LEAR, HARRY M. JR., passed away from a long illness Oct 19 2013. A native Miamian, Harry was born at JMH on Dec 10 1944. He graduated from Miami Edison High in 1962. He served Miami as a Miami- Dade Police Officer (sergeant) from 1967 to 1998 and wore his badge proudly. As a loving husband, father, brother and friend, he will be truly missed by all. He is survived by his wife, Dee Savarino Lear of 29 years and daughter Megan Nicole. He was a devoted dad also to his son Jerel Richard Lear of Massachusetts and daughters Melissa and Dr. Melinda Lear Paradis (Chris) of Glens Falls New York. He truly loved his only sister Harryette (Bunny) McCarl and her husband Robert McCarl and his nephews Douglas and David (Kimberly) and Grace McCarl. Harry adored all of his grandchildren: Shelby and Jerel Jr. Lear; Rachel, Tim, and Kate Paradis and great grandson Austin. In addition he will be missed by in laws George, Mary and Kelly Fullerton and Carol and Kevin Graham. In his memory, he asked for donations to be made to his beloved church of Christ the King Lutheran 11295 SW 57th avenue Pinecrest, FL. A celebration of Harry's life will be held on Saturday, Oct 26th at Christ the King Lutheran Church at 3pm.
Published in Miami Herald from Oct. 25 to Oct. 26, 2013