A wake for Clardy has been planned for Monday from 2-7 p.m. at Saint Michael’s Church on Manning Street in Hudson, State Police said.READ MORE: 3-Year-Old Boy Pulled From Plymouth Pond Dies
Clardy’s funeral will take place the next day at 11 a.m., also at Saint Michael’s Church.
Following the funeral service, Clardy will be laid to rest at Saint Michael’s Cemetery in Hudson.
The veteran trooper was performing a traffic stop on Wednesday when a car driven by Webster resident David Njuguna slammed into the back of Clardy’s SUV.
Njuguna is facing charges following the crash, though police have not yet said what caused him to swerve across three lanes of traffic prior to crashing.READ MORE: First VaxMillions Giveaway Drawing To Take Place Monday
Clardy, a father of seven children, joined the Massachusetts State Police in 2005 and was assigned to the Charlton barracks in 2012.
On Friday, the Hudson community remembered Clardy.
“He was a great guy, and everyone is going to show their support and the streets will be filled,” said Junior Nasryiah, who runs a local automotive shop.
Nasryiah recalled Clardy as an easy-going man, and he has put out a sign reading “Trooper Thomas Clardy: always in our hearts” at his business.
Fellow business owner Barry Barton says it’s going to be a “very sad occasion,” but he knows their will be a strong turnout for Clardy’s services.MORE NEWS: Provincetown Board Of Selectmen Unanimously Approves Reinstatement Of Indoor Mask Requirement
Hudson Police Chief Michael Burks told WBZ-TV’s Beth Germano many police agencies have called him to say they plan to attend the services.