Mary Alice Cunningham, 72

FULTON, NY – Mary Alice “Mei” Cunningham, 72, of Fulton, passed away Monday October 28, 2019, at her home.

Mary Alice Cunningham

She was born October 14, 1947, in Fulton to Harold and Idell Van DeLinder and was a graduate of Fulton High School in 1965.

She was a secretary and had been employed by Black Clawson for 15 years before working for the Hannibal Central School District for 21 years until her retirement in 2010.

Mary Alice was a member of the Class Reunion Committee “Fulton High School Class of 1965.”

She had a love of animals and hoped for “world peace.”

Mary Alice was always tending to her property, enjoyed camping and spending time outdoors.

Her philosophy was that she didn’t need a security system, she had her own chainsaw, hatchet and Winchester rifle that she could use to defend herself.

Mary Alice is survived by her daughter, Caroline Currier of Oswego; sisters, Deanne Cuyler (Terry) Morrill of Liverpool, Janet McIntosh of Liverpool and Joyce (Chet) Bogdziewcz of Fulton; cousin, Rex (Kathy) Wallace of Fulton; granddaughter, Rachel Currier of Oswego; nieces, Mariah Wallace, Cathy Tucker and Stephanie Lewis; nephews, Harold, Ed and Joe McIntosh, Stephen Cuyler and Daniel Cunningham.

In addition to her parents, she was predeceased by fiancée, William Gage; a sister, Susan Cunningham; brothers-in-law, Irwin McIntosh and Peter Cuyler; and a nephew, Alan McIntosh.

Calling hours will be held 4 to 6 p.m. Wednesday, November 6, at Brown Funeral Home, 21 Flood Drive in Fulton.

A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m., Thursday, November 7, at the Baldwinsville First United Methodist Church, 17 W. Genesee St., Baldwinsville.

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  1. We are saddened to hear of Mary’s passing. Mary was my secretary for many years at the Cayuga Street in Hannibal where she performed her duties in an outstanding manner. Presently my wife and I are in South Carolina and will be unable to attend the services. We extend our sympathy to the family. Sincerely, Dennis M. Kenney

  2. Caroline and Joyce and family I am so sorry for your loss. Mei and I were friends for many years

  3. Always a bright light. She was nothing but wonderful all our years in Hannibal School district. She will always be remembered fondly.
    Joseph, Angela And Dominick Allen

  4. I worked with Mary at Cayuga Street School for about 10 years. No matter what new library project I started or request I made of her, she was always totally supportive. She would sometimes prompt me about things I had forgotten, which was especially helpful. Mary was always cheerful and upbeat and I remember her fondly. My condolences to her family and close friends on her passing.

  5. Very sorry to hear of Mary’s passing. She was a nice, sweet freindly woman. Sincere condolances to Caroline and Rachel.

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