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Loretta M. Clough

May 23, 1943 — May 28, 2024

Gardner

It is with fond remembrance and heavy hearts that we announce the passing of Loretta M. Clough, born on May 23, 1943, in Montague, Massachusetts. The sunset on her life journey on May 28, 2024, leaves a radiant legacy that will continue to glow in the hearts of all who knew her. Loretta was a remarkable woman, a beacon of warmth, kindness, and unconditional love.

Loretta, a loving homemaker, dedicated her life to the care and nurturing of her family. After her husband Dana's passing, she carried their love story in her heart, spreading the warmth of their union to all around her. Her children, Cindy Martin, Brian Clough, and Edwin Clough, and her grandchildren Nichol Martin, Peter Clough, and Philip Clough; seven great-grandchildren, brothers Roger and Leo VanRensselaer, and sister Nancy Emery; and many nieces and nephews.

Loretta was preceded in death by her parents, John VanRensselaer and Laura Bourbeau, and her beloved husband Dana Clough, whose memories she held dear.

Loretta's calling hours will be on Wednesday, June 5, 2024, from 5:00 - 7:00  pm in the Mack Family Funeral Home, 105 Central Street,  Gardner, Massachusetts, followed by a funeral service at 7:00 pm in the funeral home.  

A burial will be held on June 15, 2024 at 11:00 AM at Wildwood Cemetery, Gardner, Massachusetts.

In celebrating Loretta's life, we encourage friends and family to share their cherished memories and photographs on her memorial page. Please go to www.mackfamilyfh.com

Kevin J. Mack, Walter C. Taylor, and Melissa A. McQuaid, Funeral Directors


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Service Schedule

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Visitation

Wednesday, June 5, 2024

5:00 - 7:00 pm (Eastern time)

Mack Family Funeral Homes - Lamoureux Smith & Polks Chapel

105 Central St., Gardner, MA 01440

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Funeral Service

Wednesday, June 5, 2024

7:00 - 8:00 pm (Eastern time)

Mack Family Funeral Homes - Lamoureux Smith & Polks Chapel

105 Central St., Gardner, MA 01440

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Burial

Saturday, June 15, 2024

11:00am - 12:00 pm (Eastern time)

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