Frederick Greeley, Jr.

Obituary of Frederick J. Greeley, Jr.

Frederick J. Greeley Jr., 87, of Clay, passed away peacefully at home on May 28, 2020. Fred Jr. was born in Syracuse on August 9, 1932. Upon graduation from North High he, like his father, Fred Sr., became a bricklayer. He enjoyed taking his family on guided tours of the numerous schools and churches he helped build over the years. In 1980 he left the construction business and went to work for Chemical Bank, retiring from there in 1992. He enjoyed his later years playing in his weekly poker game with the guys, along with side trips to the casino and OTB. He was a member of the Bricklayers & Allied Craftworkers Union and the Syracuse Turners Club. Fred Jr. was predeceased by his son Christopher and wife Nancy, along with sisters Anne Sokolic and Patricia Alexander. He is survived by his son Fred Greeley III, daughter in law Mary Anne Greeley, sister in law Sherri Davis, brother in law Gary Davis, sister in law Sharon Davis, and numerous nieces and nephews. A private burial was held at Woodlawn Cemetery, and a funeral mass will be held at a later date. Contributions may be made to Hospice of Central New York and of the Finger Lakes.
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