Claire T. Allotta passed away on February 19, 2022, with her beloved cat Squishy by her side, and surrounded by family members at home. Claire was born on October 20, 1928. She was predeceased by her husband of 60 years, Laurence Allotta Jr, her son Albert Hilderhoff, and her sister Margaret Colicchio. She is survived by her daughter Rose Yereance and her husband John; her daughter Catherine Gray and her husband Robert; her son Laurence Allotta III, and her estranged son James Allotta and daughter-in-law Laura. Claire had 9 grandchildren and 6 great grandchildren. Claire worked for many years at Becton & Dickson, Teldyne Stillman and Visiting Homemakers of Ocean County. Claire loved all animals, especially her late dogs Tippy and Max. Claire was a kind hearted person who loved her family and home very much. She will be greatly missed by all that had the privilege of knowing her.