CLEARY William J. “Doc” a lifelong Newton resident, passed away on April 29, 2016. Doc was the husband of the late Eleanor (Angelo) Cleary, and the loving father of Karin Cleary Conti of Watertown, Donna Beacham of Westerly, RI and the late Diane Ricci. He was the grandfather of Brian Ricci, Nicole Sabatino, Jessica Ricci, William Conti, Nicholas Conti and Brianna Conti and great grandfather of Ava, Michael and Aliyah. He was also the brother of Peg and Danny Cleary of Newton and the late John “Jack” Cleary and Mary Louise Cleary. His funeral will be from the Eaton & Mackay Funeral Home, 465 Centre Street, NEWTON CORNER on Tuesday May 3 at 8:00 A.M. followed by a Mass of Christian Burial in St. Patrick’s Church, Watertown at 9:00 A.M. Interment with Military Honors will follow in Ridgelawn Cemetery Watertown. Relatives and friends are kindly invited. Visiting hours Monday 4:00 P.M. 8:00 P.M. In lieu of flowers, a donation in memory of Doc to the Wounded Warrior Project, P.O. Box 758517, Topeka, Kansas 66675, (www.woundedwarriorproject.org/donate) would be greatly appreciated. Doc served as a Sgt. in the Army National Guard, was a longtime member of Div. 14 AOH of Watertown. For directions or to share a memory of Doc, please visit www.eatonandmackay.com Eaton & Mackay Funeral Home Newton Corner 617-244-2034
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Published in Boston Herald from May 1 to May 2, 2016