Paying our "Camy 5K Run & David 5K Walk" respects: R.I.P.

CAMILIO "CAMY" CLERICI

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The Camy 5K Run is named after Camilio "Camy" Clerici, who passed away in November 2000 at the age of 86. Husband of Rosina Clerici, father of Frank Clerici Sr., father-in-law of Carol Hunt-Clerici, and grandfather of David Clerici, he was a longtime member of the Walpole Italian-American Society.

DAVID CLERICI

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The David 5K Walk is named after David Clerici, who passed away in February 2000 at the age of 38. Middle son of Frank Clerici Sr. & Carol Hunt-Clerici, and a grandson of Camilio "Camy" Clerici & Rosina Clerici, he was a member of the Walpole Italian-American Society and a volunteer at many benefit fundraisers.

ROSINA CLERICI

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The free 50-yard Rosina Fun Run for kids 11 & under is named after Rosina Clerici, who passed away in February 2006 at the age of 89. Wife of Camilio "Camy" Clerici, mother of Frank Clerici Sr., mother-in-law of Carol Hunt-Clerici, and grandmother of David Clerici, she started it all as the first official event starter when she signaled the start of the inaugural race back on November 10, 2001.

FRANK CLERICI SR.

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The Frank Clerici Sr. Award - for the first male finisher in the David 5K Walk - is named after Frank Clerici Sr., who passed away in May 2016 at the age of 81. Husband of Carol Hunt-Clerici, father of middle son David Clerici, and son of Camilio "Camy" Clerici & Rosina Clerici, he was an officer of the Walpole Italian-American Society and a committee member of the race.

CAROL HUNT-CLERICI

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The Carol Hunt-Clerici Award - for the first female finisher in the David 5K Walk - is named after Carol Hunt-Clerici, who passed away in January 2018 at the age of 79. Wife of Frank Clerici Sr., mother of middle son David Clerici, and daughter-in-law of Camilio "Camy" Clerici & Rosina Clerici, she was the treasurer, volunteer coordinator, and committee member of the race.

Clerici Chamber Music Series

Walpole Public Library, Community Room, 143 School St., Walpole, Mass.

The Carol Hunt-Clerici Chamber Music Series, created to honor the passing of someone special, raises funds and awareness while bringing classical music to more people. Brainchild of close family friend and violin prodigy Guiomar “Gigi” Turgeon (who holds tenured positions with Boston Baroque and Handel & Haydn Society) and educator and cousin Barbara Lee, themed concerts will be performed by a variety of noted musicians.

2019

Sat., November 2nd (3 p.m.)

Sat., December 21st (3 p.m.)


2020

Sat., March 14th (3 p.m.)

Sat., May 23rd (3 p.m.)

Sat., June 13th (3 p.m.)


FREE admission and parking.

Donations welcome!

Photos: Paul Clerici, Beverly Jaeger-Helton,

Christine Lee, and courtesy Gigi Turgeon