Claire V. Gadowski, 89, retired from Bell Laboratories and member of Bell Labs Pioneers

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Claire V. Gadowski, 89, of Arbor Landing in Shallotte, died Thursday, March 31, 2016.

Born in Jersey City, N.J., on July 16, 1926, she was the daughter of the late Thomas and Grace Bartnicki and the widow of Joseph Gadowski. She had retired from Bell Laboratories and was a member of the Bell Labs Pioneers.

Surviving are her sons, Joseph (Jane) Gadowski of Calabash and Edward (Colleen) Gadowski of Southport; and three grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.

Funeral and burial services will be held in Freehold, N.J., at a date to be announced.

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