Peacefully, surrounded by his family, at Meadow Park Nursing Home, Chatham, on Sunday April 29th, 2012, Mr. Keith McCleary of Chatham in his 76th year.  Cherished son of the late Harry and Lillian McCleary.  Beloved husband of Rosemary (nee Lunam) for 51 years.  Loving and devoted father of Lynn of St. Catharines and Patricia Giffen (Graham) of Sherwood Park, Alberta.  Dearest and devoted grandfather of Mackenzie and Jack.  Keith was an active member of the Anglican Church and served as Warden at Christ Church for three terms.  He was a member of Wellington Victory Masonic Lodge.  Keith was a Past President of the Chatham Granite Club, the Ontario Institute of Agrologists South Western Branch, and the former Ontario Grain and Feed Dealers Association.  He loved people and will be dearly missed by his family and friends.  Keith’s family extends heartfelt thanks to the Alzheimer’s Society of Chatham-Kent, especially to all the staff for their support and care, and to family and friends who offered support and prayers.  Special thanks to Meadow Park Nursing Home staff for their care.  Family and friends are invited to the Alexander & Houle Funeral Home, 245 Wellington West, Chatham, 519-352-2710 on Friday May 4th visiting from 2 to 4 p.m.  A Celebration of Keith’s Life will be held at Christ Church, 80 Wellington St. West, Chatham, on Saturday May 5th at 11:00 a.m. with The Ven. Paul Millward officiating.  Cremation has taken place.  Friends planning an expression of remembrance are asked to consider the Alzheimer’s Society of Canada Research Program or the Meadow Park Auxiliary.  On-line condolences may be left at



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