Mary Dillon

Obituary of Mary H. Dillon

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LeRoy ~ Mary Ann (Hewitt) Dillon passed away on June 12, 2024 at LeRoy Village Green, where she resided since August of last year.

     Marian (as she was known to her family) was born November 22, 1934 in Syracuse, NY. She was the only child of Thomas and Josephine (Bradshaw) Hewitt. She grew up in the Tipperary Hill neighborhood of the city surrounded by her large extended Irish family.

     Marian was a 1952 graduate of St. Patrick’s School, where she was a cheerleader and a member of Charity Guild Sorority. She graduated from Central City Business Institute in 1953.

     Mary was the widow of Joseph P. Dillon. They were married for 57 years before his passing in 2013.

     A resident of LeRoy since 1966, Mary worked for St. Peter’s parish office and later for the Fathers of Our Lady of Mercy for many years.

     Mary was a cook, baker and doll maker. There are many recipients of her delicious baked goods, doll clothes, football pillows, bow ties and fleece blankets.

     Mary is survived by her children, Thomas (TJ), Mary Ellen (Kevin) Hausman, Paul (Julie), Peter (Susan), Siobhan (Todd) Salzman, as well as her grandchildren, Meghan and Brenna Dillon; Emily Hausman and her husband, Rabbi Joseph Robinson, Kathleen Hausman, Max Hausman and his wife, Robyn; Sean, Enya and Quinten Dillon; Claire and Grace Dillon; Jacob (Jack) Salzman; great-grandchildren, Ruth, Liam, Ben-Ami and Shalom Robinson. One surviving cousin Ann (Hewitt) Keegan, along with many nieces, nephews and her cousins’ children.  Mary is also survived by her dear friends, Maria and Jose Chavez and their children, Jay, Armando (Angela) and Emily, plus her Bradshaw cousins in Ireland and St. Louis.

     She was predeceased by one granddaughter, Jena Dillon of Colorado.

     Family and friends may call on Friday, August 9 from 4 ~ 7 PM at the Falcone Family Funeral & Cremation Service Inc., 8700 Lake St. Rd., LeRoy.  Her Rite of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Saturday, August 10 at 11:00 AM at Our Lady of Mercy Parish, St. Peter’s Church, 44 Lake St., LeRoy.

     In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to either The Hunger Project C/O Vince Christian, 318 Westminster Road, DeWitt, NY 13214 or LeRoy Pantry and Help Fund, 48 Main Street, LeRoy, NY 14482



4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Friday, August 9, 2024
Falcone Family Funeral & Cremation Service Inc.
8700 Lake Rd. (Rt 19)
LeRoy, New York, United States

Rite of Christian Burial

11:00 am
Saturday, August 10, 2024
Our Lady of Mercy Parish - St. Peter's Church
44 Lake Street
LeRoy, New York, United States
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