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.