7/18/1939 - 11/5/2019
On Tuesday, November 5, 2019, Raymond J. McCleary, Jr., beloved husband of 60 years, father of five, grandfather of 13, and great-grandfather of 4, passed away at the age of 80 after a long journey battling Alzheimer's.
Ray was born on July 18, 1939, in Middle Village, NY. He was a proud member of the US Marine Corps. Reserves, and member of Local 28 Sheet Metal Workers. A kind and generous man, who enjoyed his summers with his family in Breezy Point, NY, cherishing his walks on the beach with his wife.
Ray was preceded in death by his mother, Ann, father, Raymond, Sr., and his sister, Pat. He is survived by his wife, Helen (Wynn), 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, his great-grandchildren, Ava, Kiera, Madelyn, and Patrick, and his sisters, Lorraine Seger, Maureen Sawey, and Arlene Crowley, and brother, Mike McCleary.
Donations may be made in Raymond's name to Alzheimer's Association.
Thursday, November 7
2:00 - 4:30 PM & 7-9:00 PM
New Hyde Park Funeral Home
506 Lakeville Road, New Hyde Park, NY
MASS OF CHRISTIAN BURIAL
Friday, November 8
St. Anne's Church
35 Dartmouth Street, Garden City, NY
Maple Grove Cemetery
83-15 Kew Gardens Road, Kew Gardens, NY