WATERTOWN, NY — Lisa Gayle Strickland Grieco, 53, of 1643 State St., Watertown, NY, passed away unexpectedly Sunday, Jan. 23, 2022, at her home.
Born March 26, 1968, in Watertown, NY, the daughter of Thomas F. and Penelope (Ashwood) Strickland, she graduated in 1986 from Watertown High School.
Lisa worked for Art’s Jug for 26 years where she ran the pizza kitchen. She left Art’s Jug to care for her grandfather for the next six years which led her to becoming a caregiver with Disabled Persons Action Organization and ARC of Jefferson and Lewis County.
She married Ralph A. Grieco on Sept. 17, 1995, in Adams, NY. The couple resided in Watertown. Ralph worked 15 years at Lowe’s in Watertown.
Lisa loved life and she enjoyed going to garage sales, hanging out around the pool, shopping, getting her nails done and tanning. She enjoyed socializing with family and friends and she loved her fireball. Most of all she enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren and taking care of her grandson, Lucas. She also loved her fur babies, Axl, Earnhardt and Felicia.
Among her survivors are her husband, Ralph A. Grieco; a daughter and companion, Ashlyn G. Grieco and Ryan L’Huillier; a son and daughter-in-law, David and Katie Wright; three grandchildren, Lucas L’Huillier, Bethany and Abigail Wright; a brother, Christopher Strickland; her mother, Penelope Strickland; a sister-in-law, Tina Grieco; all of Watertown; several nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles and cousins.
She was predeceased by her father, Thomas F. Strickland, a brother, David Strickland, and her maternal grandparents, Paul and Dorothy Ashwood.
Arrangements are with the Hart & Bruce Funeral Home. There will be no public calling hours or funeral service. Services will be held privately and at the convenience of the family.
Donations in Lisa’s name may be made to the Alzheimer Association.
Friends and family may leave condolences at www.hartandbrucefh.com