1939 - 2021
On Friday, June 11, 2021, Helen B. McCleary, beloved wife of 60 years, mother of five, grandmother of 13, and great-grandmother of 5, passed away at the age of 82 after a journey battling pancreatic cancer.
Helen was born on February 2, 1939, in Rego Park, NY. She was an administrative assistant at Corpus Christi School, Mineola, NY. A kind, caring, and generous woman, who enjoyed her summers with her family in Breezy Point, NY, winters in St. Petersburg, Florida and cherishing walks on the beach with her husband, reading books, doing puzzles and cooking.
Helen was preceded in death by her husband, Ray, mother, Helen, father, Louis, and her sister, Aileen. She is survived by her five children, Coleen Lane (Robert), Raymond McCleary (Theresa), Patricia Bishop, Timothy McCleary (Juli), and Diane Moran (Thomas) and grandchildren, Kevin, Christine, Kerry, Jacquelyn, Brenden, Michelle, Brianna, Matthew, Ryan, Brogan, Tommy, Trevor, and Maggie, her great-grandchildren, Ava, Kiera, Madelyn, Patrick, and Grace.
Monday, June 14
2:00 - 4:30 PM & 7:00 - 9:30 PM
New Hyde Park Funeral Home
506 Lakeville Road, New Hyde Park, NY
MASS OF CHRISTIAN BURIAL
Tuesday, June 15
St. Anne's Church
35 Dartmouth Street, Garden City, NY