of Manchester, MI, age 81, passed away Thursday, December 27, 2018. He was born March 3, 1937 in Detroit, Michigan, the son of Clifford Joseph & Mary Louise (Bernier) Tracy.

Clifford graduated from Salesian High School, and Lawrence Tech, both in Detroit. Clifford worked for Michigan Bell for 20 years. He was a member of the Michigan Auctioneers Association. Clifford was a member at St. Mary Catholic Church of Manchester, where he ushered for 40 years. He then attended St. Mary Catholic Church of Chelsea, where he ushered for 15 years. He was a member of the Knights of Columbus in Manchester for over 40 years.  Clifford enjoyed golfing and playing cards, and was a member of the Manchester Sportsman Club.

In 1961 he married Suzanne Evelyn Hetzel, and she survives. Other survivors include his sons, Clifford Anthony Tracy of Manchester, and Patrick Andrew (Lesley) Tracy of Ann Arbor; his grandchildren, Victoria Alese Tracy, Clifford Ashton Tracy, Bernice Louise Tracy, all of Manchester, and Jakob Donald Tracy of Ann Arbor. He was preceded in death by his parents, and his sisters, Cynthia Tracy Rothley and Connie Tracy Noble.

A Memorial Mass will be held after the holidays. Burial will take place at St. Mary Cemetery in Manchester. Memorial contributions may be made to St. Mary Catholic Church of Chelsea. Arrangements by Cole Funeral Chapel, Chelsea.


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#1 Heather Tedder 2019-01-11 19:57
I wanted to send my Sincere condolences to Cliffs family. I got to know cliff through his grandchildren. I was their school bus driver for about ten years or so.
He sure loved those kids. He would always see to it they got on or off that bus safely rain or shine. On most days he would always say something silly to me to make me laugh. I really will miss his silly self and how he would always make me smile. To my kids Ashton, Tory, and my not so little Bernice Tracy, im reall sorry about your Grampa. God Bless your family. Love Mrs. Tedder

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