Claire Orthner

Obituary of Claire Alberta Orthner

Claire Alberta Orthner, of Mays Landing, NJ passed away on Saturday June 29, 2019 at Atlanticare Regional Medical Center, Mainland Division.  Born on November 24, 1927 to Hugo and Grace Schmidt.  Widow of Milton L. Orthner.  Beloved mother of Mark (Anne) Orthner and Grace (Ricky) Nelson.  Proud grandmother of Linda Orthner, Denise Orthner (Kyle Hart), and Victoria Martin-Nelson.


Claire grew up on Princeton Avenue in the Mayfair section of Philadelphia.  She had recently moved to Mays Landing after residing in Elmtowne, NJ for the past 14 years.  She was employed by the School District of Philadelphia at Mastbaum Vocational and Mayfair Elementary Schools, and then INA/CIGNA in Philadelphia and Voorhees.


Services for Claire will be held privately.  In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Atlantic City Rescue Mission, 2009 Bacharach Blvd., Atlantic City, NJ 08401.  Condolences may be shared at

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