Robert J. Clancy


Robert J. Clancy 81, beloved husband and father, died on Monday, March 18, 2019, following a long illness during which he was cared for by his wife. Robert was born on January 6, 1938 and grew up in the Bronx with his parents Edna and Peter and his brother Ken. He attended Fordham Prep where he competed in track. He left the city to pursue a bachelor’s and a master’s degree in chemical engineering at the University of Detroit.

In 1971, he and his wife Bernadine moved to Ballston Spa, New York and raised their family. Robert worked for Knolls Atomic Power Lab (KAPL) as an engineer for 27 years. He loved the outdoors, gardening, and listening to classical music. Robert will be remembered for his quiet nature, his “do it yourself” abilities and the amazing Clancy family tree he researched with a passion.

He is predeceased by his parents Peter and Edna (Riley) Clancy. Robert is survived by his wife of 55 years Bernadine; his children and their spouses, Christine Bennedsen (Mark), Peter Clancy (Maureen), and Robert Clancy (Mary Ellen); grandchildren Sarah, Zachary and Jacob Bennedsen; Joseph and William Clancy; and Kathleen, Grace and John Clancy; brother and sister in law Kenneth Clancy (Carol); and many nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held 9:30am Saturday, March 23 at St. Mary’s Church, Milton Avenue, Ballston Spa, where a mass of Christian burial will be celebrated. Burial will be in St Mary’s Cemetery, Galway, in the Spring. Relatives and friends are invited to call on Friday, March 22 from 4pm to 6pm at Armer Funeral Home, Inc., 39 East High Street, Ballston Spa.

Guest Book

Tim Hauprich

Our heartfelt sympathy and condolences. May God’s love
continue to bless the Clancy family in their time of mourning
and remembrance….
In our prayers and thoughts
Tim Hauprich , Audrey Hauprich, Don Hauprich, Charlene Reese

PS…..It was nice to reacquaint with your family.

Thomas Glasser

To Bob's Family:
I got to know Bob when we both worked on the same Project at KAPL. He worked in the Power Plant section and I managed a Structural Analysis group. We worked together to produce a key document for the Project. I cannot believe our association happened in the late 1970's. I found him to be a bright engineer, who could easily communicate what he needed from me. He was easy-going and not easily put off-track. In short, he was a good man, and I can easily see that he was a good family man. I have fond memories of Bob. I hope these words can give some consolation to you, his family.
May you rest in peace, Bob.

Margaret and Paul Kondrat

Our condolences to you and your family Bernie. At times like this we must try and take comfort in our memories. If we can do anything for you please let us know.

Joe and Barbara Ciccarelli

Bernie
We are in Florida. I'm sorry about Bob. I know how lucky he was to have such a generous and caring wife.
I don't know him but he certainly had a loving and successful life. We will be praying for him on Saturday.

John and Pat Hopper

Our deepest sympathy for all of the Clancy family. Uncle Bob was a very kind person and had a great sense of humor. He will be missed. You are in our thoughts and prayers. All our love.