OBITUARY

John J. Clancy

July 10, 1941November 11, 2018

CLANCY, John J. of Norwood and St. Petersburg, FL, passed away peacefully surrounded by his family on November 11, 2018. He was 77 years of age.

Born in Norwood, he was the son of the late Michael and Margaret (Folan) Clancy. After graduating from Norwood High School, he attended the Peterson School for Engineering. John was a U.S. Navy veteran serving during the Cuban Missile Crisis. He retired after many years working as a First Class Engineer for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. John enjoyed time spent with family and friends. He loved to travel, especially to Ireland to visit family.

Beloved brother of Mary Clancy of Norwood, Barbara Wadland and her late husband Francis of Norwood and the late Sarah Clancy. Loving uncle of Sarah Wadland-Pratt and her husband Leo of Norwood. Loving father of Jennifer Clancy and the late Katie Clancy.

Funeral services will be held on Friday, November 16th at 10:00am from the Gillooly Funeral Home, 126 Walpole Street (Rte. 1A), Norwood, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 11:00am in St. Catherine of Siena Church, Norwood. Interment with military honors will follow the Mass in Highland Cemetery, Norwood. Visiting hours will be on Thursday from 4:00-7:00pm at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in memory of John J. Clancy to St. Catherine of Siena School, 249 Nahatan Street, Norwood, MA 02062.

Services

  • Visitation Thursday, November 15, 2018
  • A Mass of Christian Burial Friday, November 16, 2018
  • Interment with Military Honors Friday, November 16, 2018
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John J. Clancy

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Biography

CLANCY, John J. of Norwood and St. Petersburg, FL, passed away peacefully surrounded by his family on November 11, 2018. He was 77 years of age.

Born in Norwood, he was the son of the late Michael and Margaret (Folan) Clancy. After graduating from Norwood High School, he attended the Peterson School for Engineering. John was a U.S. Navy veteran serving during the Cuban Missile Crisis. He retired after many years working as a First Class Engineer for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. John enjoyed time spent with family and friends. He loved to travel, especially to Ireland to visit family.

Beloved brother of Mary Clancy of Norwood, Barbara Wadland and her late husband Francis of Norwood and the late Sarah Clancy. Loving uncle of Sarah Wadland-Pratt and her husband Leo of Norwood. Loving father of Jennifer Clancy and the late Katie Clancy.

Funeral services will be held on Friday, November 16th at 10:00am from the Gillooly Funeral Home, 126 Walpole Street (Rte. 1A), Norwood, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 11:00am in St. Catherine of Siena Church, Norwood. Interment with military honors will follow the Mass in Highland Cemetery, Norwood. Visiting hours will be on Thursday from 4:00-7:00pm at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in memory of John J. Clancy to St. Catherine of Siena School, 249 Nahatan Street, Norwood, MA 02062.