LEARY, ROBERT J., III, March 20th. of Jamaica Plain & Roslindale. passed at home surrounded by family members after a courageous battle with Myelodysplastic syndrome. Born in Boston, Mr. Leary was a long time resident of Great Neck, NY. Beloved son of the of the late Robert J. and Helene C. Leary Devoted brother of Patricia Leary -Gomez of Roslindale and the late John Leary. Brother in law of Pedro Gomez. Loving uncle of A.J. Locke, Nicholas & Miranda Gomez, Colin & Caitlyn Lynch. and grand uncle of Leilanny McKinnon- Gomez.
Following his passion for dogs and botanic design, Mr. Leary was a colorful fixture of Jamaica Plain often seen delivering his floral creations or selling Christmas trees dress as Santa Claus. In recent years, he delivered pastries and desserts for his dear friend John Pergantis of Party Favors in Brookline.
A member of the New England Local SAG_AFTRA Union, he was cast as a background actor in the many films shot in and around the Greater Boston area, including The Crucible, Outside Providence, A Perfect Storm, The Heat and Gone Baby Gone.
Per Bob's wishes, services will be private.
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