Raymond Milton Cleary

August 25, 1930 ~ June 15, 2018 (age 87)

CLEARY - Raymond Milton of St. Thomas passed away peacefully with family at his side on Friday, June 15th, 2018 at St. Thomas Elgin General Hospital in his 88th year.  Beloved husband of the late Lona Marie Cleary (2012).  Loving father of Ronald Cleary (Linda) of Sarnia, Don Cleary (Marsha) of St. Thomas, Dale Cleary (Ruth) of  St. Thomas, and Karen Zegers (Colin) of St. Thomas.  Dear grandfather of Jason, Jodi, Rianne, Kenzie, Shelby, Brodie, Tyler, Kaitlin, Kayla and several great-grandchildren and extended family.  Missed by siblings Lorne, Lyall, Dalton, Melvin, Cora and Bonnie.  Ray is predeceased by his brother Ernest and sister Doris.  Raymond was born on August 25, 1930 in Dunedin, ON, son of the late Gordon and Ella Cleary.  Ray worked in construction in his younger years, was a milkman for Silverwood Dairy and was a small business owner of Rae-Mar Building Products.  He was a long time member of Knox Presbyterian Church.  As per Ray’s wishes there will be no memorial service.  Cremation has already taken place.  A private family graveside service at Union Cemetery will be held at a later date.  Arrangements entrusted to the Shawn Jackson Funeral Home 31 Elgin Street, St. Thomas (519-631-0570).  Remembrances may be made to Knox Presbyterian Church.  Personal condolences to the family can be made at

Donations may be made to:

Knox Presbyterian Church
55 Hincks St, St. Thomas ON N5R 3N9
Tel: 1-519-631-2414

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