Claire (Kaelin) Sileo, 74

Claire (Kaelin) Sileo, 74, passed away on Feb. 21, 2017. She was born Jan. 26, 1943.

She was very talented and enjoyed spending time with family, doing crafts, making flower arrangements and cooking. Sileo and her husband, Raymond, graduated together from Holy Cross High School, in the Class of 1961. She was much loved by all who knew her and will be remembered for her kindness, selflessness and caring for everyone.

Sileo was preceded in death by her parents, Joseph and Marguerite Kaelin; her husband, Raymond Sileo; and her beloved son, Raymond. She is survived by her son, Joseph; grandchildren, Samantha and Christopher Sileo; siblings, Marguerite Fenimore, and Josephine and her husband, Mauro Correnti; many loving nieces and nephews; and many close, loving friends.

Services were scheduled for March 8 and 9, 2017, at Sweeney Funeral Home, Riverside, N.J. A Mass of Christian Burial was to be held at Saint Casimir Catholic Church in Riverside, with internment at Holy Assumption Cemetery, Roebling, N.J. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations to a charity of the giver’s choice would be appreciated. Condolences may be sent online at