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Clancy, Thomas J.

Clancy, Thomas resized

Thomas James Clancy, a resident of Dedham for 19 years, died Friday, April 25, 2014 at the Miriam Boyd Parlin Hospice Home in Wayland after a long ilness.  He was 61.  Tom was born December 19, 1952 in Boston, Masachusetts, one of the five children of Thomas R. and Margaret (Goggin) Clancy.  He grew up in Roslindale and was inducted into the US Army in 1971, spending two years as a Private First Class during the Vietnam era.  Tom spent the last 10 years working as a metrologist for U Mass Biologics, a new drug development and manufacturing company.  He was a member of the Pool League at the Dedham Moose Club.  Tom is survived by his wife, Eleanor (McDonald) Clancy; his son, Thomas J. Clancy of Dedham; his two daughters, Amy Clancy and Sarah Clancy, both of Dedham; his parents, Thomas and Margaret (Goggin) Clancy of Roslindale; his sister, Kathleen M. Waxman of Roslindale; and his brothers, Edward M. Clancy of Dedham, and Brian W., and his wife Anne (Lydon) Clancy of Franklin.  He was the brother of the late Paul F. Clancy.  Visiting hours will be held Tuesday, April 29th from 4 to 8 PM at the Folsom Funeral Home, 87 Milton Street, Dedham.  Relatives and friends will gather at the funeral home Wednesday at 10 AM and proceed to St. Mary’s Church, 420 High Street, Dedham for his Mass of Christian Burial at 11 ‘o clock.  Interment will follow in Brookdale Cemetery in Dedham.

Guestbook Entries

  1. Brian & Weddy
    April 27th, 2014 | 12:38 pm

    Our thoughts and prayers are with all of Tommy’s family and friends during this difficult time.

    Please accept our most heartfelt sympathies for your loss.

    From Brian & Weddy in North Carolina and all his relatives in Ireland.

  2. Bob and Sue Maher
    April 27th, 2014 | 3:31 pm

    God Bless. Our prayers are with Tom’s Family.

  3. Scott & Luisa Alberti
    April 27th, 2014 | 6:28 pm

    We are very sorry about your loss. We are sending our deepest sympathy to your family at this time. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.

  4. Aldo & Eileen Quattrocchi
    April 28th, 2014 | 7:51 am

    We are so very sorry for your loss. We are praying for Tom’s family.

  5. Thomas Little
    April 28th, 2014 | 8:09 am

    Very sorry for your loss. My thoughts are with you during this difficult time.

  6. Tony Annatone
    April 28th, 2014 | 8:09 am

    Sorry for your loss..I love Tom so much but we who know Jesus WILL SEE HIM AGAIN as Gods word says absent with the body PRESENT with the LORD..and I pray that God will comfort all your hearts with that hope right there. love Tony A.

  7. Gleny Peralta
    April 28th, 2014 | 9:19 am

    My deepest sympathy; prayers for is wife & kids.

  8. Pat Koschen Larkin & Billy Jones
    April 28th, 2014 | 10:25 am

    We pray that all of Tom’s relatives and friends will be comforted in the knowledge that Tom’s friendship and faith in Jesus will bring him into the eternal presence and joy with the Lord. He was a dearly beloved friend and childhood neighbor, and we will miss him. One day at a time with Jesus, dear Tom, what a glorious reality!

  9. April 28th, 2014 | 10:32 am

    We are so sorry for your loss. May your cherished memories of Tom comfort all of you at this difficult time. Love, The Joyce Family.

  10. Bob Samonte
    April 28th, 2014 | 2:17 pm

    Our thoughts and prayers to the family with the loss of a good person. He is now with the Lord, God bless.

  11. Sarah
    April 28th, 2014 | 4:23 pm

    It must be incredibly difficult on the children to lose a father. I wish the utmost strength upon the family to carry on with their lives with positivity and love.

    God bless X

  12. Marie T. Doherty
    April 28th, 2014 | 5:00 pm

    I’ll keep you always in my prayers, you were always an wonderful and handsome boy. God Bless you, Aunt Marie.

  13. Marilyn & Melinda Stuart
    April 28th, 2014 | 9:03 pm

    We both have many fond memories of Tom. He was always the gentleman. May he have comfort and peace now and know that his legacy lives in all of you.


    Marilyn & Melinda Stuart

  14. John Kröne
    April 29th, 2014 | 10:11 pm

    Our sincere condolences to the family. May you find comfort in your loving memories, and in God’s promise to soon “wipe out every tear from your eyes…and death be no more” (Rev 21:3,4). With deepest sympathy and warmth of heart, Kröne Family

  15. Robert Walsh
    April 30th, 2014 | 9:36 am

    Tom was my neighbor and great friend from a young age. He helped me renovate my parents home in our 20’s. I’ve always had a deep respect and affection for him and his family I’m sorry for your loss and will remember him in my prayers.

  16. Emelia Ansu-G
    April 30th, 2014 | 9:45 am

    O Tom, I will forever miss you. I only saw you less than a week and you are no more. My prayers are with the entire family and loved ones. God strengthen us all, Amen!

  17. bill walsh
    April 30th, 2014 | 5:59 pm

    I’ve known tommy and paul since kindergarden. We went to the same elementary school. Tommy was a funny guy. We lost touch turing high school. He was a good friend. Our fathers both were boston firemen. My prayers are with the Clancy family

  18. Harv S. Vij
    April 30th, 2014 | 7:25 pm

    I’m glad Tom and I had a chance to work together over the past several years. Tom was always full of optimism and had a healthy spirit in his heart. My deepest condolences to the family.

  19. Eneida Shkurti
    May 2nd, 2014 | 10:38 am

    My deepest sympathies go to Tom’s family!

    I work at MassBiologics; I will never forget Tom smiling and his great attitude.

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