Thursday, July 12, 2012

Colleen Meadow's Obituary

Services for Colleen A. Meadow, 27, of 114 Fordham Road, will be at 11 a.m. Friday at Gates Funeral Home, Baldwinsville, with burial in Riverside Cemetery, Oswego.

Calling Hours are 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. today (March 7) at the funeral home, 29 W. Genesee St.

Mrs. Meadow was found murdered in her apartment Tuesday.

A native of Syracuse, Mrs. Meadow was raised in North Syracuse.  She was a systems analyst with Niagara Mohawk Power Corp.  Mrs. Meadow had an associate's degree from Syracuse University.

Surviving are her father, Fred W. Kelly, Jr. of North Syracuse; her mother, Arlene Davi of Syracuse, a sister; Nancy Whitelaw of Fayetteville; three brothers, Fred W. III of Syracuse and Burt and Brian Kelly, both of North Syracuse; a stepbrother, Steve Slingerland of Chittenango; her husband, Ronald S. Meadow, from whom she was legally separated; and her maternal grandmother, Mildred McClelland of Grand Rapids. Minn.

Remembering Colleen Meadow

Monday, June 18, 2012



On March 5, 1985 Colleen Meadow's body was found at approximately 1:45 p.m. in her apartment in the City of Syracuse, New York.  The manner of her death was determined to be homicide.  She was just 27 years old.  This case remains unsolved.

Anyone with information regarding the investigation is urged to contact the Syracuse Police Department Cold Case Homicide Squad at (315) 422-5234 or by e-mail at  You can visit their webpage at  All tips will be kept confidential and there is a reward for any information that leads to the arrest and conviction of the person or persons responsible.  

 Colleen Meadow's Obituary