Jeffrey P. Cullen, Sr., 63, of Kirkville, passed away unexpectedly but peacefully, at home, on March 2, 2020. Born in 1956 in Syracuse, NY to the late Robert F. and Jean C. (Agley) Cullen, he was one of eleven children. Jeff graduated from Central Tech High School in the late 70s, and began working at a bowling alley. He then went on to work at Midstate Printing; where he retired after more than 30 years.
Jeff was a jokester, a party guy, and enjoyed messing around with people. He was an excellent bowler, avid outdoorsman, and liked to vacation at Alexandria Bay. He was well known for his love of poker. He was a sincere family man, and appreciated BBQs and spending time with his grandkids.
He is survived by his children: Jeffrey (Allan Spiers) Cullen, Jr., Michele (John Hensinger) Cullen, and Julie (Michael) Sims; eight grandchildren; siblings: Deborah Bresnahan, Robin Clarry, Sherrill (Richard) Picarel, Gayle (Kevin) Davies, Cindee Fountain, Jeanne Cullen, William (Phylis) Cullen, Steffan (Karen) Cullen, and Sean Cullen. Jeff is predeceased by one brother, Scott Cullen.
Calling hours will be held on Friday, March 6, 2020, from 10 am to 12 noon, at Ballweg & Lunsford Funeral Home, 4612 S. Salina St., Syracuse. A funeral service will immediately follow at noon. Online condolences may be left on the funeral home website.