Mary Fran Cleary
Mary Fran Cleary, 70, a former Rockaway resident, died May 11.
Cleary was born in Brooklyn, New York and was raised in Belle Harbor. She graduated from Stella Maris High School and Gibbs Business School. She worked as an administrative assistant for IBM from 1959 to 1963.
She is survived by her husband, Gerard “Jerry” Cleary; son, Kevin Cleary (Trish); daughter, Kathleen Salerno (Michael); and grandchildren, Dan and Maegan Cleary and Michael and Mariah Salerno, all of Mendham, New Jersey.
Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Bailey Funeral Home, Mendham, New Jersey. A funeral mass will take place at St. Joseph Church, Mendham, New Jersey on Saturday, May 22, at 11:30 a.m. Donations in her memory can be made to the Alzheimer’s Association, Greater New Jersey Chapter, 400 Morris Avenue, Suite 251, Denville , NJ, 07834.