Kathleen (nee Ball) Cleckley, age 70, of Buffalo, died Friday, September 27, 2019 at Sisters of Charity Hospital in Buffalo, after a brief illness. Born July 26, 1949 in North Tonawanda, she was the daughter of the late John and Myra (nee Schmidt) Ball. Kathleen was a resident of Buffalo for the greater part of her life. She retired from the Buffalo Psychiatric Hospital after 30 years of service. She enjoyed doing puzzles and reading. Kathleen loved ladybugs and cardinals and being with her family. She will always be in their hearts and never be forgotten.
She was the wife of the late Harold Cleckley, who died June 17, 2003; mother of Kerry James of Buffalo, Jason Cleckley of Buffalo, Jesse (Jennifer) Bieber of Middleport, Shonda Cleckley of Buffalo, and the late Angel Gowdy; grandmother of Todd Morey, Kierra Metros, Ashley Borden, Josh Bieber, Jolene Bieber, Tayana Davis, and the late Tommy Glenn; and sister of Marjorie Whipple, Linda Doan, Patti McCarthy, John Ball, Mary Eichler, Joanne Riley, Lorraine Layton, and the late James Ball. Also surviving are several great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews.
There is no visitation. A Memorial Service will be celebrated at 12 PM Saturday at the HAMP FUNERAL HOME, Inc., 37 Adam Street at Seymour, Tonawanda. Friends invited.