Bernice Kelly Gravatt

September 21, 2008

Bernice K. Kelly Gravatt, 81; of Fulton passed away peacefully Sunday at A.L. Lee Memorial Hospital, Fulton.  Bernice was a feisty lady who accepted her personal ailments with courage and class.  She was born in New Jersey and she had been a resident of Fulton for the last 20 years.  Bernice retired in 1977 from Money Life Insurance, Syracuse, NY where she worked as a Manager.  She was a member of the Historical Society, and Immaculate Conception Church.  Bernice was a volunteer with Literacy Volunteers of Oswego County, and Beaver Lake Nature Center.  She was pre-deceased by her 1st husband James Kelly in 1975, and her 2nd husband Paul Gravatt in 1989.  She is survived by her 5 children:  Nora (Don) Kelly Lampman of Cato, N Y; Michael (Barbara) Kelly of Albany, NY; Mary (Chip) Kelly Harkola of Camillus, NY; Caroline (Paul) Kelly Carney of Central Square, NY; and Kathleen (Charles) Kelly Helein of VA; her siblings: Harry Leonard of NJ, and Joan Kabara of NJ, 7 grandchildren, 3 great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.  Funeral Services: 9:00 am Wednesday at the Sugar Funeral Home, Inc. 224 W. 2nd St. S. Fulton, and 9:30 am at Immaculate Conception Church.  Burial will be in Pine Plains Cemetery, Clay, NY.  Calling hours: 4:00 to 7:00 pm Tuesday at the Sugar Funeral Home, Inc.  Contributions: Literacy Volunteers of Oswego County 100 E. 1st St. Oswego, NY 13126 or Oswego County Humane Society 157 E. 1st St. Oswego, NY 13126.

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