Cecelia E. Clough

>Cecelia "Cele" E. Clough, a longtime resi­dent of Amherst, NH died on June 6, 2016 at Carlyle Place, Bedford, NH.

She was born in Glaston­bury, Connecticut on Jan­uary 29, 1921, the daughter of Jacob and Agnes (Ad­amczyk) Ciak. She moved to Amherst shortly after World War II where she made her home and raised her family for over 60 years, later moving to Bedford. She was prede­ceased by her husband of 60 years, Tenney Clough; her parents; and siblings, Frances, Frank, Marion, Jane, Michelina, Anne and Bronus.

Following high school, Cele attended secretarial school and later was em­ployed by Pratt & Whitney in Hartford, CT during World War II. She worked in the Amherst Town Li­brary for many years and was active in the Amherst Congregational Church and the Women’s Associa­tion.

Cele is survived by two sons and daughters-in-law, Alan and Charlene Clough of Lawndale, NC, Roger Clough and June Grant of Madbury, NH; four grandchildren, Jeremy, Marc, Grant and Cath­erine; three great grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.

Funeral services are private. In lieu of flowers, donations in her memory may be made to the Am­herst Town Library, 14 Main Street, Amherst, NH 03031. Arrangements are in the care of Smith & Heald Funeral Home, 63 Elm Street, Milford. To share a memory or offer a condolence, please go to www.smith-heald.com.