Claire Goodman, 12, was a Kent sixth-grader

Claire Amelia Goodman, 12, of Kent, died Jan. 30, 2011, at Westchester Medical Center, Valhalla, N.Y.

Miss Goodman was born July 10, 1998, in Danbury, daughter of John P. Goodman and Tara (Pyle) Goodman.

She was a student in the sixth grade at Kent Center School.

In addition to her parents, she is survived by two sisters, Carly and Shae.

A memorial mass will take place today (Friday) at 11 a.m. at Sacred Heart Church in Kent.

The Lillis Funeral Home of New Milford is in charge of arrangements.

Memorials may be made to the Make-A-Wish Foundation of Connecticut, 940 White Plains Road, Trumbull, CT 06611.