Robert E. Cleary, III

May 3, 1950 ~ January 17, 2018 (age 67)

Robert Emmett Cleary, III, 67, passed away Wednesday, January 17, 2018 under the care of Georgia Hospice Care.  Born in Indiana, he had lived in Connecticut and Massachusetts, relocating to Georgia in 2014.  He earned a bachelor’s degree from Brandeis University and had been facilities director for Pine Street Inn, a homeless shelter, in Boston, MA before moving to GA.  He had an appreciation for antiques and was a fan of “Antiques Roadshow”. 

Survivors are his daughter and son-in-law, Brenna Taylor and Ryan of Richmond Hill; son, Colin Cleary of Colorado; grandson, Pierce Taylor of Richmond Hill; numerous siblings from his huge, Irish Catholic family also survive.

Services will be held in Massachusetts.

Family and friends may sign the online register at

Arrangements are under the direction of Howard Funeral Home of Ludowici.

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