November 20, 2019
David A. Mulcahey, 63; passed peacefully surrounded by his family at University Hospital, Syracuse. David was born in Oswego, NY to the late Charles an Marie (Fetterly) Mulcahey. He resided in the Town of Scriba for most of his life. David was a United States Veteran having served in the Navy from 1974-1978. He retired from the Town of Scriba Highway Department after 35 years of service. David was a loving husband, father and grandpa and spending time with his family especially his grandchildren was most important. He was pre-deceased by his siblings: Chuckie, Deborah, Ricki, and Gary. David is survived by his wife of 41 years Debra Mulcahey of Scriba, NY; their 3 children: David Mulcahey Jr., Kevin Mulcahey, and Melissa (Daniel) Jenner all of Oswego; 3 brothers: Mike Mulcahey, Steve Mulcahey, and Randy Mulcahey all of Oswego; 4 grandchildren: Tyler, Nathan, Adriana, Sophia and several nieces and nephews. Calling hours will be held 4:00 to 6:00 PM Monday at the Sugar & Scanlon Funeral Home,147 W. 4th St., Oswego with a Funeral Service to follow in the funeral home at 6:00 PM with Rev. Guy Baccaro officiating. Burial will be held privately at St. Peter’s Cemetery, Oswego.
Lorraine Lela (Lowman) Barilla 85, of Oswego, NY passed away peacefully on Sunday November 17, 2019 after battling a long illness. Lorraine was born August 18, 1934 in Elmira, NY to the late Levere Lynam Lowman and Adeline (Baron) Lowman Cartarius. May 1, 1954. Lorraine married Francis (Frank) Barilla, and in the summer of 1958 they moved to Oswego, NY with their two children (soon to be five) and began their long standing auto care business; Barilla’s Auto Service. Lorraine worked alongside her husband Frank as co-owner and operator of Barilla’s Auto Service for 56 years until Frank’s passing in 2014. Lorraine was a dedicated wife, caring and devoted mother, grandmother, and a extremely hard worker. She was a generous and kind-hearted individual who was loved and cherished by many. In addition to her husband and parents Lorraine was predeceased by her step-father Rudolph Cartarius, and her brothers: James Lowman, Richard Lowman, Lewis Lowman, George Lowman, and Lester Lowman. Her loving memory will be carried on by those she is survived by: children Deborah (Thomas) Akers, Donna (Michael) Weigelt, Diane (Thomas) Putnam, Darlene (Richard) Favata, and Frank (Caryn) Barilla, as well as her 10 Grandchildren: Joseph Grasso, Angela (Peter) Fectaeu, Joshua Grasso, Karissa (Colin) Joyce, Brianna Favata, Gavin Barilla, Rachel Putnam, Garrett Barilla, Isabella Barilla, and Jacob Barilla; and six great grandchildren. Lorraine touched the lives of all those she knew, and will be deeply missed. Funeral services will be held 10am Friday at Sugar and Scanlon Funeral Home, 147 W. Fourth St., Oswego, NY with Rev. Bill King officiating. Calling hours will be from 4:00 – 6:00PM Thursday at the funeral home. Burial will be in St. Peter’s Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Friends of Oswego County Hospice PO Box 102 Oswego, NY 13126.
November 16, 2019
Vivian P. Ciciarelli, 94; of Fulton passed away peacefully at St. Luke Health Services, Oswego. She was born in Fulton to the late Clinton and Beatrice (Wettering) Collins. Mrs. Ciciarelli had been a lifetime resident of Fulton. She was past employed as a hairdresser having worked out of her W. Third St. home for many years. Mrs. Ciciarelli also worked with Mayor Percy Patrick for 5 years. She was a past communicant of Holy Family Church and State St. Methodist Church. Mrs. Ciciarelli was an avid golfer and was a past member of the Beaver Meadows Golf Club. She loved spending time with her family and was especially devoted to her granddaughters. Mrs. Ciciarelli was pre-deceased by her husband John Ciciarelli in 2004. She is survived by her son and daughter-in-law: Donald and Marion Ciciarelli of Fulton, and 2 granddaughters: Elizabeth Ciciarelli of Fredericksburg, VA; and Carolyn Ciciarelli of Boston, MA. Calling hours will be held 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM Tuesday in the Sugar Funeral Home, Inc., 224 W. 2nd St. S., Fulton followed by the Funeral Service at 11:00 AM with Rev. Jeff Hodge officiating. Burial will be held in St. Mary’s Cemetery, Fulton. In lieu of flowers the family has requested that you may donate to a charity of your choice in honor of Vivian.
November 15, 2019
Mieczyslaw “Michael Wolszczak, 93; formerly of Tonawanda, NY passed away peacefully Friday in Syracuse, NY. He was born in Borki, Poland. Mr. Wolszczak served in the UK RAF before immigrating to the United States in the early 1950’s. He retired as a Tool and Dye Machinist for Voss Manufacturing, Sanborn, NY having been a devoted worker well into his 70’s. Mr. Wolszczak was a longtime member of the Lotnicy, Polish Air Force Veteran Organization, Buffalo. He enjoyed wood working, tending to his home, and fishing. Mr. Wolszczak was pre-deceased by his wife of 63 years Renata in April of 2019. He is survived by their 4 children: Elizabeth (Ray) Appleby of Syracuse, Thomas (Tammy) Wolszczak of NC, Robert (Gina) Wolszczak of Buffalo, NY; Peter (Kelley) Wolszczak of WA, his siblings: Wanda Zwolak and Thaddeus Wolski, 6 grandchildren: Michael, Stephanie, Megan, Robert, Samantha and Christian; great grandson P.J. and several nieces and nephews. Funeral Services will be held 10:30 AM Wednesday at St. Stanislaus Church, 123 Townsend Buffalo, NY where a mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated. Burial will be held in St. Stanislaus Cemetery, Cheektowaga, NY. Calling hours will be conducted 5:00 to 7:00 PM Tuesday at Daniel R. Smolarek Funeral Home, 2510 Union Rd. Cheektowaga, NY. The local arrangements are in the care of the Sugar Funeral Home, Inc., 224 W. 2nd St. S., Fulton, NY. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in honor of Michael to the Adam Mickiewicz Library & Dramatic Circle, 612 Filmore Ave. Buffalo, NY 14212.
John A. Piazza, 83, of Sodus NY died Friday November 15, 2019 peacefully at his home. He was born in Fulton the son of the late John and Sarah (Chalone) Piazza. Mr. Piazza retired from the United States Army after 26 years of service. During his service he was an army medic for eleven years, then an army recruiter, and upon his retirement he was a career counselor. Mr. Piazza is survived by his wife of 62 years Nancy Piazza of Sodus, their children Anne Marie (Loren) Bock of Williamson, Theresa White of Buffalo, John Piazza Jr., of Williamson, Michael (Giovanna) Piazza of TX. He is also survived by his six grandchildren Michael Anthony, Matthew, Bradley, John III, Emily, and Nicholas, and his sisters Mary Ambrosetti of Oswego, and Donna (John) Torrese of Granby. Mr. Piazza in addition to his parents was predeceased by his siblings Bill and Anne Marie. Funeral services and burial in St. Peter’s Cemetery will be private. The Sugar Scanlon Funeral Home, 147 W. 4th St. Oswego is in care of the arrangements.
Dorothy M. Burnett, 87, of Oswego died Thursday November 14, 2019 in Upstate Hospital, Syracuse. Mrs. Burnett was born in Oswego the daughter of the late Floyd and Anna (McKinstry) Shatraw. She enjoys playing cards with her friends, going to the casino, solving puzzles, and especially spending time with her family. Mrs. Burnett was a loving wife and grandmother. She is survived by her husband of 67 years Junior Merton Burnett of Oswego, children; Jerry (Laura) Burnett of Oswego; David (Sharon) Burnett of Arkansas; Terry (Beth) Burnett of Oswego; Randy Burnett of Oswego; Bill (Patti) Burnett of Oswego; Tammy (Jay) Ferguson of Oswego; her brother Jack ( Ella) Shatraw of Oswego; and several grandchildren, great grandchildren nieces, and nephews. Mrs. Burnett was predeceased by her daughter-in-law Sonya Burnett and siblings Judy, Ruth, Helen, Floyd, and Shirley. Services will be private. The Sugar Scanlon Funeral Home, 147 W. 4th St. Oswego is in care of the arrangements.
Doris Flack, 92, a former resident of Oswego and more recent of the town of Orwell died Friday November 8, 2019 at the Oswego Hospital, with her family by her side. Mrs. Flack was born in Oswego the daughter of the late Stephen and Ella (Pecham) Knopp. She retired from Nestle’s Co, Fulton as a machine operator, after many years of service. She would volunteer at P & C. Mrs. Flack was predeceased by her husband Joseph Flack in 2017, daughter Lorraine Lamb in 2017 and grandson Joseph Walrath in 2018. Mrs. Flack is survived by her loving family Pamela (Gary) Sheffield of Orwell, Mary Quade of N. Syracuse, 7 grandchildren, 9 great grandchildren, 1 great great granddaughter, and nieces, and nephews. Funeral service will be conducted Wednesday 11:00 AM at the Sugar Scanlon Funeral Home, 147 W. 4th St. Oswego. Calling hours will be Wednesday morning from 9:00 to 11:00 AM at the funeral home. Burial will be in St. Peter’s Cemetery.
November 5, 2019
Peter P. Glusczyk, 89; of Fulton passed away Tuesday at Morningstar, Oswego. He was born in Fulton, NY and has remained a lifetime resident of Fulton. Mr. Glusczyk was a United States Veteran having served in the Army during the Korean War. He retired from the Laborer Local #214, Oswego. Mr. Glusczyk is a past member of the Fulton Polish Home, Fulton Elk’s Lodge and the Italian American Club. He is survived by his sons: Richard Glusczyk of Farmingville, Peter R. Glusczyk of Fulton and Michael Glusczyk of Fulton, 2 grandchildren: Drake and Camren Glusczyk and several nieces and nephews. Mr. Glusczyk was predeceased by his siblings Katherine Glusczyk, Anne Glusczyk, Genevieve Glusczyk, Victoria Root, Patricia Glusczyk, Mary Fineron, Josephine Sumyk, and Walter Glusczyk. Funeral Services will be held Saturday at 11:00 AM at the Sugar Funeral Home, Inc., 224 W. 2nd St. S., Fulton. Burial will be in St. Mary’s Cemetery, Fulton. Calling hours will be conducted Saturday from 9:00 to 11:00 AM prior to the services at the Sugar Funeral Home, Inc., Fulton.
November 5, 2019
Betty M. Chillemi, 92, of Oswego died Tuesday November 5, 2019 in Seneca Hill Manor. Mrs. Chillemi was born in Minetto the daughter of the late Fred and Theresa (Burdick) Bullard. She was a former manager for Mirbach’s Restaurant in Syracuse, and dining room manager at Bellview Country Club. Mrs. Chillemi was a member of the St. Joseph’s Golden Age and Home Bureau of Central New York. She was predeceased by her husband’s Dominic Muolo, Joseph McConkey and Anthony Chillemi, her son Joseph McConkey and her siblings Nelson Bullard, Ernest Bullard, Bill Bullard, Melvin Bullard, and Duane Bullard. Mrs. Chillemi is survived by her son and daughter-in-law Martin and Deborah McConkey of Minetto, grandchildren Joe (Kristen) McConkey, Jennifer (Scott) Shannon, Brad (Mary) McConkey, and Kyle McConkey, four great grandchildren Alex Shannon, Trey McConkey, Reid McConkey, and Christian Cutro. Mrs. Chillemi is also survived by her siblings Fred Bullard of Minetto, Bob Bullard of Florida, Nellie Thompson of Washington, Joan Piazza of Buffalo, and Nancy Barber of Homer. Funeral services will be Friday 11:00 AM at the Sugar & Scanlon Funeral Home. Entombment will be in Woodlawn Cemetery, Syracuse. Calling hours will be Friday from 9:00 to 11:00 AM at the Sugar & Scanlon Funeral Home 147 W. 4th. St. Oswego.
November 4, 2019
Santa M. Miller, 83, of Oswego died Monday November 4, 2019 in Morningstar Care Center, Oswego. She was born in Oswego the daughter of the late Joseph and Catherine (Rizzio) LoSurdo. Mrs. Miller was a bank teller for Marine Midland Bank, Oswego for over twenty years. Mrs. Miller was predeceased by her husband Charles Miller March 11, 2019. She was a communicant of St. Joseph Church. Mrs. Miller is survived by her children Charles (Cindy) Miller Jr. of Oswego, Debora (Kevin) Lyons of Colorado Springs, Carol (Mike) Shannon of Oswego, Donna (Alfred) Archer of Oswego, and Joseph (Lisa) Miller of Kentucky. She is also survived by her grandchildren Shelby Lyons, Chad Miller, April Shannon, Dana Tamchyna, Sydney Miller, Alfred Archer, Brandon Archer, Zachary Miller, Matthew Miller, and great granddaughter Sylvie Harrison. Funeral services will be Tuesday 10:00 AM at Christ the Good Shepherd at St. Joseph’s Church where a mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated. Burial will be held in St. Peter’s Cemetery. The calling hours will be Monday from 4:00 to 6:00 PM at the Sugar Scanlon Funeral Home, 147 W. 4th St. Oswego.