Mary V. Clancy, 86, of Jackson, passed away Sunday, November 27th. Mary was born in Mt. Vernon, New York on July 15, 1936, a daughter of the late Helen (Kelly) and Walter Reulbach. She lived in New York state as a child then moved to St. Louis, Missouri during the war and eventually settled in Middletown. She graduated from St. Agnes School in Atlantic Highlands and then Red Bank Catholic High School. Mary started her career in the Municipal office in Middletown. She then went on to be a tax assessor in Jackson, then Beachwood and then retired from East Windsor in 1998.
Mary was very involved with various work organizations. She belonged to the NJ Civil Service Assoc., the Northeastern Region Assoc. of Assessing Officers, the International Assoc. of Assessing Officers, and the NJ Farmland and NRAAO Committees. She was vice-president of CWA Local 1040 in Mount Holly, and the recording secretary and past president of the Monmouth Council #9. No matter how busy she was with work, Mary always found time to be with her family. Mary was always involved in her Parish community at St. Mary's. She sang in their choir and volunteered in the school. Mary was also active in her children's school PTAs. She loved being with her children and now her grandchildren. Mary was also loved travelling, especially trips to Atlantic City and Ireland. Mary will always be fondly remembered for her sense of humor and her love of music and singing, but mostly for being a devoted and loving mother and grandmother.
Mary was predeceased by her parents, Walter G. and Helen L. Reulbach, her two sons; John and Edward Clancy; her brothers; Walter II and Donald Reulbach and her grandson Michael Evernham.
Mary is survived by her five children; three daughters, Margaret Evernham, Carole (Will) Yacus, Elaine (Sam) Mundy, and two sons Thomas (Anne) Clancy and Pete Clancy; 11 grandchildren; Megan (Craig), John (Jess), Lauren (TJ), Walter, Chris,Nicole, Elyse, Dave, Alison (Mike), Jennifer (Cory), Elizabeth, along with 9 great grandchildren; Jameson, Molly, Brooklyn, Colton, Connor, Liam, Caden, Amelia, and Annabelle. She also leaves behind her daughter-in-law, Ruth Clancy and sisters-in-law; Jan Reulbach and Karen Reulbach.
Friends and relatives may pay their respects Sunday from 2 - 5pm and Monday from 8 - 9 am at Scott & Kedz Home for Funerals. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at Saint Catherine RC Church, Bray Ave in Middletown, at 9:30 am on Monday, December 5th. The Burial and committal will follow at Mount Olivet Cemetery.
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