Joseph J. Cleary

February 1, 1937September 21, 2022
Joseph Jerome Cleary, 85, a long-time resident of Palm Coast, entered into rest, surrounded by his loving family September 22, 2022. He was born in Minersville, Pennsylvania to Jerome and Helen Cleary on February 1, 1937. Joseph was known for being a “Jack of all Trades”. He was great at building porch swings and other furniture but would take charge of plumbing and electrical work when needed. He loved to go “glamping” with his family in their motorhome and enjoyed the mountains of Pennsylvania very much. Joseph loved boating as well. When he wasn’t “Mr. Fix-it”, Joseph would spend time with his loving wife of 62 years. He enjoyed spending every moment he could with his family. Joseph is preceded in death by his parents and his 2 sisters. Joseph is survived by his wife, Lois Cleary, his children, Michael John Cleary of Daytona, Patricia (Speedo) Hileman of New Smyrna Beach, his grandchildren, Michael J. (Carrie) Cleary, Jr., Bradley J. (Jennifer) Cleary, Thomas “T.J.” McCreery, his 3 great-grandchildren, many nieces and nephews and many other family and friends who loved him dearly. Joseph will be deeply missed by all who knew him. A Visitation will be held at Craig-Flagler Palms Funeral Home Tuesday, October 4, 2022 from 5pm-9pm. A Funeral Mass will be held at Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic Church Wednesday, October 5, 2022 at 11am with a burial at Flagler Memorial Gardens to follow. Fond memories and expressions of sympathy may be shared at for the Cleary family.

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Funeral Mass

Wednesday, October 05, 2022