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628 Main Street
Bennington, VT 05201
Phone: 802-442-2516
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Robert Leary

Robert T. Leary Sr.

Saturday, September 5th, 1936 - Monday, July 22nd, 2019
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Robert T. Leary, Sr. age 82 died on July 22, at his home in Manchester. He was born on August 5, 1936 and was the son of the late Paul A. and Madeline Zullo Leary He was brought up in Manchester and attended local schools. Robert started at a young age working on automobiles and worked for several local garages. His last employment was at Bourns Tire / Auto from where he retired after 30 years. He loved to be outside fishing, hunting, trapping, snow shoeing, and enjoying at that Vermont has to offer.

You could find him going to Auctions, Flea Markets, Tag Sales, buying and selling, mostly buying. The last few years he spent going to Bingo every Sunday in Wells, Vermont. In 1967 he married the former Katherine McEckron, also know as Kitty. Together they raised eight children.

Robert is survived by his son Robert T. Leary, Jr. and his wife Ann (Dwyer) Leary, his grandsons: Colby Leary and Jacob Leary. His step-children: Jackie Dooley, (Perry) Ken Dooley, Kevin Dooley, Scott Dooley, Darcy Dooley, Brett Dooley, and Kurt Williams. He leaves one brother Daniel Leary, He was predeceased by his father, mother, wife: Katherine (Kitty) Leary, whom he loved very much, sisters: Katie Ziegenhagen, and June Gutbier, He will be missed by many family and friends.

Friends may call at the Mahar and Son Funeral Home on Bonnet Street in Manchester Center, on Tuesday afternoon, July 30, from 4PM until 6:30PM. A prayer service will be held at 6:PM. Memorial contributions may be made to the East Dorset Fire Department through the office of Mahar & Son Funeral Home, 628 Main Street, Bennington, VT 05201.

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  • Visitation

    Tuesday, July 30th, 2019 | 4:00pm - 6:30pm
    Tuesday, July 30th, 2019 4:00pm - 6:30pm
    E. P. Mahar and Son Funeral Home
    628 Main Street
    Bennington, Vermont 05201
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  • Prayer Service

    Tuesday, July 30th, 2019 | 6:00pm
    Tuesday, July 30th, 2019 6:00pm
    E. P. Mahar and Son Funeral Home
    628 Main Street
    Bennington, Vermont 05201
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
    Reverend Thomas Mattison


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Shannon Johnston

Posted at 05:42pm
I am so sorry to hear about your loss. Please know that my thoughts and prayers are with you and your family during this time of sorrow. -Shannon Johnston


Posted at 06:01am
Rob and Family:
So very sorry for you and all your family that your Dad has passed on. I know how much he meant to you. You truly showed him respect, kindness and love as a good son would do. Please remember all the great memories and times together which will last forever. You are in my prayers. Sharon Stepp

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