Please Remember Ira J. Neary in Your Prayers St. Thomas Newsroom January 3, 20141 Comment Please remember in your prayers Ira J. Neary, 76, who died Dec. 19, 2013. He was the husband of Kathy Neary, a former department assistant in teacher education, College of Education, Leadership and Counseling.A memorial Mass of Christian Burial was held for Neary on Dec. 23, 2013, at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Rosemount, Minn.An obituary and guest book can be viewed at legacy.com. One Response Sharon Fischer January 8, 2014 Dear Kathy, please accept my sincere condolences on the passing of your husband, Ira and my apologies for the lateness of this e-mail as I just connected with the UST Bulletin. I gather that you’ve retired from UST. Your kindness and friendship to me will always be remembered.. God bless.