NORTH EASTHAM - Joseph Charles Clancy, Jr. of N. Eastham, formerly of Newton, age 82, died peacefully at home from a rare form of leukemia on November 8, 2018.

Joseph is survived by his wife Marie Domigan Clancy; son Mark and wife Claudia of Prairie Village, KS; son Christopher and wife Alysia of Covington Township, PA and three grandchildren, Catherine, Jacob and Kyle; his sister Anne Clancy Botsch of Falmouth and brother Robert and his wife Gail of Questa, NM. He was preceded in death by his parents, Catherine and Joseph Clancy, and brother Thomas.

Born on July 5, 1936, he was a “Triple Eagle” earning his bachelor’s, master’s and doctorate from Boston College. Joe served his country as a First Lieutenant in the U.S. Army, after undergraduate, then worked tirelessly in the Newton Public School System for more than 35 years as a teacher, counselor and school psychologist.

Joe married his love Marie and celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary in February with family and friends on Cape Cod and in Tampa, FL. Joe loved life, his family and had a deep love of the land and sea. He enjoyed golf and playing in fundraising tournaments on Cape Cod, and supported the Cape Cod National Seashore and Nauset Lighthouse.

The family expresses their heartfelt thanks to the nurses and doctors at Cape Cod Hospital and the staff at VNA Hospice. Friends and family are invited to Nickerson Funeral Home, Orleans, Monday 4-7pm. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at St. Joan of Arc Roman Catholic Church, Orleans, Tuesday at 10am. Interment will be Wednesday at Calvary Cemetery in Waltham. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Cape Cod Hospital, Hyannis, or the Center for Coastal Studies, Provincetown. Anyone who is able to donate blood is encouraged to do so in Joe’s memory.

For online condolences please visit www.nickersonfunerals.com.

 

Nickerson Funeral Home
508-255-0259