Thomas J. Chiarelly, 63, Watertown

WATERTOWN, NY — Thomas J. Chiarelly, 63, of High Street, Watertown, passed away Sunday, Feb. 9, 2020.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Cleveland Funeral Home Inc., Watertown.

Thomas was born Sept. 15, 1956, on Long Island, the son of Eugene and Carol (Slovacek) Chiarelly.

He married Linda Benedetto on Sept. 5, 1981, in Fairfield, CT.

He loved working on cars and carpentry.

Thomas is survived by his wife, two step-daughters: Victoria and Denise Longo, and a step-son James Longo and his wife Tasheila, all of CT. He is also survived by two bothers, Charles and his wife in Florida, and Robert and Sue in North Carolina.

He was quite a jokester and will be greatly missed.

As per Tom’s wishes, there will be no calling hours.

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