In Memory of
Claire (Post)

Obituary for Claire (Post) Grimes

FRAMINGHAM, MA: Claire (Post) Grimes, 88, a resident of Framingham since 1960, passed away peacefully Monday Jan. 23, 2017 at MetroWest Medical Center in Framingham with her family at her side. She was the beloved wife of the late John Flynn "Jack" Grimes who passed in 2012.

Born in Trenton, New Jersey, she was the daughter of the late Mercur and Margaret (Betz) Post. While living in Framingham, Mrs. Grimes volunteered her time as the secretary for the former First Assembly of God Church, a post she held for 23 years. She will be remembered as a loving wife and mother and good friend to many.

She is survived by her 4 children, Marilyn (Grimes) Ryan of Belchertown, twin sons, Matthew Grimes of Wellsboro, Pennsylvania and Mark Grimes of Grapevine, Texas, and Michael Grimes of Framingham; 6 grandchildren and 9 great-grandchildren and a sister, Margaret (Post) Mohr of New Egypt, New Jersey. She was pre-deceased by her older brother Mercur J. Post of Hamilton, New Jersey.

A memorial service will be held Saturday Feb. 11 at 1:00 p.m. at the Boyle Bros. Funeral Home, 173 Union Ave., Framingham. There are no public visiting hours. The family suggests memorial donations, in lieu of flowers, be made to: the Shriner's Hospital for Children, 516 Carew St., Springfield, MA. 01104. Please visit for further information.