SALISBURY, Md. - Robert B. McCleary, 97, of Salisbury passed away Tuesday, December 25, 2012, at Wicomico Nursing Home in Salisbury. Born on January 19, 1915 in Waynesboro, PA, he was the son of the late George Marshall and Sarah McCleary. He was a member of St. Luke's Church in Silver Spring, MD where he served as an usher. Robert retired after 42 years of service from Potomac Electric Power Company. He enjoyed traveling and square dancing with his wife of 70 years, Catherine.
In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his wife, Catherine Bladen McCleary; a son, Donald Joseph McCleary. He is survived by a daughter, Patty Wilson and her husband Doug of Salisbury; three grandchildren, Jamie Strong and her husband David of Silver Spring, Rob Benedict and his wife Lauren of Alexandria, VA and Meagan Stalteri and her husband Vinnie of Phoenix; five great-grandchildren, Jacob, Arianna, Adilynn, Lilly and Eleanor.
Services will be held at a later date. Memorial contributions can be made to Wicomico Nursing Home, 700 Booth St., Salisbury, MD 21801. Arrangements are in the care of Holloway Funeral Home, 501 Snow Hill Road, Salisbury, MD 21804. To send condolences to the family, please visit Holloway Funeral Home's website.