Edmund J. Clegg, Jr., 93, Barrington

Posted 2/1/19

Edmund J. Clegg, Jr., 93, of Barrington, died January 31, 2019 after a brief illness. He was the husband of the late Claire Messinger Clegg. Born in Warwick on November 1, 1925, he was the son of the …

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Edmund J. Clegg, Jr., 93, Barrington

Posted

Edmund J. Clegg, Jr., 93, of Barrington, died January 31, 2019 after a brief illness. He was the husband of the late Claire Messinger Clegg. Born in Warwick on November 1, 1925, he was the son of the late Edmund J. Clegg and Mary (Egan) Clegg.
Mr. Clegg was a graduate of Bryant College and Providence College. He was the sole owner of a successful accounting firm in East Providence for over 40 years. He was a lifetime member of the American Society of CPAs. Mr. Clegg was active in many civic organizations including the East Providence Boys Club, R.I. Jaycees, East Providence Rotary Club, Wannamoisett Country Club and the Goff Family Association.
He is survived by his daughters and their husbands Sandra G. Nash, Denver, Colo., Deborah C. Stein (Michael), Scottsdale, Ariz., Cynthia C. Merkle (Philip), Swampscott, Mass., and Pamela C. Marquez (Antonio), Rockville, Md.; his grandchildren Jason Nash, Jessica Peña, Katharine Stein, Elisabeth Patterson, David Stein, Hana Merkle, Sarah Merkle, Alexander Marquez and Nicole Marquez; and great grandson Logan Patterson. He was the brother of John W. Clegg of Warwick and the late Marie McGrady and George V. Clegg. He is also survived by many nieces and nephews.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Monday, Feb. 4, at 10 a.m. at St. Luke’s Church, 108 Washington Road, Barrington. Burial will follow in Rehoboth Village Cemetery. Visiting hours are on Super Bowl Sunday, Feb. 3, from the hours of 1-4 p.m. at J. H. Williams & Co., 210 Taunton Ave., Route 44, East Providence. In lieu of flowers, gifts in his memory may be made to Hope Hospice, 1085 North Main St., Providence, RI, 02904. For online messages of condolence, kindly visit www.jhwilliamsfuneralhome.com.

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