Robert E. Cleary, 77, of Palm Coast, FL formerly of Hartsdale, NY passed away on March 13, 2013. Born in the Bronx, he was the son of the late James and Catherine Cleary. Robert was a graduate of Cardinal Hayes High School. He was a member of the Knights of Columbus 3rd Degree. Robert was a dedicated husband, devoted father and grandfather. He is survived by his wife Ann; sons Mark and James; daughter Christine; grandchildren Ashley and Sarah; and many nieces and nephews. Robert was predeceased by his brothers James and William Cleary. Memorial Mass 11am Monday, April 8, 2013 at Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic Church, Palm Coast. A visitation will start at 10am until the time of the funeral Mass. Flowers are gratefully declined; those wishing may make a contribution in his memory to Community Hospice, Bailey Family Center for Caring, 200 South Park Dr., St. Augustine, FL 32086. Craig Funeral Home Crematory Memorial Park is assisting the family.

Published in Daytona Beach News-Journal on Apr. 4, 2013