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IT AIN'T EASY GROWING OLD

UPDATED William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNewsnet We visited a friend in a nursing home last week. She has Alzheimers Disease. Posted on the home's bulletin board was this poem about the terrible illness. Our mother suffered with Alzheimer's for five years. We were able to keep her and my dad, who was sick with Parkinson's, at home over that period of time which started in 1988-89. My father George died in 1994 at the age of 81 and my Mazie E. Cleary mother Mazie passed away the following year at the age of 85. We hired a service who supplied a person to live with them taking care of all their needs. At the end of each month a new person would arrive replacing... Read more →


CNB June 2008 Archives: Cleary Family History/ Grandmom Jessie Tucker

published Friday, June 13, 2008 Written November 1978, By Jessie Elizabeth Hardiman Tucker, Mother of Mazie E. (Tucker) Cleary , Florence (Tucker) Messenger, and Edward Tucker. I was born in Philadelphia, Pa at 505 Vine Street, one of seven children. They were: Michael, Mary, Jessie, twins, Frank (died age 2) and Helen (died age 6) both are buried in Old Saint Marys cemetery, Gloucester City NJ; second Helen died during flu epidemic (year?) and Joseph died July 1977. All have passed away but me. Born in the year 1890, I will soon be 89 years old on January 2, 1979. I went to school at Lawrence and Race Street Philadelphia, Catholic School, until I was 13 years old, and then went to work in a... Read more →


CNB June 2008 Archives: In Memory of Our Dad

published Sunday, June 15, 2008 George Francis Cleary Sr., Born 1913 Died 1994 In memory of our Dad who passed away on Father's Day, June 19, 1994......Happy Father's Day Dad, Love Dolores, Georgie, and Billy George F. Cleary (autobiography) written November 1978 I was born June 28, 1913, at 44 Evans Street, Camden NJ. My father was a brakeman on the Pennsylvania Railroad, and my mother, Catherine M Cleary was a housewife. My brother, James Francis Cleary who is 18 months older than I, lives in Haddon Heights NJ. The first school I attended was at Saints Peter and Paul, which was on Spruce Street in Camden, between Sixth Street and Broadway. It was there that I made by First Holy Communion and my Confirmation.... Read more →


Autobiography of George Francis Cleary Sr., of Gloucester City, NJ

In memory of our Dad who passed away on Father's Day, June 19, 1994......Happy Father's Day Dad, Love Dolores, Georgie, and Billy George F. Cleary (autobiography) written November 1978 I was born June 28, 1913 at 44 Evans Street, Camden NJ. My father was a brakeman on the Pennsylvania Railroad, and my mother, Catherine M Cleary was a housewife. My brother, James Francis Cleary who is 18 months older than I, lives in Haddon Heights NJ. The first school I attended was at Saints Peter and Paul, which was on Spruce Street in Camden, between Sixth Street and Broadway. It was there that I made by First Holy Communion and my Confirmation. Later I attended the Immaculate Conception School at Sixth and Market Streets, Camden... Read more →


HAPPY MOTHERS DAY!

Note: The story below has been circulating the Internet over the pass month or so and I thought it would be perfect for today, Mother's Day. The author of the article is unknown. I was looking for a photo to use with it and then I thought why not use a picture of our mother, Mazie (Tucker) Cleary who passed away in 1995. I feel it is a nice tribute not only to our Mother but to all Moms throughout the world on this special day. Our Mom is up heaven now but how much I wish that she was here today so I could have just one more chance to tell her how much she meant to me. Remember to give your Mom a... Read more →


Mazie Elizabeth Tucker Cleary Autobiography

By Mazie Elizabeth Tucker Cleary November 15, 1978 W hen I was growing up I remember parties we had at one another’s homes. For refreshments we would have lemonade and homemade cake. We would play games such as spin the bottle, post office, dance to the music of a Victoria records or sing and play a player piano. That is if no own could play the piano. When just a kid some of our games were lay sheepie lay, blind man’s bluff, London Bridges falling down, Go in and out the windows, kick the ricket, prisoner’s base, jacks. The boys would play marbles and the girls would jump rope. Also we would roller skate up and down the sidewalks and sometimes in the streets. We... Read more →