Pauline M. Drean

February 9, 2017

PILLAR POINT    Pauline M. Drean, 85, of Pillar Point, passed Tuesday, Feb. 7, 2017, at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Syracuse.

Arrangements are under the direction of Cleveland Funeral Home, Watertown, NY.

A private funeral service will be held at the family's convenience.

Born May 21, 1931, in Watertown, a daughter of John and Bessie Scroxton Daly, she graduated in 1949 from Watertown High School. 

She was postmaster in Great Bend, NY until retiring in 1987.

She married Marcus W. Drean on March 31, 1951 at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church in Watertown. They spent 65 happy years together. 

Pauline was an avid reader, enjoyed knitting and gardening.

Surviving are her husband, Marcus; a son, David and Jan Drean; a brother, Richard and Mary Daly; sister, June O’Brien; granddaughters, Shannon Drean and Sara and Richard Drean-Allen; and three great-grandchildren that were the light of her life, Emily and Jenna Allen and Kellen Timourou.

She was predeceased by two brothers, Jack and James Daly, and three sisters, Margaret McCulley, Arlen Lowe, and Betty Daly.

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Information provided by Cleveland Funeral Home and Newzjunky, Watertown, N.Y.