403 Forbidden

Frances Clancy

Frances Clancy

Monday, October 1st, 1917 Friday, March 22nd, 2019

Sign in to the Family Interactive Login

The Family Interactive feature enhances An Amazing Life. Authorized family members can securely access their loved one's memorial website settings at any time.

Share Book of Memories with a Friend

Please enter the name and email details so that we can send your friend a link to the online tribute. No names or addresses will be collected by using this service.

Email Sent

Your email has been sent.

To share your memory on the wall of Frances Clancy, sign in using one of the following options:

Sign in with Facebook


Or sign in with your email address

Your condolence has been posted successfully

Provide comfort for the family of Frances Clancy with a meaningful gesture of sympathy.

No Thanks

Contact Funeral Home

Please enter your question / comment below:

Email Sent

Your email has been sent.


Obituary for Frances F. Clancy (Del Vecchio)

Frances Clancy (nee Del Vecchio), 101, of Belmar, passed away on Friday, March 22, 2019.
Mrs. Clancy was born in Jersey City in 1917 to the late Antonio and Rosaria “Rose” (nee De Santis) Del Vecchio, who had emigrated from Italy in the early 1900’s. She was a resident of Jersey City until moving to her beloved Belmar in 1986, residing happily in her home until her final days. She was a graduate of Lincoln High School in Jersey City. While raising her children, she utilized her skills (inherited from her mother) to run a successful business from home, creating wedding dresses and making custom alterations. She then commenced employment with N.J. Bell Telephone Co., in Newark, for many years before retiring in 1986. While working, she earned a B.A. in Economics from Jersey City University at the age of 65. In Belmar she was a was a communicant at St. Rose Church, and active in the Belmar Women’s Club, Garden Club, Library Club and the Teresians for many years.
Mrs. Clancy was predeceased by her beloved husband of 59 years, Martin Aloysius Clancy, in 2001, as well as by her brothers, Nicholas, William and Joseph Del Vecchio, her husband’s parents ( who had emigrated from Ireland in the early 1900’s ), thirteen sisters and brothers-in-law, four nephews, one niece and one grandniece.
She is survived by her son, Martin Aloysius Clancy, Jr. and his wife Leticia Isidro Clancy, and her daughters, Sharon Rose Clancy and her fiancé Harvey Schneider, and Mary Frances Clancy and her partner Larry Joe Alyea. She was the beloved grandmother of Ligaya Gennarelli and her husband Thomas, and Lee Martin Clancy, and the great-grandmother of Luca, Tess and Thomas Gennarelli. Also surviving are Mrs. Clancy’s sisters, Ida Fitzpatrick, and Gloria Boyd and her husband David, as well as many loving nieces and their spouses, nephews and their spouses, grandnieces and spouses, grandnephews and spouses, and great grandnieces and great grandnephews. Mrs. Clancy greatly loved and was beloved by all members of her large extended family, both through her birth family and her beloved husband’s family.
Visitation will take place at O’Brien Funeral Home, 2028 Hwy. 35, Wall, on Friday, April 5, 2019, from 4-8 PM. The funeral Mass will be celebrated at St. Teresa of Calcutta Parish, St. Elizabeth of Hungary Church, 424 Lincoln Avenue, Avon, on Saturday, April 6, 2019, at 10:30 AM, followed by entombment at St. Catharine’s Cemetery, Wall. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Belmar First Aid Squad, PO Box 636, Belmar NJ 07719. Condolences may be sent via www.obrienfuneralhome.com.

Read Less

Service Details

  • Visitation

    Friday, April 5th, 2019 | 4:00pm - 8:00pm
    O'Brien Funeral Home - Wall
    2028 NJ-35
    WALL, NJ
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email |
    Friday, April 5th, 2019
    4:00pm - 8:00pm
  • Service

    Saturday, April 6th, 2019 | 10:30am
    St. Elizabeth's Church, Avon by the Sea
    424 Lincoln Ave.
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email |
    Saturday, April 6th, 2019
  • Interment

    St. Catharine's Cemetery & Mausoleum
    1100 West Chicago Blvd.
    Wall Twp., NJ
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email |

Photos & Videos

Photo Album

Subscribe to Updates

We encourage you to share any memorable photos or stories about Frances. All tributes placed on and purchased through this memorial website will remain on in perpetuity for generations.

Gestures of Sympathy

Tribute Wall

Private Condolence
Would you like to attach a photo to your condolence?
Rita Hicks sent flowers to the family of Frances F. Clancy (Del Vecchio).
Hand delivered by a local florist
Rita Hicks sent flowers to the family of Frances F. Clancy (Del Vecchio).
Hand delivered by a local florist

Rita Hicks

To, Mary, Sharon and Martin, We are thinking if you at this sad time, and offer our deepest sympathy. Rita, Mandy and family.
Flower Image

Memorial Flowers Purchased

Rita Hicks purchased flowers for the family of Frances Clancy.
Comment | Posted at 08:13am via Floral Arrangements

Benefits to Ordering Flowers Through Heartfelt Sympathies

Send Beautiful Flower Arrangements

Ordering through us helps ensure your order will be placed through a local flower shop with whom the funeral home has a personal and trusting relationship. Through this service, a card with a picture of your selection will be included so you are able to leave a longer message of support to the family with your thoughtful gesture. Also included is a photo of your arrangement and message which will remain in perpetuity within this memorial website.

The Heartfelt Sympathies Difference:
  • Your flower arrangement will be hand-delivered by a local florist.
  • Choose to send to the service, funeral home, or family's home.
  • Your selected arrangement will be archived in this memorial tribute website in perpetuity.

Why light a candle?

This is why you should light a candle..

Honoring A Life: A Thoughtful Gesture with Global Benefits

Memorial Trees by Honoring A Life

When you choose to have a memorial tree planted for your loved one, you are doing more than simply putting a plant in the ground. You are making a long-term commitment to the environment, and implanting the memories of your loved one in our planet for countless years to come. A memorial tree is a unique tribute that provides global benefits like no other gift could.

What You Receive:
  • A memorial tree planted in the area of greatest need, according to the planting schedule of the American Forests Organization and the Canadian Institute of Forestry.
  • A memorial card to be sent to your home or a person of your choosing which demonstrates the gift you have given.
  • Your name and message listed in this online memorial, and on the honoringalife.org website. (See sample memorial)