May 21, 2020

    Lois Cleary, 93, of Syracuse passed away Thursday at her home. Born in Chittenango, Lois was a long time resident of Syracuse. She loved sewing, painting and enjoyed watching Lawrence Welk. She was predeceased by her husband John in 2014, her parents Howard and Esther Bender and her sister Eunice. Surviving is her son Timothy J. Cleary of Syracuse, her daughter Cathleen Basko (Bill) of Syracuse, her sister Janice Bradish of Indian Lake, 6 grandchildren, 5 great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. Graveside services will be in Oakwood Cemetery, Chittenango. Contributions in her memory may be made to Syracuse meals on Wheels, 300 Burt St. Syracuse, NY 13202. Ayer & Zimmer Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.