Obituary photo of Aleatha Close, Syracuse-NY
In Loving Memory of

Aleatha "Lee" Close

1937 - 2021
Obituary photo of Aleatha Close, Syracuse-NY
In Loving Memory of

Aleatha "Lee" Close

1937 - 2021

Services & Gatherings

Services & Gatherings

Visitation:
Wednesday, August 4, 2021 from 4:00pm to 7:00pm
New Comer Cremations & Funerals
705 North Main Street
Syracuse, NY  13212
315-214-0400
Service:
Thursday, August 5, 2021 at 9:00am
Chapel at Onondaga County Veterans Cemetery
Interment:
Onondaga County Veterans Cemetery
4069 Howlett Hill Rd. Syracuse, NY 13215
Aleatha "Lee" Close Life story video
Aleatha “Lee” Close, 84, of Lyncourt, is finally at peace with God and family.

She was born in Watertown, NY to the late Mary and Fred Amond.

She married Burton Close in 1959 and they remained married until his passing in 2000. Lee retired from the Syracuse City School District where she worked feeding lunches to the children. She enjoyed playing cards with her family and friends.

She was predeceased by her husband, Burton Close; son, Clarence Close; brother, Warren Amond; daughter-in-law, Christina Amond and two best friends, Martha Farruggio-Bloss and Dorothy Lyskawa.

Lee is survived by her children, Gene Amond, Susan Amond Babcock, Carolyn Close Jaskulski and Mary Ann Close; daughter-in-law, Suzanne Close; 10 grandchildren, Gina, Michael, Brandi, Melissa, Danielle, Tiffany, Jenny, James, Matthew and Jody; several great-grandchildren, brother, Leland Amond and several nieces and nephews.

Calling hours will be held on Wednesday, August 4th 4-7 PM at New Comer Cremations & Funerals in N. Syracuse. A funeral service will be held on Thursday, August 5th 9 AM in the Chapel at Onondaga County Veterans Cemetery, 4069 Howlett Hill Rd. Syracuse, NY 13215. In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to an animal rescue of your choice.

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Services & Gatherings

Services & Gatherings

Visitation:
Wednesday, August 4, 2021 from 4:00pm to 7:00pm
New Comer Cremations & Funerals
705 North Main Street
Syracuse, NY  13212
315-214-0400
Service:
Thursday, August 5, 2021 at 9:00am
Chapel at Onondaga County Veterans Cemetery
Interment:
Onondaga County Veterans Cemetery
4069 Howlett Hill Rd. Syracuse, NY 13215

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