Elizabeth C. Clancy, 89

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Elizabeth C. Clancy, 89, died Monday, January 31, 2011 in Framingham. She was the widow of the late Dr. George F. Clancy, who died on July 9, 1996. Born in Pawtucket, RI, she was the daughter of the late Arthur and Lillian (Houston) Pelkey.

She was a graduate of Pawtucket High School and St. Joseph's Nursing School in Providence. She served in the Army Nurse Corp. during World War II. She and her husband settled in Worcester, MA where he was a physician for 37 years and raised their five children. After Dr. Clancy’s retirement, they moved to Hopkinton to be closer to some of their family and watch their grandchildren grow up. She was an avid reader and New England sports fan. Her final years were spent at Carmel Terrace Assisted Living Home where she enjoyed her family, friends and activities. She not only knew everyone’s name, but always had a kind word to say to them as well.

She is survived by her sons George F. Clancy Jr. of Littleton, CO and Attorney Michael P. Clancy and his wife Tracy of Turners Falls, and her daughters Patricia Monahan and her husband Martin of Troy, NY, Dr. Jane Clancy of South Natick and Anne Nealon and her husband Thomas of Hopkinton. She also leaves her brothers Arthur Pelkey of Hartford, CT and John Pelkey of Pineville, NC. Lastly, she leaves her twelve grandchildren Matthew C. Nealon, Patrick S. Nealon, Callie H. Nealon, Andrew H. Nealon, Jack C. Nealon, and Mary Catherine W. Nealon; Stephen F. Monahan and Conor T. Monahan; Andrew G. Clancy and Jeffrey Clancy; and Porter E. Clancy, and Emma L. Clancy.

A memorial funeral Mass will be celebrated Saturday, February 5, 2011 at 10:00 a.m. in the Holy Family Chapel at St. Patrick's Manor, 863 Central St., Framingham. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of the Callanan Cronin Funeral Home, 34 Church St., Hopkinton (http://www.callanancronin.com).

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Respite Center, 112 Main St., Hopkinton, MA 01748.