Obituary: Joseph Edward Clancy of Huntington
Joseph Edward Clancy of Huntington, passed away July 5th 2015 at Bridgeport Hospital after a long illness.
He was predeceased by his wife of 55 years Leonara (Nodie) Clancy in 2009.
Born on April 8th 1930 to Genevive Herald Clancy and Joseph Clancy, he was a lifelong area resident.
Joe attended St. Ann’s Primary School in Black Rock and was a graduate of Bassick High School. He earned an engineering degree at the University of Bridgeport, and he was an MIT Sloan Fellow. Joe served in the United States Marine Corp during the Korean War. He worked locally at Producto Machines and at Bridgeport Machines and raised his family in Trumbull.
He also served as a board member of the YMCA of Greater Bridgeport, Peoples United Bank, and a local hospital. For many years Joe participated in local charities to fulfill his desire to better the lives of the children of the city of Bridgeport.
Joe enjoyed sports and was a fan of the New York Yankees and the New York Giants. He played golf with many friends locally and in Florida. Joe was also an avid reader.
He is survived by three daughters, Elizabeth Weber, Eileen Clancy, and Elaine Clancy, a son-in-law Steve Weber, and a granddaughter Kelsey Weber, as well as two sisters, Lois Walsh (Edward, deceased), and Jane Hultgren (George, deceased) and in-laws Elaine Mileski, Leonard and Lorna Berger, and Allan and Susan Berger. Joe is also survived by a large extended family of nephews, nieces, great nephews and nieces, and great great nieces and nephew.
Funeral services took place at Saint Lawrence Church in Huntington Center on Thursday, July 9th at 10:30 am. The Redgate-Hennessy Funeral Home, Main Street and Gorham Place, Trumbull, handled the arrangements.
In lieu of flowers the Family requests donations in honor of Joe to the Cardinal Shehan Center of Bridgeport, 1494 Main Street, Bridgeport, Connecticut, 06604.
To send online condolences please visit www.redgatehennessy.com.