Clotilda A BegleyJanuary 31, 1927 ~ December 12, 2017 (age 90)
CLOTILDA (RIANI) BEGLEY 1927- 2017
HOLYOKE- Clotilda (Riani) Begley, 90, of Holyoke, passed away on December 12, 2017. She was born in Springfield on January 31, 1927, a daughter of the late Joseph and Clementina Riani. She was educated in Springfield Schools and later graduated from Framingham State College with a B.S. in Nutrition. Clotilda worked for many years as a registered dietician at Holyoke Hospital retiring 1992. For many years Clotilda was active at Junior Achievement in Holyoke and served proudly as the Director for many years. She was predeceased by her beloved husband Cornelius “Neil” Begley in 1999. She is survived by her son, Edward Begley of Suffield, CT; her two adored grandchildren, granddaughter Kelly Kubasek and her husband Jon of East Windsor, CT and their two children Owen and Tessa; grandson Thomas Begley of Enfield, CT and his daughter Abby. She also leaves her sister in law Kay Begley of NY. Visiting hours will be held on Sunday, December 17, 2017 from 1-3PM at Messier Funeral Home, 1944 Northampton St, Holyoke, MA. Her funeral will begin at 8:45AM on Monday, December 18, 2017 from Messiers’ with a Liturgy of Christian Burial at 10AM in Blessed Sacrament Church, Holyoke, MA. The Rite of Committal and Burial will follow in St. Jerome Cemetery. Memorial donations in Clotilda’s name can be made to the Holyoke Children’s Museum, 444 Dwight St., Holyoke, MA 01040. For more details please visit www.messierfuneralhome.com.