Margaret Clancy (nee Talerico), 97, of West New York, formerly of Hoboken and Weehawken, NJ passed away peacefully while surrounded by her loving family on December 4th, 2022 at the Englewood Hospital and Medical Center.

Margaret worked at Stevens Technology as a sou’s chef for a few years prior to working at Hills Brothers Coffee in Edgewater until she retired in 1987. Initially, ‘Margo’ as she was known, spent her leisure time enjoying ballroom dancing at the Apollo, visiting Atlantic City with her friends, and cooking delicious Italian meals for family and friends. As time passed, she delighted in playing cards, shopping, watching old movies on TMC, and most of all spending time with her ever growing family.

She was predeceased by her late husband, John Francis Clancy, son, John Kevin Clancy and daughter-in-law Veronica ‘Roni’ Clancy. By her five sisters; Germaine Rotondella, Josephine Talerico (aka ‘Jus’), Nancy LoPorto, Angelina Falco, and Rose Farrant, and by her three brothers: Anthony, James, and William Talerico.

Surviving are two sons; Gary and his wife Margaret, and Brian and his wife Veronica. Her only daughter; Sharon Clancy and her wife, Barbara. And her sister, Josephine Amato.

Margaret was a devoted grandmother to her ten adoring grandchildren (Michelle Banta, Vincent Dellay, Sharon Russo, Robyn Merwede, Trisha Kennedy, Kaci Mulligan, Connor Clancy, Kevin Clancy, Nicole St Guillaume and Brian Clancy, Jr) and twelve loving great-grandchildren (Brian Posey, Rachel Dellay, Scarlet Dellay, Tino Russo, Dylan Russo, Chloe Merwede, Max Merwede, Gianna Kennedy, Kayla Kennedy, Trevor Farino, Jorden Acuna, and Ethan St. Guillaume).

Visitation will be on Thursday, December 8th, 2022 at Failla-McKnight Memorial Home; 533 Willow Avenue, Hoboken, NJ 07030 beginning at 4pm and concluding at 8pm.

Parking is available in rear of Memorial Home, off Sixth street, between Park Avenue and Willow Avenue.

The Funeral Mass will be offered on Friday, December 9th, 2022 at Our Lady of Grace RC Church in Hoboken at 10:30am.

A private cremation will follow the funeral mass.

Margaret’s Cremains will be interred at Holy Cross Cemetery in North Arlington, NJ at a later date.


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