Joseph Cleary, 69, of Fall River, husband of Cindy (Costa) Cleary, passed away on Tuesday, November 13, 2018. He owned and operated the former Nashua Cafe for 20 years and was an iron worker.
Besides his wife of 38 years, he leaves two children, Jennifer Martins (husband Marco) and Joseph Cleary (wife January) all of Fall River,
three grandchildren, Michael and Michaela Martins and Autumn Cleary,
a great-grandson, Michael Martins, Jr;
four siblings, James Cleary (wife Vivian) and Maureen Andrade (husband Tony), both of Florida, Agatha "Fran" Beaulieu (husband Doug) of Westport and Eileen Paul (husband Jim) of Fall River; nieces and nephews.
He was the brother of the late Paula Binette and Frank "Butch" Cleary and the son of the late James and Pauline (Stevens) Cleary.
A visitation will be held Saturday from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. with a service following at 1:00 p.m. in the Auclair Funeral Home, 690 So. Main St. Fall River.
In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation to either Boston Children's Hospital Trust, 401 Park Dr #602, Boston, MA 02215 or South Coast VNA, Southcoast VNA Attn: Community Affairs 200 Mill Road Fairhaven, MA 02719.