October 11, 2017
William H. Cunningham, 69 of Granby, died Wednesday October 11, 2017 peacefully at his home with his family by his side. Mr. Cunningham was born in Fulton the son of the late Herbert and Thelma Cunningham. He retired from Nestle’s Co., Fulton as a foreman after 23 years of service. Mr. Cunningham served in the United States Army during the Vietnam War. He was predeceased by his son William R. Cunningham. Mr. Cunningham is survived by his wife of 39 years Patricia Cunningham of Granby, and their children Tammy Cunningham of Phoenix, Pierre (Julie) Lanning of Fulton, Don (Jenn) Lanning of FL, Louis Lanning of FL., Cathy (John) Farrar of FL. In addition he is survived by grandchildren Genna and Mark Eusepi, and several other grandchildren and great grandchildren. Services were held privately. The arrangements are in the care of the Sugar Funeral Home 224 W. 2nd St Fulton.
October 9, 2017
Nancy Pullen, 64; of Fulton passed away peacefully at The Gardens, Oswego, NY. She was born in Oswego, NY to the late Richard and Doris (Taylor) Pullen. Nancy had been a resident of Fulton for the past 20 years. She was past employed with Comstock, Redcreek, NY; McAuiliff Paper Company, Syracuse, and Sealright, Fulton. Nancy had been a past member of the Fulton V.F.W. Auxiliary, Fulton Moose Auxiliary Chapter #1390 and the Hannibal American Legion Auxiliary. Nancy was an accomplished guitar player. She played professionally for many years. Nancy was a lover of music especially Country music. She was pre-deceased by her sisters Donna Mills, and Pamela Mills. Nancy is survived by her brothers: Richard Pullen of Fulton, Dennis Pullen of Hannibal, and David Pullen of Oswego and several nieces and nephews. There will be no funeral service or calling hours. The Sugar Funeral Home, Inc., 224 W. 2nd St. S. Fulton has care of the arrangements.
October 5, 2017
Thomas M. Carr, 70, of Scriba died Thursday morning October 5, 2017 at his home with his family at his side. Tom was born in Lincoln, NH, the son of the late Lawrence and Shirley (Connery) Carr. He was an operating engineer for IUOE Local # 545, Syracuse for 49 years. Tom was past president of IUOE Local #545, Syracuse, and he was a member of the Oswego ELKS. He enjoyed going hunting and deep sea fishing. He was an avid hockey fan, and especially loved to watch his son, and grandchildren play hockey. Tom was all about family and spending time together, especially when they traveled to the Carr family camp. Tom is survived by his wife of 47years JoAnn Carr of Scriba, and their children Tammy (Michael) Rodgers of Oswego, and Mitch (Tina) Carr of Florida, grandchildren Matt and Allie Rodgers, and Raymond and Jaydon Carr. In addition he is survived by his siblings Bill (Dorothy) Carr of Scriba, Darrell (Bobbi) Carr of Oswego, Donald (Julie) Carr of Hannibal, Ryan “Nick” Carr of Oswego, and Darlene Grey of NH, and several nieces, nephews and cousins. Funeral services will be conducted Monday evening October 9, 2017 at 7:00PM at the Sugar & Scanlon Funeral Home 147 West 4th St. Oswego, NY 13126. Burial will be private. Calling hours will be Monday from 4:00 – 7:00 PM at the funeral home 147 W. 4th St Oswego. The family has requested contributions to be made to Friends of Oswego County Hospice.
October 3, 2017
Carol McIntyre, 88; of Fulton passed away peacefully at Oswego Hospital, Oswego, NY. She was born in Volney, NY to the late Harry and Viola (Forbes) Smith. Mrs. McIntyre was a resident of Fulton all of her life. She was a loving homemaker who devoted her life to her family. Mrs. McIntyre was pre-deceased by her son Harry St. Phillips, and husband Lawrence McIntyre. She is survived by her 5 children: Gail; (Evan) Woodard of Rochester, NY, Richard (Sandy) St. Phillips of Fulton, Renae (Gary) Wallace of Fulton, Kevin (Barbara) St. Phillips of FL., Daniel (Debra) St. Phillips of Phoenix, NY; 4 step-sons, one brother Harry Smith of OH, and several grandchildren, great grandchildren, nieces and nephews. Graveside Services and Burial of Carol and Lawrence McIntyre will be held privately at Springbrook Cemetery. Arrangements are in the care of the Sugar Funeral Home, Inc. 224 W. 2nd St. S. Fulton.
September 28, 2017
Loren B. “Butch” Guernsey, 79; of Fulton. A Graveside Service and Burial will be held Wednesday at 3:30 PM at Jacksonville Cemetery, Lysander, NY. The Sugar Funeral Home, Inc., 224 W. 2nd St. S. Fulton has care of the arrangements
September 29, 2017
Joan E. Dain, 89 of Shady Lane, Oswego died Friday September 29, 2017 in Upstate Hospital, Syracuse. Mrs. Dain was born in Brooklyn, NY the daughter of the late John and Gertrude (Minges) Menken. Mrs. Dain was a resident of the Fulton Oswego area for most of her life. She was the manager for Canalview Gifts of Fulton, and later worked at Argersingers, of Fulton. She was past president of the A. L. Lee Memorial Hospital auxiliary, and a hospital volunteer for many years. She was a member of the Fulton Women’s Club and Fulton Friends of History. She was a communicant of St. Paul’s Church, Oswego. Mrs. Dain was predeceased by her husband John E. Dain. She is survived by her son and daughter-in-law Robert and Gayle Dain of NC, her brother John Menken of NH, grandchildren Harlee Tuttle, John R. Dain, Zachary Dain, and great grandchildren Riley and Hattie Tuttle. Funeral services will be conducted Tuesday 11:00 AM with Rev. Guy Baccaro at the Sugar & Scanlon Funeral Home 147 West 4th St. Oswego, NY 13126. Entombment will be in All Saints Mausoleum, Oswego. Calling hours will be Tuesday morning 10:30 to 11:00 AM at the funeral home 147 W. 4th St Oswego.
September 29, 2017
George Henry Wilbur, infant son of Terry and Brianna Wilbur of Hannibal was laid to rest at Fairdale Rural Cemetery, Hannibal, NY Friday, October 6th. Rev. John Smegelsky gave the final rite of committal during a private service with family. In addition to his parents George Henry is also survived by his brother Leonard Wilbur, maternal grandparents Heidi and Jobie Downs, paternal grandparents Terry and Virginia Wilbur, great grandparents William and Linda Fowler, and several aunts, uncles, great aunts, great uncles, and several cousins. Funeral arrangements were in the care of the Sugar Funeral Home, Inc., 224 W. 2nd St. S., Fulton.
September 28, 2017
Loren B. “Butch” Guernsey, 79; of Fulton passed away Thursday at Seneca Hill Manor, Volney, NY after a short illness. He was born in Lysander, NY to the late Burton and Mildred (Payne) Guernsey. Mr. Guernsey was a resident of Fulton for most of his life. He was past employed at Plainville Turkey Farm, Plainville, NY. He was an avid sports fan and enjoyed playing softball during his younger years. Mr. Guernsey also liked to play cards, watch television, and play his electronic Yahtzee game. He was pre-deceased by 3 infant children: Loren Guernsey II, Ricky Guernsey and Kristine Lee Guernsey. Mr. Guernsey is survived by his wife of 58 years: Marjorie Guernsey of Fulton, 7 children: Teresa Guernsey of Fulton, Marjorie (Kevin Sr.) Hines of NC, April Forsythe of Fulton, Berton (Brenda) Guernsey of Fulton, Colleen Guernsey of NC, Loren (Laura) Guernsey III of Westbury, NY, and Floyd Guernsey of Mexico, NY; 3 siblings: Patricia Lindsey of FL., Douglas Johnson of Pennellville, NY and Judith Johnson of Pennellville, NY; and several grandchildren, great grandchildren and nieces and nephews. A Graveside Service and Burial will be held at the convenience of the family in Jacksonville Cemetery, Lysander, NY. There will be no calling hours. The Sugar Funeral Home, Inc., 224 W. 2nd St. S. Fulton has care of the arrangements.
Graveside services for Joseph J. Paeno, 72; of Oswego, who died March 7, 2017, will be held 11:00 AM Friday September 22, 2017, at North Scriba Union Cemetery, Scriba, NY. Arrangements are in the care of the Sugar & Scanlon Funeral Home 147 W. 4th St., Oswego, NY.
September 10, 2017
Mary Vescio, 95; of Fulton passed away peacefully Sunday evening at Oswego Hospital from natural causes. She was born in Mt. Morris, NY to the late Peter and Stephanie (Mauro) Liberti. Mrs. Vescio retired in 1984 from General Electric, Syracuse after 30 years of service. She was an active volunteer at the local nursing home. Mrs. Vescio enjoyed spending time with the residents. She also loved to sing and help the residents with the pet therapy program. Mrs. Vescio was an avid bowler and she loved to crochet. She also loved to tend to her flowers and share starter plants with her family. Mrs. Vescio was a great cook and enjoyed treating her family to her specialties. She was pre-deceased by her husband Anthony J. Vescio and son Anthony P. Vescio. Mrs. Vescio enjoyed keeping a close eye on her whole family and especially enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren. She is survived by her children: Patricia Kinahan of Baldwinsville, NY, James (Vicki) Vescio of Phoenix, NY; Thomas (Jennifer) Vescio of Fulton; daughter-in-law Anne Page, her brother Charles Liberti of Fulton and several grandchildren, great grandchildren, nieces and nephews. Funeral Services will be conducted at 9:30 AM Friday at Holy Trinity Church, Fulton where a mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated by Rev. Joseph E. Scardella. Burial will be held in St. Mary’s Cemetery, Fulton. Calling hours will be conducted Thursday 4:00 to 6:00 PM at Sugar Funeral Home, Inc., 224 W. 2nd St. S. Fulton.