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Charles Thomas (Chuck) Clancy of 17 Foxfire Drive, Plattsburgh, N.Y. passed away on Monday, Jan. 15, 2018 at CVPH Medical Center in Plattsburgh. He was born in Freeport, Ill. on May 18, 1934, to James S. Clancy and Agnes Brown Clancy both deceased.
Chuck graduated from the University of Wisconsin in Whitewater in 1963.
He began his accounting career at Motorola in Chicago, Ill. in 1963 and continued working as comptroller at Kysor in Cadillac, Mich. to Nitec Paper in Niagara Falls, N.Y., to Plattco and other companies in Plattsburgh, N.Y. Upon his retirement from Martin Marietta in Cortland, N.Y. he founded his painting company, and professionally painted many commercial businesses and private housing in and around Plattsburgh. He was known for his attention to detail and honesty in both accounting and painting.
Chuck was given the privilege of traveling with the North Country Honor Flight XIII to Washington DC on Oct. 17, 2015. He was sponsored by his daughter, Heather Clancy-Nisoff and accompanied by his son-in-law, Jason Nisoff.
He was a member of Veterans club at Wisconsin State University, a member of St. John's Catholic Church where he was a lecturer, and treasurer. Chuck and together with his wife, Judy, taught confirmation classes and he was a member of the church choir. He was also a member of The Knights of Columbus.
Chuck is survived by his wife, Judith Brown Clancy and was married in Milwaukee, Wis. fifty three years ago. He is also survived by his daughters, Heather Clancy-Nisoff, son-law, Jason Nisoff and sons, Daniel and Riley: Erin Clancy Mike-Mayer son-in-law, Laz Mike-Mayer and children Brady, Caitlyn, and Reagan: Colleen Clancy Landversicht, son-in-law, Kenneth Landversicht and children Jordan, Shea, and Ava. He is also survived by his brother, Paul Clancy and wife Kathy; and his sister-in-law, Lois Clancy who was the wife of James Clancy, deceased. James and Lois were like parents to Chuck, as he lived with them and their children Sheryl, Patricia, Janice, James and Mary Regina. Chuck is also survived by three special people, Annette Miller, Johanna Pray, and Tommy Ero.
Deceased brothers and sisters, include James Clancy, Dolores Fritz, Carol Mitchell, Marilyn DeFries, Donald Clancy, Dale Clancy, and Jacqueline Clancy.
Calling hours will be held on Friday, Jan. 19, 2018 from 9 to 10:30 at the Brown Funeral Home in Plattsburgh. A Mass of Christian Burial will follow at 11 at St. John's Roman Catholic Church in Plattsburgh. Burial with military honors will be held at Our Lady of Mount Caramel Divine Mercy Cemetery on Cumberland Head later in the year.
Donations in Chuck's memory may be made to St John's Roman Catholic Church or to the North Country Honor Flight.
Arrangements are entrusted to Brown Funeral Home 29 Broad Street, Plattsburgh NY 12901 (518)561 3980.
Online condolences may be offered at www.brownfuneralhomeinc.com
Published on January 17, 2018
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