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JOSEPH A. LEARY age 87. Born June 24, 1929 and passed away April 16, 2017. Dearest son of the late Dorothy (nee Murphy) and Archie J. Leary. Beloved brother of 4 sisters; Dorothy Clancy, Patricia Ferry (the late Donald), Marie Terrell (V. Edward) and Carol Parks (Jack) and favorite uncle of 19 nieces and nephews. Joe attended John Carroll University and was a U.S. Army Veteran, serving in Germany. He worked for Republic Steel and the U.S. Department of the Navy. Joe served many years as Director of Finance at The Carlyle and as President of Braemar Court, his previous residence. He enjoyed traveling to the Jersey Shore and spending holidays with his family. Funeral Mass Saturday April 22, St. Christopher Church, 20141 Detroit Rd., Rocky River, at 11:00 am. where friends may call in the Gathering Room from 10:00 am until time of Mass. Interment Lakewood Park Cemetery.