A funeral mass was performed June 18 at Assumption All Saints Church, Jersey City, for Claire Helen Sova, a lifelong resident of Jersey City. She passed away June 11. Claire worked as a Senior Computer Operator in the Business Technology Department of the Jersey City Public Schools since 1988. She was the daughter of the late Edward and Helen; sister of the late Richard and best friend to the late Linda Patten. She is survived by her niece and god-daughter Kathleen Sova and godsons Thomas Martiak and Brian Bernath. Claire was loved by many family, friends and extended family. Services arranged by the Alvarez-Marshello Funeral Home, Jersey City .