Mary Alice “Mei” Cunningham, 72, of Fulton, passed away Monday at her home. 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 are 4 to 6 p.m. Wednesday, November 6, 2019 at Brown Funeral Home, 21 Flood Drive in Fulton. A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m., Thursday, November 7, 2019 at the Baldwinsville First United Methodist Church, 17 West Genesee St., Baldwinsville.