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Clara A. Guastamachio

Clara A. Guastamachio
  • July 15, 1921 - August 27, 2016
  • South Windsor, Connecticut

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“I am pleased to see that Chole is being remembered and celebrated for the kind generous lady she was. I could not let the day pass without saying...Read More »
1 of 7 | Posted by: P Scott-Durso - New Britain, CT

“Chloe was a truly beautiful person both inside & out. Whenever I saw Chloe she was always wearing a beautiful smile. Chloe was blessed with a lovely...Read More »
2 of 7 | Posted by: A friend

“I had the pleasure of knowing Chole for 8 years. She was a dynamic, kind, generous lady, who loved her children unconditionally. She has crossed my...Read More »
3 of 7 | Posted by: P. Stacey Scott-Durso - CT

“Those we love don't go awaythey walk beside us every day our times together will lingerforever. ”
4 of 7 | Posted by: Bob Boy - Southington, CT

“My sister Stacey Scott Durso dated Gary 30+ years ago and I remembered meeting your mom and she was quiet the lady...I contacted my sister to let her...Read More »
5 of 7 | Posted by: Kathleen Scott-Royal - CT

“Thinking of you all. A lady to admire and love. Brian and Colleen Sample Stuart. FL ”
6 of 7 | Posted by: Colleen Sample - Stuart, FL

“Our sincere sympathies for your loss. ”
7 of 7 | Posted by: Samsel & Carmon Funeral Home - CT

Clara A. (Boy) Guastamachio (Chloe), 95, of South Windsor, beloved wife of the late Joseph S. Guastamachio, died unexpectedly on Saturday, August 27, 2016. She was born on July 15, 1921 in Hartford, CT, daughter of the late Rudolph and Emma Boy. Chloe was married to her husband Joseph in 1948 and together they lived in East Hartford and South Windsor. She leaves her children, Gary Guastamachio and his wife Linda of Tolland, Ann Keller and her husband Tony of Westerly, RI and Rheina Aregood and her husband Greg of South Windsor; her sister, Marion Walton of East Hampton, her brother Robert Boy and his wife Pat of Southington; four grandchildren, Jesika Shekleton and her husband Mark of Vernon, Matteo Guastamacchio of Nashville, TN, Tonya Bright and her husband Jon of Coventry and Peter Glyman and his wife Christine of Tolland; four great grandchildren , Aria, Delaney, Emma and Hannah, who all knew her as Mommy Ma, a brother-in-law, Edward Havens and a sister-in-law, Antoinette Colasanto both of South Windsor and many nieces and nephews who considered her their favorite Aunt. She also leaves her beloved "grand dog" Sashie. She was predeceased by many brothers and sisters. Through all her life, she was a lady of grace, compassion, strength, understanding and unconditional love for her family. There was something truly special about her; if you knew her you would understand why she was an angelic soul. She always brought peace whatever the circumstance. Born 7th of 14 children and growing up during the Depression, she worked hard to keep her siblings together. With her strength and determination, she opened her own business at the age of 23, the "Claire Frances Beauty Shoppe" on Capitol Ave. in Hartford. She will be greatly missed. Her family will receive friends on Friday, September 9, 2016, from 5 to 8 p.m., at the Samsel & Carmon Funeral Home, 419 Buckland Rd., South Windsor. A memorial service will be held on Saturday, September 10, 2016, at 10:00 a. m., at the funeral home. Burial will follow at Wapping Cemetery in South Windsor. In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to Boys Town, PO Box 8000 Boys Town, NE 68010 and/ or Our Companions Animal Rescue P. O. Box 956, Manchester, CT. 06040. Please visit us at for online condolences and guest book.