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Carolyn M. Cleary

December 30, 2018

Carolyn "Lindy" Cleary, 75, of Watertown passed away Sunday, December 30, 2018, at Samaritan Medical Center.

Calling hours will be held at Cummings Funeral Service, Inc., Watertown on Thursday, January 3, from 5 - 7 PM. There will be no funeral service and burial will be in the spring in Brownville Cemetery at a time and date to be announced.

Carolyn was born in Watertown on April 13, 1943, daughter of the late Lyle T. and Mildred F. Roe Gilligan. Her loves included her cats, playing cards, and especially her family.

She is survived by her husband, John A. Cleary; three sons, John A. Cleary, Jr. and wife, Marcie, Watertown, Richard S. Cleary, TN, and William A. Cleary and wife, Felicia, PA; eleven grandchildren and ten great-grandchildren; three sisters, Deborah Cardinal and husband, Danny, NC, Barbara Cleary and husband, Albert, KY, and Cheryl Vincent and husband, Randy, Watertown; and several nieces, nephews, and cousins. She was predeceased by her brother, Donald Gilligan, and her sister, Susan Groman.

In lieu of flowers, donations in Carolyn's name may be made to the American Cancer Society, PO Box 7, E. Syracuse, NY 13057. Online condolences to her family may be posted at www.cummingsfuneral.com.


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