Nancee A.M. Greeley ~ October 13, 2023

Posted by on Oct 18, 2023 in Obituaries | 2 comments

Nancee Ann Marie (Polcari) Greeley of Hingham, Massachusetts, age 87, entered into eternal life on October 13, 2023. Nancee grew up in Medford, MA, and has lived in Hingham, MA, for 60 years. Nancee studied chemistry at Tufts University and worked as a Lab Technician at Peter Bent Brigham Hospital in Boston, MA, for about 2 years. Then, Mrs. Greeley managed her husband’s dental practice in Weymouth Landing until he retired in 2016. She was the president of the South Shore Kennel Club, the New England Elkhound Minuteman Association, and the Granite City Stamp Club. Additionally, she was the treasurer of the Skating Club of Hingham and managed the New England Norwegian Elkhound Minuteman Association Dog Rescue. Nancee owned and ran Willowbrook Kennels, breeding and showing many champion Norwegian Elkhounds. Mrs. Greeley was active in both Girl Scouts, managing the Hingham Girl Scout House, and Boy Scouts for many years. She enjoyed sailing with her family up and down the New England coast, traveling in her motorhome, playing piano, sewing, crafting, and cooking and baking for her family.

Nancee was the beloved wife of Donald J. Greeley, Sr. D.M.D. of Hingham, MA, and the devoted mother of Doreen R. Greeley of Hingham, MA, the late Douglas P. C. Greeley of Medford, MA, Donald J. Greeley Jr. M.D. of Norwell, MA, Tammy A. Greeley Garvin, Chiropractor D.C., and her husband William E. Garvin, Engineer, of Hingham, MA, and David J. Greeley and his wife Edvania X. Greeley R.N. of Rockland, MA. She was a loving Nana to Cynthia Campos P.A. and her husband Marlon D. Campos, Technician, of Rockland, MA, Christopher A. Greeley of Norwell, MA, and Sabrina R. Garvin, Editorial Assistant, Victoria A. Garvin, and Tatiana E. Garvin of Hingham, MA, and great-grandmother to William J. Garvin of Hingham, MA. Nancee was also the beloved daughter of the late Raffaele Polcari and Rosalia (D’Antonio) Polcari of Medford, MA, and sister to the late Dante, John, and Anthony Polcari. Additionally, she was an aunt, great aunt, and great-great aunt to many nieces and nephews.

Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to visiting hours on Monday, October 23rd, from 2 – 4 p.m. and 6 – 8 p.m. at the Clancy-Lucid Funeral Home at 100 Washington St., Weymouth, MA, 02188. The funeral will begin on Tuesday, October 24th, at 9:30 a.m. at the Clancy-Lucid Funeral Home. The mass will be held at the Resurrection of the Lord Parish at 1057 Main St., Hingham, MA, 02043, at 11:00 a.m., and the burial will take place at the High Street Cemetery in Hingham, reception to follow. If desired, donations can be made to the Norwegian Elkhound Minuteman Association Dog Rescue, c/o Edward Hall, 190 Naticook Rd., South Merrimack, NH, 03054. For messages and directions, see


  1. 10-18-2023

    What a wonderful tribute to Nancee..she will be missed..

  2. 10-19-2023

    Uncle Don, Doreen, Don, Tammy, and David,
    My sincere condolences to all of you. Aunt Nancee was a strong, intelligent, and loving woman, and she will be missed. Can you imagine the reunion that is going on in heaven right now? I am sure there is a lot of good Italian food!

    May God give you comfort in the coming days and grant her eternal rest in heaven.


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