unknown - January 18, 2013
Lucia Paula (Amato) Dillon, 88, of North Syracuse, died Friday, Jan. 18, 2013, at her home. Lucia grew up in Manlius and resided in Liverpool and North Syracuse for most of her life. She was a graduate of Eastwood High School.
Lucia retired in 2002 after 10 years as a salesperson at Burlington Coat Factory in Cicero. She has worked in retail sales at many various stores in the Syracuse area including Chappell's in Northern Lights. Lucia was a communicant of St. Rose of Lima Church in North Syracuse.
She was predeceased by her husband of 36 years, John J. Dillon, Jr., in 1982.
Lucia is survived by two children: John J. (Luda) Dillon, III of Dallas, TX and Leslie A. Dillon of Syracuse; four sisters: Josephine (Robert) Morrison of Liverpool, Stella Vecchio of Liverpool, Theresa (Joseph) Rigali of San Antonio, TX, and Catherine Smallwood of Syracuse; her brother: Morris Amato of CA; and several nieces and nephews.
In lieu of flowers, contributions in Lucia's memory may be made to the S. P. C. A., 5878 E. Molloy Rd., Mattydale, NY 13211. Services will be announced at a later date.