Gertrude J. Lindsley, 86, of Palermo, passed away on Tuesday, December 25 at Oswego Hospital. A life resident of Palermo, she was the daughter of the late Carlon and Lucille Loomis. Gertrude had worked for the telephone company and Wayne's Pharmacy in Fulton and was a certified nursing assistant working 20 years as a home health aide. Gertrude was a communicant of Holy Trinity Parish in Fulton. Her husband of 55 years, Paul J. Lindsley, predeceased her in 2006.
Surviving are her children, Nancy Lindsley, Peggy (Chuck) Bickford, Dan (Barb) Lindsley, Dave (Darlene) Lindsley, Jim (Marge) Lindsley, John (Dolores) Lindsley, Tom Lindsley and Joe (Leslie) Lindsley; 28 grandchildren; many great grandchildren, nieces and nephews.
Calling hours are from 1 to 4 p.m. on Sunday, December 30th at Foster Funeral Home, 910 Fay Street in Fulton. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 9:30 a.m. on Monday, December 31st at Holy Trinity Parish, corner of Rochester and South Third Streets in Fulton. A spring graveside service will be held at Roosevelt Cemetery, Route 49 in the town of Schroeppel. The family requests memorial contributions to be made to either the Alzheimer's Association, Central New York Chapter, 441 West Kirkpatrick Street, Syracuse, NY 13204-1305 or to the ALS Association, P.O. Box 37022, Boone, IA 50037-0022.