|Death: ||Dec. 25, 2003|
New Jersey, USA
Robert E. Clancy, 76, died Thursday at his residence.
Born in Chicago, IL, he received his secondary education in Roselle. After receiving his degree from Princeton University in 1948 and serving as an officer in the U.S. Marine Corps during World War II and the Korean War, he spent more than 25 years in the insurance industry as a general agent for the Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance Company in New York City. He was recognized nationally as a leader in the development of executive compensation programs and employee benefit plans. Professionally, Bob served as president of the General Agents and Managers Conference of the City of New York and president of Massachusetts General Agents Association and earned the charted life underwriter (CLU) and charted financial consultant (ChFC) designations from the American College. In 1981, he co-founded with Glenn Paul, Clancy-Paul, Inc., a micro - computer sales and service company that grew to seven locations in New Jersey. The company was acquired by Inacorn, a New York Stock Exchange listed company in 1988. Additionally, he served as partner in P.M.R.C. Inc. developer of "Academy Court", a condominium project in Pennington. He was also the owner of Clancy Realty Company. Mr. Clancy had served as a member of the Governors Small Business Advisory Council and in 1989 was inducted into the Mercer County Junior Achievement Business Hall of Fame. His main activity was financial consulting practice for both individual and corporations - foreign and domestic in partnership with Sam Woodworth.
Having lived in Princeton for over 40 years, he served as president of the Class of 1948, Princeton Club of New York and Princeton Area Alumni Association. He also served the University by serving on the council of the Princeton University (CPUC) and the advisory committee to the Center for Study of Religion. Mr. Clancy had served as chairman of the board of American Red Cross of Central New Jersey and president of the Council of Community Services. He also had been a board member of the Medical Center at Princeton, Eden Family of Services, United Way of Mercer County and NCJJ National Conference of Community and Justice. He was the recipient of the Edward and Irene D. Farley Community Service Award, Clara Barton Award from the American Red Cross of Central New Jersey and the Humanitarian Award from NCJJ.
Husband of the late Catherine and Barbara, father of the late Kevin and Colleen; he is survived by a daughter, Kerry DeYoung of Gainsville, FL; two sons and daughters-in-law, Brian A. and Susan Clancy of Newton, MA and Sean E. and Paula Clancy of Lawrenceville; seven grandchildren; and a dear friend, Chris Doeney of Winnetka, IL.
Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated 10 a.m. Tuesday from St. Charles Borromeo Church, 376 Burnt Hill Rd., Skillman.
Burial will be in the family plot in Princeton Cemetery, Princeton. Calling hours will be held 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. Monday at The Mather-Hodge Funeral Home, 40 Vandeventer Ave., Princeton. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to University Medical Center Foundation at Princeton, 353 Witherspoon St., Princeton, NJ 08540, or American Red Cross, 707 Alexander Rd., Princeton, NJ 08540 or The Eden Institute Foundation, 1 Eden Drive, Princeton, NJ 08540.
Published in The Times, Trenton, NJ, from December 28, 2003
New Jersey, USA
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