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MARTOCHE - Claire E. January 21, 2017 at age 43. Beloved and cherished daughter of Hon. Salvatore R. and Mary Dee (nee Benesh) Martoche; dearest sister of Hon. Amy C. (Timothy W. Hoover) Martoche and Christopher C. (Kathleen F.) Martoche; loving aunt of Salvatore D. Martoche, Juliana C. Hoover, Charles D. Martoche and the late Sofia G. Hoover; also survived by aunts, uncles, cousins and friends. The family will be present to receive friends on Wednesday and Thursday from 4-8 PM at the (Delaware Chapel) AMIGONE FUNERAL HOME, INC., 1132 Delaware Ave. (near West Ferry St.), where prayers will be offered on Friday at 9:00 AM followed by a Mass of Christian Burial celebrated at 10:00 AM from Holy Cross R.C. Church, 345 7th St., Buffalo. Interment to follow in Forest Lawn Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Sofia Grace Hoover Scholarship Fund, c/o The Buffalo Seminary, 205 Bidwell Parkway Buffalo, New York 14222, of which Claire was a graduate. Family and friends deeply respect and admire Claire's valiant efforts to achieve and sustain recovery during her long and difficult struggle with mental illness and addiction. She is greatly loved and will be deeply missed. Please share condolences at

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