SPENCER: Donald J. Clough,86, of Crestview Dr., died Thursday, Sept. 29 in St. Vincent Hospital, Worcester after a brief illness.
He leaves his wife of 55 years, Joanne E. (Demers) Clough, his son; Scott J. Clough, MD and his wife Megan of Hampden, ME, and his daughter; Jennifer S. Bott and her husband George of Worcester, a brother; Robert Clough of LasVegas, and a sister; Nancy Delisle of Naples, FL., five grandchildren; Tate, Sophie, Logan, Greyson and Austin, several nieces and nephews. He is predeceased by a brother; Paul Clough.
Don was a life insurance underwriter for State Mutual Life Assurance Co. in Worcester for 34 years, retiring in 1997.
He was born in Worcester, the son of Paul and Beatrice (Lussier) Clough and later graduated from David Prouty High School,Spencer in1953 and Clark University in 1964. He served his country with the U.S. Air Force.
Don was a member of Mary,Queen of the Rosary Parish where he served on the parish council, was chairman of the Bishop's Fund for several years and a lecturer in church.
He was a former trustee and corporator of Cornerstone Bank and a longtime member of the former Knights of Columbus Council 118 in Spencer. He was a Board of Assessors member for the town of Spencer for many years.
His funeral will be held on Saturday, Oct 8th. form the J.HENRI MORIN & SON FUNERAL HOME, 23 Maple Terr., Spencer with a funeral Mass at 11 a.m. in Our Lady of the Rosary Church, 7 Church St., Spencer. Burial will follow in Worcester County Memorial Park, Paxton. A calling hour will precede the service on Saturday from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Memorial donations may be made to: Alzheimer's Foundation of America, 309 Waverly Oaks Rd., Waltham, MA 02452. (alzfdn.org)