Paul J.'s Story
MARCELLUS Paul J. McNeilly, 58, of Marcellus and formerly of Franklin, passed away at home Sept. 1, 2017, with family by his side.
Paul was born in Sidney, to Robert and Rosalyn McNeilly.
He graduated from Franklin High School and was employed for 22 years at the Raymond Corporation.
Paul was an avid hunter and fisherman and enjoyed woodworking.
In addition to his parents, Paul was predeceased by his brothers, Orman and Robert.
Surviving are his loving partner, Barbara Wall; daughters, Brooke McNeilly and Shelby McNeilly; siblings, David (Debbie) McNeilly, Daniel (Sandy) McNeilly, Phylis (Ralph) Sitts, Roger McNeilly, Richard (Jen) McNeilly and Kelly Nichols; special "granddaughters" Ayla and Jolie; and several nieces and nephews.
The family gives heartfelt thanks to the Oncology Department and the ICU staff at Upstate Medical Center.
Paul's service was held Sept.5 at the Ryan Funeral Home and St. Francis Xavier Church in Marcellus.
In Paul's memory, contributions may be made to Hospice of CNY, 990 7th North Street, Liverpool, NY 13088 or MAVES, P.O. Box 203, Marcellus, NY 13108.
Published on September 11, 2017