Danielson, CT/Webster, MA- Joseph (Joe) A. Cleary Sr. age 81 passed away Saturday, June 1, 2019 at the Day Kimball Hospital, Putnam, CT. He was the husband of the late Tatjaina (Kaulins) Cleary who died in 2000. He leaves his daughters, Nancy Entwistle and her husband Mark of Millbury, MA, Pamela Mort and her husband David of Douglas, MA, a son Andrew Cleary and his wife Tina of Georgia, Joes companion Elaine Couillard of Danielson, a brother Reino Sutela of Washington, fourteen grandchildren and two great grandchildren, a daughter –in-law Tina Wentz. He also had a son that predeceased him, Joseph Cleary Jr. of GA. Joe had a sister and a brother that also predeceased him, Edward Cleary of VT and Shirley Bates of Worcester. He was born in Gardner, MA son of the late Edward Cleary and Emma (Perry) Sutela and lived in Danielson for the past eight years prior to that living in Webster. Joe was a US Air Force Veteran. He was the Fleet maintenance director for Sweet Life Foods in Northborough. He did mechanical work all his life. He was a member of the N. Grafton Auxillary Fire Dept.
There are no calling hours a celebration of life will be private. Donations in his memory may be made to the Hospice of Northeastern, CT, 320 Pomfret St. Putnam, CT 06260. The Shaw-Majercik Funeral Home, 48 School St., Webster, MA 01570 has been entrusted with his arrangements. A guest book is available at www.shaw-majercik.com where you may post a condolence or a memory.