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Earl R.
Cayea

September 7, 1948 – September 23, 2018

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Earl R. Cayea, 70, lifelong resident of Mattydale, died Sunday, September 23rd, 2018 at the VA Medical Center in Syracuse. Earl was the son of the late Earl J. and Doris M. (Van Slyke) Cayea and a 1968 graduate of North Syracuse High School. He was a US Army veteran serving in the Vietnam War.

Earl retired in 2001 after 10 years as an E.E.G. Technician in the Neurology Department of the Syracuse Veterans Administration Medical Center. He was a good ball player that played softball for many years with various teams. Earl had tried out for the L.A. Dodgers in his youth. He was the lead singer for several local bands including Hard Times, Dynasty 5, and Ukiah, among others. Earl was a former member of St. Margaret's Church in Mattydale.

He was predeceased by his parents and by a brother, Lawrence, in 2010.

Earl is survived by his wife of 39 years, the former Terry (Klassi); their five children: Jennifer (Terrance) Cayea Cheng of South Salem, Jason (Christina) Cayea of Camillus, Jenai (Sean) Fitzpatrick of Newtown, CT, Joseph (Kelsea) Cayea of Mattydale, and John Paul Cayea of Syracuse; a sister: Sheila (Joey) Foglietti of Mattydale; his five grandchildren: Sophia, Emilia "Mei Mei", Bianca, Giordani, and Luke; and by five nephews.

Contributions may be made to the family, c/o Krueger Funeral Home, 2619 Brewerton Rd., Mattydale, NY 13211.

Friends may call on Thursday from 5 - 7pm at the funeral home with a service following at 7:00 pm. Burial will be in Veteran's Memorial Cemetery, Syracuse, on Friday, September 28, at 2:45 pm.

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Visitation

When Thursday, September 27th, 2018 5:00pm - 7:00pm
Location
Krueger Funeral Home
Address
2619 Brewerton Road
Mattydale, NY 13211

Service Information

When
Thursday, September 27th, 2018 7:00pm
Location
Krueger Funeral Home
Address
2619 Brewerton Road
Mattydale, NY 13211

Interment Information

Location
Veterans Memorial Cemetery
Address
4069 Howlett Hill Road
Syracuse, NY 13215
Interment Extra Info
Friday, September 28, 2018 at 245 pm.
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315.455.6131 Krueger Funeral Home
2619 Brewerton Road
Mattydale, NY 13211
Email: info@kruegerfh.com
315.455.6131 Krueger Funeral Home
2619 Brewerton Road
Mattydale, NY 13211
Email: info@kruegerfh.com
315.455.6131 Krueger Funeral Home
2619 Brewerton Road
Mattydale, NY 13211
Email: info@kruegerfh.com
315.455.6131 Krueger Funeral Home
2619 Brewerton Road
Mattydale, NY 13211
Email: info@kruegerfh.com