We regret to inform you of sudden death of Retired D/Sgt. Joseph W. McLeary on Sunday, January 19, 2014 following a massive stroke on Friday.   Joe is remembered for his steadfast commitment to his fellow troopers, armed forces service members, and bull terrier enthusiasts.   Our thoughts and prayers are with Joe’s many friends and family at this difficult time.  The following arrangements have been reprinted from the Ruck Funeral Home website.



Ruck Funeral Homes

Joseph W. McLearyJoseph W. McLeary 
(Died January 19, 2014)


U.S. VeteranOn January 19, 2014 Joseph W. McLeary, Ret. Detective Sgt. Maryland State Police; beloved husband of Margaret A. McLeary (nee Frisino); loving brother of Edwina Jensen of Atlantic, Iowa; dear uncle of Liam, Meaghan, Desmond, Merrily, Louis, Elaine, Helen and Gina; also survived by his loving pet Rudy.


Friends may call at the family owned Ruck Towson Funeral Home, Inc. 1050 York Rd. (beltway exit 26) on Wednesday and Thursday from 2-4 & 7-9 PM. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated at the Immaculate Conception Church on Friday 11:00 AM. Interment St. Stanislaus Cemetery. In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to Bull Terrier Club of America Rescue Fund 19349 Yellow Schoolhouse Road Round Hill, VA. 20141