I am sure my grandmother is very pleased with the dignity and care given for her final goodbye. The celebration was uplifting and flawless and my family and I will be forever grateful.
June 18, 1939 — July 21, 2018
Thomas Lee "Tommy" Cleary, 79 of Taylorsville, passed away July 21, 2018 at his home. He was a member of St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church, where he served as an usher, a member of the Knights of Columbus, Fern Creek Masonic Lodge #955 F&AM, a hamm radio and cb operator, and a retired coal miner and convenient store owner. He was preceded in death by a son, Robert Spears; two daughters, Paulette Steele and Pamela Evans; two sisters, Georgia May Cregger and Shelby Lawson; along with a brother, Walter Edward Cleary. He is survived by his loving wife, Lois Ann Taylor Cleary; one son, Zachary Cleary (Tammy); four daughters, Kathy Romeo (Angelo), Ginger Mills (Ray), Genette Finney (David), and Petrellia Coppola (Augustino); three sisters, Norma White (Jerry), Louise Cregger, and Francess West-Poma; along with 11 grandchildren and 24 great-grandchildren. Funeral services will be held 1 p.m. Thursday at the McFarland-Troutman-Proffitt Funeral Home with burial to follow in St. Francis Xavier Cemetery. Visitation will be from 11 a.m. until time of service.