Claire Fuchs Sherman, 84, of Randolph died March 26, 2016.
Mrs. Sherman was retired as a schoolteacher for the New York City Board of Education. She taught art and music for over 30 years to several generations of city schoolchildren, as well as teaching piano privately in New Jersey.
She was a graduate of Juilliard and the Manhattan School of Music.
She is survived by her companion of 25 years, Melvin Butman of Randolph; her daughter, Claudia (Patrick) Smith of Manhattan; and a grandson.
Services were held March 28 with arrangements by J.L. Apter Memorial Chapels of Dover.