIrds 02

Rachel Clavette

August 17, 1939 ~ November 8, 2022 (age 83) 83 Years Old


WOODBURY - Rachel Clavette, age 83, passed away on November 8, 2022 at home with her family by her side. She was the beloved wife of Fernand Clavette for 63 years.

Rachel was born on August 17, 1939 in New Brunswick Canada, to the late Sylvio and Jean (Morneault) Picard.  While  growing up in New Brunswick she met and married her husband, Fernand, in 1959.  They later moved to Connecticut and settled in Woodbury, where they raised their family and spent 59 years together. Rachel also worked for Duda and Goodwin, a local Woodbury machine parts business, then later she worked briefly for the food service department at IBM in Southbury.

Besides her husband, Rachel is survived by her four sons: Steve Clavette, Gary Clavette, Donald Clavette, and David (Laure) Clavette; her 3 grandchildren: Tierney, Leo, and Emma; as well as many extended family members. Rachel was preceded in death by her beloved daughter Susan Clavette Kovacs.

Family and friends are invited to attend a visitation from 5:00 - 7:00 PM on Thursday, November 17, 2022, at Carpino Funeral Home, 750 Main Street South in Southbury.  A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11:00 AM on Friday, November 18, 2022, at St. Teresa of Avila Church, 146 Main Street South (Rte. 6) in Woodbury.  Interment will immediately follow in New North Cemetery.  For directions, or to leave a message of remembrance, please visit

To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Rachel Clavette, please visit our floral store.


November 17, 2022

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Carpino Funeral Home
750 Main St. South
Southbury, CT 06488

Mass of Christian Burial
November 18, 2022

11:00 AM
St. Teresa of Avila Church
146 Main Street South
Woodbury, CT 06798

Video is available for this event

Graveside Service
November 18, 2022

12:15 PM
New North Cemetery
87 Washington Avenue
Woodbury, CT 06798


© 2022 Carpino Funeral Home. All Rights Reserved. Funeral Home website by CFS & TA | Terms of Use | Privacy Policy | Accessibility