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Joan Golley

Joan A. Golley

Wednesday, February 1st, 1933 - Wednesday, March 17th, 2021
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Obituary

Joan A. Golley
February 1, 1933 - March 17, 2021
Joan A. Golley, 88, lifelong resident of Clay passed peacefully on Wednesday, in her sleep, and joined her beloved husband Abe, where it is believed they promptly went Square Dancing. She had taken voice lessons from the age of twelve, went to Hartwick College to study voice, and had lent her strong, soprano voice to many singing groups including Sweet Adelines and Master's Touch. She was proudest of singing in the back-up chorus for Kenny Rogers when he came to Syracuse. Joan was formerly employed as a secretary with North Syracuse Central Schools, the Town of Clay Assessor's Office, and she retired from OCM Boces. She was a member of Immanuel Lutheran Church where she taught Sunday School and directed the choir for many years, as well as many other church activities.
She was predeceased by her husband, Erwin "Abe" Golley and by her parents, Reverend John and Alice Kisselburgh.
Survivors include her daughter, Ann (Jim) Vail of Cleveland, NY; her son, John Golley of Central Square, NY; granddaughters, Kathryn (Paul) Anderson of Cicero, NY and Alison (Antonio) Labbe of Solvay, NY; two great-grandchildren, and many nieces, nephews and her beloved dog, Smithy.
Calling hours will be Tuesday, Mar. 23rd, from 4 to 6 pm at Carter Funeral Home, 1604 Grant Blvd., Syracuse. Private burial will take place in Pine Plains Cemetery, Clay.
In lieu of flowers, please send contributions in Mom's name to Immanuel Lutheran Church in Clay or to the Humane Association of CNY.
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Tuesday, March 23rd, 2021 | 4:00pm - 6:00pm
    When
    Tuesday, March 23rd, 2021 4:00pm - 6:00pm
    Location
    Carter Funeral Home, Inc.
    Address
    1604 Grant Blvd.
    SYRACUSE, NY 13208
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  • Interment

    Location
    Pine Plains Cemetery
    Address
    8686 Henry Clay Blvd.
    CLAY, NY 13041
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Bob & Andrea Vail & family

Posted at 07:10pm
Psalm 116:15 Precious in the sight of the Lord is the death of his saints. You were a blessing to us Joan, and we will miss you dearly!
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Gerri Blazak

Posted at 04:15pm
I am so sorry to hear of your Mother's passing. I work at Wegman's on Rt. 31 and we would always find a few minutes to talk with each other. I remember her telling me about how she got Smithy and I always asked how he was doing. She was so pleased to have him. She was a very kind lady and I enjoyed seeing her whenever she came in. She will be missed. -Gerri Blazak
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Ann Latocha

Posted at 08:03am
Joan was an amazing woman. I loved hearing her life stories, her thoughts on topics of the day and sharing a wonderful friendship. She had the most wonderful giggle and laughter. A lovely lady. My thoughts and prayers for her family.
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Posted at 11:10pm
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