Peaceful 09

Kevin J. Cleary

January 18, 1959 ~ May 11, 2021 (age 62)


Kevin J. Cleary, 62, of Haverhill, MA, passed away May 11, 2021, at Kaplan House in Danvers. Born in Lawrence, MA, he was the son of the late James and Doris (Dionne) Cleary.

Raised in Methuen, Kevin was a graduate of Lawrence High School. He worked in production control for 37 years at Textron Systems in Wilmington, MA. After his retirement, he also worked as a funeral assistant at Cataudella Funeral Home in Methuen. Kevin enjoyed traveling and watching sports.

Kevin is survived by his partner, Richard Learoyd of Haverhill; his brother, James Cleary and his wife Marilyn of Methuen; his sister, Karen Cleary and her wife Theresa Godose of Salem, NH; his niece, Kelly D’Hondt and her husband Brian; and his great nieces and nephew, Hailey, Delaney, Riley, Brody, Averey, and Kinsley.

Those who prefer, may make memorial donations in his memory to the Lustgarten Foundation at or the American Diabetes Association at

Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend visiting hours on Sunday, May 16, 2021, from 3:00-7:00 PM at Cataudella Funeral Home, 126 Pleasant Valley Street in Methuen. Funeral services will be at 11:00 AM on Monday, May 17, 2021, in the funeral home chapel. Burial will follow at Elmwood Cemetery, Methuen.

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May 16, 2021

3:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Cataudella Funeral Home
126 Pleasant Valley Street
Methuen, MA 01844

May 17, 2021

11:00 AM
Cataudella Funeral Home
126 Pleasant Valley Street
Methuen, MA 01844


Elmwood Cemetery
130 No. Lowell Street
Methuen, MA 01844

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