March 30, 2020
Gladys Guernsey, 77; of Fulton passed away peacefully at Seneca Hill Manor, Volney. She was born in Lysander, NY to the late Eugene and Marjorie (Smith) Peacock. Mrs. Guernsey has been a lifelong resident of the Fulton/Granby area. She had previously worked at Nestles, Co., Fulton and later co-owned and operated Winning Edge, Fulton for 34 years. Mrs. Guernsey was an avid bowler and she was an inductee to the Fulton Bowling Hall of Fame. She was pre-deceased by her great granddaughter: Madden Ladd. Mrs. Guernsey is survived by her husband of 60 years: Gerald Guernsey of Fulton, their children: Michael (Kelly) Guernsey of Fulton, Brian (Bonnie) Guernsey of Fulton, and Cathy Ladd of Pennellville, NY and several grandchildren, great grandchildren, nieces and nephews. Due to the national outbreak the family has decided to have a private calling hour now and then schedule a Celebration of Life that would include their family and friends in the future. Burial with a committal service will be held privately at Jacksonville Cemetery, Lysander with Rev. Mary Johnson officiating.
The Sugar Funeral Home, Inc., 224 W. 2nd St. S., Fulton has care of the arrangements. The family has requested that donations may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association, 441 West Kirkpatrick St., Syracuse, NY 13204.
March 24, 2020
Paul K. Reeves, 66, of Oswego County died Tuesday March 24, 2020 at Northeast Center, Lake Katrine, NY. He was born in Syracuse the son of the late Craig and Maida Reeves. Paul was a local roofer for many years. He is survived by his children Kimberlie Reeves of Baldwinsville, Courtney Reeves of Georgia, and Nicole Komar of Georgia, and his siblings. He is also survived by his grandchildren Krimson, Kadia, Trinity, Logan, Elizabeth, and Carmen. Services and burial will be private. The arrangements are in the care of the Sugar Funeral Home Inc. 224 W. 2nd. St. S. Fulton.
March 26, 2020
Mary M. “Midge” Fox, 69; of Fulton passed away peacefully at Crouse Hospital after a long illness. She was born in Lyons, NY to the late William and Lillian (Prindle) James. Midge was a lifetime resident of the Fulton/Granby area. She was past employed with the Fulton School District having worked in the cafeteria at Lanigan Elementary. She worked assembler at the Oswego Valley News, and a clerk with the Family Auction Center, Phoenix and the Super Value, Phoenix. Midge was pre-deceased by her husband of 45 years: Robert Timothy Fox in 2019. She is survived by their daughter: Amy Fox of Granby, and their son: Jerry Fox of NC, her brother Joseph James of Granby and several nieces and nephews. There will be no funeral service. Burial will be held privately. The Sugar Funeral Home, Inc., 224 W. 2nd St. S., Fulton has care of her arrangements.
March 21, 2020
Shirley Ann Froio, 89; of Fulton went home to God peacefully Saturday afternoon at Seneca Hill Manor, Volney, NY. Mrs. Froio was born in Fulton, NY to the late Ruben and Helen (Broadwell) Hall. She remained a lifetime resident of Fulton. Mrs. Froio was past employed with Nestles Co., from 1960 to 1965 and the Fulton School District having worked at Lanigan Elementary in the Kitchen from 1967-1973. She was a past member of the Thursday Morning Prayer Group, Christian Women Alive and the Prayer Book Club. Mrs. Froio had also volunteered as a CCD Teacher for Holy Family Church from 1981-1984. She was pre-deceased by her husband Victor Froio Sr. in 2006, her siblings: Burton Hall, Ted Hall, Alberta Cery, Erma Arcadi, and Phyllis Baker. Mrs. Froio is survived by her children: Samuel (Sandra) Froio of Fulton, Victor (Kathy) Froio Jr., of CT, Florence “Punkin” (Evan) Walsh of Fulton, sisters and brothers in laws: Norma Hall of FL., Tony and Theresa Froio of Fulton; 6 grandchildren: Tanya (Chris) Leonard, Samuel (Heather) Froio, Sarah Froio, Thaddeus Froio, Dwight Walsh, and Dani Walsh; 6 great grandchildren: Nick, Josh, Matthew, Madison, Krissa, and Kailin and several nieces, nephews and cousins. Due to the national outbreak Mrs. Froio’s Funeral will be held at Holy Trinity Church, Fulton where a Mass of Christian Burial will be offered in her memory in the future when friends and family can gather together. Burial will be held at St. Mary’s Cemetery, Fulton where a private committal service will be held with Rev. Joseph Scardella officiating. Also, due to the national outbreak: Calling hours will be held privately at the Sugar Funeral Home, Inc., 224 W. 2nd St. S., Fulton with only immediate family. The family would like to extend their heartfelt thank you to the staff at Seneca Hill Manor, especially 2nd floor staff, for their kind, respectful and devoted care to their Mom during her stay at the Manor. Well Done…The family would like donations to be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis, TN 38105 or online at firstname.lastname@example.org
March 13, 2020
Mary Leotta Angeleri, 97; formerly of Fulton passed away peacefully at The Jewish Home of Central NY, Syracuse. She was born in Fulton to the late Carmello and Mary (Vasta) Leotta. Mrs. Angeleri remained a lifetime resident of Fulton until moving to East Syracuse in 2000 to live with her son and daughter-in-law. She had previously worked in Nestles, Fulton and then with the Fulton School System having worked in the G’Ray Bodley cafeteria for many years. Mrs. Angeleri was a past member of the Italian American Club, and current member of the Catholic Daughters of America Court Pere LeMoyne. She enjoyed playing BINGO and spending time with her family. Mrs. Angeleri was pre-deceased by her husband of 56 years Michael “Duke” Angeleri in 2003, their daughter Mary Beth Angeleri Bianco, and her brothers: Joseph and Alfred Leotta. She is survived by her 6 children: Frank (Debbie) Angeleri of Liverpool, NY; Angela (John Perrotti) Angeleri of Central Square, NY; Anthony (Linda) Angeleri of TX, Michael (Brenda) Angeleri of Auburn, NY; Alfred (Siti) Angeleri of Singapore; David Angeleri of NY, NY; son-in-law: Carmen Bianco, her niece Jean (Doug) Coe; 12 grandchildren, and 12 great grandchildren. Funeral Services will be held 9:30 AM Thursday at Holy Trinity Parish where a Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated by Rev. Joseph Scardella. Burial will be held in St. Mary’s Cemetery, Fulton. Calling hours will be conducted 4:00 to 6:00 PM Wednesday at the Sugar Funeral Home, Inc., 224 W. 2nd St. S., Fulton.
Bartholomew J. Chalone, 93, of Fulton, passed away Tuesday March 10, 2020.
Bart was the son of Sam and Mary (Supino) Chalone. He served in the United States Air Force during World War II, and retired as a supervisor from Stone & Webster. Bart enjoyed golfing, traveling and taking the Honor Flight 12 in Washington, D.C. He was devoted to his faith and family.
Besides his parents, he is predeceased by his two brothers Vincent and Alfred Chalone.
Bart will be missed by his wife of 72 ½ years Vita (Licciardello), his 4 daughters and their families, Theresa (Thomas Gardner) Chalone; Patricia (Mike) Hardwick of Austin Texas; Ann (Jorge) Leis of Houston Texas; Lisa (Curt) Cooper of Sterling; 6 grandchildren, 3 great-grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be conducted Monday 9:30 AM in Holy Trinity Church where a Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated by Rev. Joseph Scardella. Burial will be in St. Mary’s Cemetery.
Calling hours will be Sunday 2 – 4pm at the Sugar Funeral Home Inc. 224 W. 2nd. St. Fulton.
March 5, 2020
Alan D. DeForest, 60; of Fulton passed away Thursday unexpectedly after enduring a long illness at New York Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia Campus NY, NY. Alan was born in Auburn, NY to the late Richard and Emily (Griffith) DeForest. He remained a longtime resident of Fulton, NY. Alan was a graduate of Red Creek H.S. in 1977. He worked for over 30+ years beginning with Alcan and finishing with Novelis, Scriba, NY. Alan enjoyed camping, fishing, and riding his Harley. He especially enjoyed spending time with his grandchildren. He was pre-deceased by his wife Dawn DeForest, and his brother Patrick DeForest. Alan is survived by his children: Kellie (Bill) Phillips of Fulton, Kristie (Thomas) Marsallo of Minetto, Richard “Tim” (Alexa) DeForest of Fulton, his step-mother: Helen Dennison of Fulton, 4 siblings: James DeForest of AL, Deborah (Thomas) Blanchard of Martville, Coleen (Jessica) DeForest of Granby, Charlene (Ronald Eshelman) Griffith of FL, 6 grandchildren: Daniel (Hannah,) Erica, Jack, Billy, Alexa, Jedediah Michael; 1 great granddaughter: Lydia and several nieces and nephews. Calling hours will be held from 9:00 to 11:00 AM Saturday at the Sugar Funeral Home, Inc., 224 W. 2nd St. S., Fulton with a Memorial Service immediately following in the Sugar Funeral Home, Inc. Burial will be held privately.
March 1, 2020
Amelia “Emily” St. Phillips, 91; of Fulton, NY passed away peacefully with her family by her side Sunday at Palm Garden Rehabilitation, Tampa, FL., after enduring a long illness. Emily was pre-deceased by her daughter Kathleen McKnight, her siblings: Mary Jonientz, Josie Borek, Phillip Manitta and Anna Koczan. Emily is survived by her husband Joseph St. Phillips of Fulton, 2 children: Colleen (Alex) Grimshaw of Fulton, Brandon (Janet) McKnight of Fulton; 5 step-children: Gail (Evan) Woodard of Rochester, NY, Richard (Sandra) St. Phillips of Fulton, Daniel (Debra) St. Phillips of Fulton, Renea (Gary) Wallace of Fulton, Kevin (Barbara) St. Phillips Florida; siblings: Lucille Runeare of Fulton, Dominic “Doc” (Gloria) Manitta of Fulton and sister-in-law Columbia “Chickie” Manitta of Fulton, brother-in-law Joe Jonientz of Liverpool, 15 grandchildren, 7 great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. A Memorial Service will be conducted in the spring. Burial will be held privately. The Sugar Funeral Home, Inc., 224 W. 2nd St. S., Fulton.
March 1, 2020
Al G. Johnson, 94, of Fulton passed away Sunday at Seneca Hill Manor, Volney NY. Mr. Johnson was born in the Town of Ira, the son of the late Albin and Adah (Ross) Johnson. He was a longtime resident of Fulton. Mr. Johnson was a United States Veteran having served in the Navy during World War II, from 1944 until 1946. He was honored as a recipient of the American Theatre Medal, Victory Medal and the Asiatic Pacific Medal. Mr. Johnson was past employed as an accountant for 40 years. He was an avid golfer, and bowler. He especially enjoyed spending time with his family. Al was predeceased by his wife of 70 years Evelyn Johnson, grandson Christopher Lee, brothers and sisters-in-law: Ross and Dorothy Johnson, and William and Mary Johnson, his sister: Betty Blake, and sister and brother-in-law: Orel and Patrick Gromny. Mr. Johnson is survived by his children James Johnson, Richard Johnson, Barbara Johnson Ouimet, and Mary Beth (Richard) Johnson all of Fulton, and his brother-in-law: Maurice “Bud” Blake. He is also survived by his 5 grandchildren Jennifer (Timothy) Phillips, Gretchen (Stephen) Zoeller, Laurie (Charles) Smith, Daniel (Shannon Jones) Johnson, and Erika (Steven DeLisle) Johnson, 9 great grandchildren; Courtney, Alexa, Timothy, Madison, Kristopher, Jacob, Tyler, Tucker, and Wesley, and one great great grandson Liam, and several nieces, and nephews. Funeral services will be held 10:30 AM Thursday at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church, Minetto where a Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated by Rev. Guy Baccaro. Spring burial will be held in St. Mary’s Cemetery. Calling hours will be conducted 4:00 to 6:00 PM Wednesday at the Sugar Funeral Home Inc., 224 W. 2nd St. S. Fulton.
February 28, 2020
Caryn A. Barilla, 48, of Oswego passed away Friday February 28,2020 after a short illness with her loved ones by her side. Caryn was born in Oswego, she was the daughter of Harvey J. Miller Jr. of Minetto, and the late Lynda (Hicks) Miller. Caryn is survived in addition to her father by her loving family, her husband Frank Barilla Jr., her daughter Ciara Talamo, her son Jacob Barilla and her brother Todd Miller all of Oswego. A Celebration of Caryn’s life will be held Sunday from 2:00 to 5:00 PM at the Ontario Conference Center. Caryn was a giving person and her family has requested donations in Caryn’s name be made to the Oswego Salvation Army, 73 W. 2nd St Oswego. The Sugar & Scanlon Funeral Home, 147 W. 4th St. Oswego is in care of the arrangements.