Claudette was born on June 22, 1951 in Bathurst, New Brunswick. The daughter of Donald and Florence Cameron, she was the eldest of 15 children. Being the oldest child, compassion, patience, devotion, and love came naturally to Claudette and guided her throughout her entire life.
Claudette married Stephen Buckley on August 26, 1972 and they had 5 children, Jonah, Jody, Melanie, Melissa, and Joshua, and 10 grandchildren, Zachary, Logan, Jacob, Jonah, Brooklynn, Kolton, Mason, Ausha, Ella, and Oliver.
Claudette lived for her family and always put their needs before her own. She was a devout Catholic who lived her faith. Claudette was an amazingly creative woman who immersed herself in crafts including ceramics, painting and quilting. Her creativity is evident in every home of every person she ever loved. Her generous nature, unwavering faith, intelligence, honesty, loyalty to friends, and unconditional love for all will be truly missed and never forgotten.