Mary Ellen Clukey

Published on Wednesday, 21 July 2021 17:52


Mary Ellen Clukey, 81, of Bristol, passed away on July 18, 2021. She was the loving wife of the late Richard N. Clukey, Sr. who predeceased her in 2016.

Mary was born on June 25, 1940 in Bangor, Maine, daughter of the late Edwin F. and Marion (Gott) Wiley. She was a very accomplished oil painter, and an avid doll collector. She enjoyed gardening, sewing, spending time with her faithful dog, Jasper; and she cherished the time she was able to spend with family.

Mary is survived by three sons, Richard N. Clukey, Jr and his wife Candice, Daniel A. Clukey and David A. Clukey; two daughters, Debra J. Blackwell and her husband Richard, and Teresa Lynn Burdick and her fiancé Bill Pennell; thirteen grandchildren; nine great grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild; her brother Lewis Wiley and his wife Emma; and several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by five brothers, Robert, Edwin, Peter, Clarence, and Richard Wiley.

Family and friends may call on Friday, July 23, 2021 from 5 to 7 p.m. at Woodtick Memorial, 420 Woodtick Road, Wolcott. A prayer service will be held at 7 p.m. Burial will be private.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in Mary’s name to the American Heart Association by visiting .

Please visit Mary’s tribute page at to leave notes of comfort to the family.

Posted in The Bristol Press, on Wednesday, 21 July 2021 17:52. Updated: Wednesday, 21 July 2021 17:55.