Claire Marshall Twigg, age 65, loving mother of four, passed away in the early hours of January 6, 2022 after a courageous battle with lung cancer. Claire was born on June 22, 1956 in Bethesda, MD. She grew up the middle of 10 children and learned strength and compassion by example of her loving parents, Claire and Francis Marshall.
Claire was a passionate woman who raised her four children as a single mother. She endured hardships with dignity and grace, always being a positive role model for those around her. She had many friends in life who became family to her. Everyone who met Claire grew to love her. She had a smile that lit up every room she entered. She will be greatly missed by all she touched, especially her children and grandchildren, whom she loved with all of her heart.
“We hold you close within our hearts and there you will remain.
To walk and guide us through our lives until we meet again.”
Claire is survived by her four children, Alicea Wolf, Steven Rutter, Thomas Twigg, and Paul Twigg. Her son-in-law, Jason Wolf, and three , Anna Rutter, Ashley Twigg, and Mishal . She is also survived by her beautiful grandchildren, Brianna, Jaxson, Isis, John, Elizabeth, Sarah, Hailey, Chloe, Natalie, and Aria. As well as her grand-dogs, Bear and Raven, who never left her side. Claire has many sisters, brothers, in-laws, nieces, nephews, and friends who will miss her dearly.
She is preceded in death by her parents, Claire Grace Shea and Francis Joseph Marshall, as well as her sister, Mary Ellen, brothers Frank and Brian, and brothers-in-law, Gordon, Beau, and Johnny.
In lieu of flowers, please donate to Claire’s favorite charity, St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.