85, of Brick, NJ passed away at home, surrounded by her family, on October 20, 2018. She was born and raised in Bayonne, and has lived in Brick for the last 25 years. Claire was predeceased in death by her husband, James Elder. Surviving Claire are her children, Patty Ostaszewski and husband Ted, Jim Elder and wife Kathy, and Nancy Paciulli and husband Joe; 7 grandchildren, Lindsey Kelly and husband Jim, Jennifer Ostaszewski, James Elder, Alex Paciulli, Matt Paciulli, William and Elizabeth Elder; also surviving are her great granddaughter, Grace Claire Kelly. Funeral arrangements by WEATHERHEAD YOUNG Funeral Home, 885 Mantoloking Rd., Brick, NJ.