Brenda Woodard

November 13, 2017
Brenda Woodard, 70; formerly of Fulton passed away at Van Duyn, Syracuse, NY. She was born in Potsdam, NY the late Kent and Shirley (Alexander) Woodard. Brenda was a resident of Fulton and Oswego for most of her life. Miss Woodard received an Associate Degree from Maria Regina College, Syracuse, NY. She received a Bachelor Degree from D’Youville College, Buffalo, NY where she was on the Dean’s List. Miss Woodard received a Master Degree in Education from State University of NY College at Geneseo where she was also on the Dean’s List. Miss Woodard was a former member of St Joseph’s Columbiette Auxiliary #254, and St. Joseph’s Columbiette Auxiliary #227. She was also a charter member and volunteer of the Step by Step Club House. Miss Woodard was an active volunteer and member of choir at Holy Family Church, Fulton; and Our Lady of Solace Church where she also acted as a Cantor for four years. Brenda was the prior owner of her beloved “Dallas.” Dallas was her Black Labrador Retriever and graduate of the animal service program–Guiding Eye’s for the Blind. She is survived by her brother and sister-in-law Kent and Betty-Jo Woodard of Oswego, and several nieces and nephews. A Funeral Service will be held privately at Sugar & Scanlon Funeral Home, 147 W. 4th St., Oswego, NY 13126. Burial will be conducted privately at Hillside Cemetery, Central Square, NY. There will be no calling hours. Donations may be made to the Shriners Hospital for Children, Office of Development, 2900 Rocky Point Drive, Tampa, FL; 33607

Edward M. Boyzuck II

November 10, 2017
Edward M. Boyzuck, 75; of Oswego, NY passed away suddenly Friday evening due to injuries sustained in a motor vehicle accident. He was born in Oswego; NY to Edward M. and Dorothy (VanBuren) Boyzuck. He remained a resident of Oswego. Mr. Boyzuck retired from the Oswego DPW where he had worked as a custodian for 20 years. He was pre-deceased by his wife Catherine E. Boyzuck in 2007. Mr. Boyzuck is survived by his two sons and daughters-in-laws: Edward and Claudette Boyzuck III of Mexico, NY and Richard and Sabrina Boyzuck of WA, Brothers: Timothy Boyzuck and Patrick Boyzuck both of Oswego, 5 grandchildren: Heather, Allison, Amanda, Jennifer, Richard II, and great grandson: Danny. A Celebration of Life will be held Saturday, November 18th at New Haven Volunteer Fire Department from Noon to 4:00 PM. Burial will be held privately. Arrangements are in the care of the Sugar  &  Scanlon Funeral Home, 147 West 4th St. , Oswego, NY 13126

Salvatore Joseph Lanzafame

October 24, 2017
Salvatore Joseph Lanzafame, 84; of Fulton peacefully passed away Tuesday at home with his family. He was born in Fulton, NY to the late Orazio and Catherine (Cincotta) Lanzafame.
He was born in Fulton to the late Orazio and Catherine (Cincotta) Lanzafame. Sal had been a lifetime resident of Fulton. He was a graduate of Union Albany School of Pharmacy.

Sal owned and operated Hargraves Pharmacy, Fulton, for 60 years and in more recent years he had worked with his son, Robert, who is continuing the family business. He enjoyed golfing and bowling.

Sal was predeceased by his daughter, Karen Sypher; and sibings: Thomas Lanzafame and Lucia Champagne. He is survived by his wife of 62 years, Barbara Lanzafame of Fulton; their five children: Cathy (James) Laurenzo of Syracuse, NY, Barbara (Dr. Robert) Cupelo of Manilius, NY, Mary (John) Simone of Syracuse, NY, Robert (Grace Ann) Lanzafame of Liverpool, NY, and Joanne (Vincent) Marino of Jamesville, NY; son-in-law, David Sypher of Fayetteville, NY; 19 grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be conducted at 11 a.m. Friday, Oct. 27, in Holy Trinity Church, Fulton, where a Mass of Christan Burial will be celebrated by Rev. Michael Carmola.

Entombment will be in held Woodlawn Cemetery, Syracuse.

Calling hours will be held privately.

Donations may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place,
Memphis, Tenn. 38105

donors@st.jude.org

The Sugar Funeral Home, Inc., 224 W. Second St. S., Fulton, is in care of arrangements.

Barbara J. Brown

October 24, 2017
Barbara J. Brown, 50, of Fulton died Tuesday October 24, 2017 in University Hospital, Syracuse, with her family by her side. Mrs. Brown was born in Fulton the daughter of the late Willard and Donna (Albee) Loomis. She was the general manager at Sweet Inspirations, Fulton, Happy Days, Meridian, and Henderson Dairy, Phoenix. Mrs. Brown loved being with people and around animals. If animal needed protecting or rescuing she was always there to help. Mrs. Brown is survived by her loving family; her husband of twenty-eight years Kurt W. Brown of Fulton, children Kurt W. (Cecilio Medina) Brown Jr., of NYC, Shannon M. Brown of NYC, Brandy (William) Ernestine of Fulton, and her beloved grandson Tucker. She is also survived by her siblings Lyle (Kathy) Loomis of Fulton; Caroline Loomis of Fulton; Susan (Walter) Relyea of Phoenix; Denny Loomis of Fulton; Leroy (Bessie) Loomis of Fulton, and Clarence Loomis of Fulton. A Celebration of Mrs. Brown’s Life will be held November 11, 2017 from 1:00 to 6:00 PM at the Granby Center Fire Barn. The arrangements are in the care of the Sugar Funeral Home 224 W. 2nd St Fulton. In lieu of flowers contributions may be made in memory of Barbara J. Brown to the Oswego County SPCA.

Mary A. “Cha Cha” Laboda

October 21, 2017
Mary A. Laboda, 88; of Fulton went peacefully home to God Saturday evening, October 21st at Morningstar Care Center, Oswego, NY. She was born in Fulton to the late Nicholas and Anna (Wnuk) Laboda. Miss Laboda was a lifetime resident of Fulton. She retired from Armstrong after working as a secretary for 42 years. She was an active volunteer and communicant at Holy Family, St. Michael’s, and Holy Trinity Churches, Fulton. She served as a church school teacher, lector, Eucharist Minister, and First Communion Leader for several years. Miss Laboda was also a confirmation sponsor for many children and adults. She also enjoyed volunteering as a Church BINGO and Bazaar worker. Miss Laboda was always willing to help serve whenever or wherever she was needed. She had been a longtime member of the Holy Family Altar Rosary Society, Golden Agers, and Catholic Daughters Court Pere LeMoyne. She also volunteered at A.L. Lee Memorial Hospital. Miss Laboda was pre-deceased by her 9 siblings: Walter Laboda, Joseph Loboda, Bridget Presowitz, John Laboda, Josephine Narewski, Ralph Laboda, Delia Haidon, Stephen Laboda, and Stacia Laboda. Cha Cha is survived by many nieces, nephews, grand nieces, grand nephews and dear friends. Funeral Services will be held 11:30 AM Tuesday at Holy Trinity Church, Fulton where a mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated by Rev. Philip Brockmyre. Burial will be in St. Mary’s Cemetery, Fulton. Calling hours will be conducted 9:00 to 11:00 AM Tuesday in the Sugar Funeral Home, Inc., 224 W. 2nd St. S. Fulton, NY.

Rose Battista

October 19, 2017

Rose Battista, 90, of Oswego died Thursday October 19, 2017 at St. Luke Health Services. She was born in Oswego the daughter of late James and Angelina (Parro) Barillo. She was employed with several manufacturing companies throughout Oswego County, and retired from SUNY Oswego from the housekeeping department. Mrs. Battista was a communicant of St. Joseph Church. She was predeceased by her husband Thomas “Pat” Battista. Mrs. Battista is survived by her loving children Patricia (Richard) Cummings of Oswego, Rosemary (Arnie Whiting) Ingersoll of Oswego, James Battista of Oswego, John (Mary Jane) Battista of Oswego, and Mary Battista of Oswego, 9 grandchildren, and 16 great grandchildren. In addition she is survived by her brothers and sisters-in-law Mary Ann (William) Pierce, Frances Hibbert, and Sam (Anna) Battista. Mrs. Battista was predeceased by her siblings Grace King, Frances Brancato, Josephine Barillo, Michael, James, John, Peter, and Joseph Barillo. Funeral services will be conducted Tuesday 10:00 AM in St. Joseph Church, Oswego. Burial will be in St. Peter’s Cemetery, Oswego. Calling hours will be Monday 4:00 – 7:00 PM at the Sugar & Scanlon Funeral Home 147 W. 4th. St. Oswego.

Alice Viscome

October 18, 2017
Alice Viscome, 85; of Fulton passed away at University Hospital, Syracuse, NY. She was born in Bombay, NY to the late Kenneth and Elsa (Shackley) Carpenter. Mrs. Viscome worked as a Home Health Aide and with Plainville Turkey Farm. She was a past communicant of Holy Family Church, Fulton. Mrs. Viscome was predeceased by her husband Robert Viscome, grandson Dylan Blair, siblings: Thelma Skinner, Ken Carpenter, Peter Carpenter and Betty Tabor. She is survived by their children: Ann Marie Mahaney of Hannibal, NY; Laura Viscome and Debbie Miller Burris both of Baldwinsville, NY; Suzanne Viscome of Fulton, NY and Robert Viscome of TX, siblings: Arnold Carpenter of Niverville, NY, Frederick Carpenter of Lake Ronkonkoma, NY; 8 grandchildren, 3 great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. Funeral Services will be held 9:30 AM Monday at the Sugar Funeral Home, Inc., with Rev. Philip Brockmyre officiating. Burial will be held in St. Mary’s Cemetery, Fulton. Calling hours will be conducted 2:00-4:00 PM Sunday in the Sugar Funeral Home, Inc., 224 W. 2nd St. S. Fulton, NY.

Matthew C. Bame

October 17, 2017

Matthew C. Bame, 25, a resident of Oswego until moving to Edgewood Maryland, three years ago, died Tuesday October 17, 2017 in Maryland. Matthew was born in Royal Oak, MI the son of Jeff and Sherry (Powell) Bame of Oswego. He was employed as a sales person for T Mobile and Kay Jeweler in Maryland. He enjoyed golfing, fly fishing, playing football and baseball. Matthew was an avid Detroit fan, following all the Detroit sports teams. He is survived by his loving family, parents Jeff and Sherry Bame of Oswego; sister Sarah Bame of Oswego; brother Jeffrey Bame Jr., of Oswego, and several aunts, uncles, and cousins. Funeral services will be Monday 10:00 AM at the Grace Evangelical Church, 201 E. 6th. St. Oswego. Burial will be in St. Peter’s Cemetery. Calling hours will be Sunday 1:00 to 4:00 PM at the Sugar & Scanlon Funeral Home 147 W. 4th. St. Oswego NY. In lieu of flowers contributions may be made in Matthew Bame’s memory to Turning Point Project, 1945 Millington Square, Bel Air, MD 21015. “To give the recovering addict the tools to succeed in long term recovery”

John P. Hegmann

October 17, 2017
John P. Hegmann, 72; of Syracuse died at Central Park Rehabilitation and Nursing Center, Syracuse. Mr. Hegmann was born in Mineola, NY and he has been a resident of Syracuse since 2012. He was a United States Veteran having served during the Vietnam War. Mr. Hegmann was past employed with the Department of Public Safety, Long Island, NY as a Custodian. He additionally had worked in retail as a stockman. Mr. Hegmann is survived by his children Michael (Ellen Merriam) Hegmann of Oswego, and Maureen Hegmann of TN, his sister Trudy Hegmann of Mineola, NY and 4 grandchildren: Maylynn, Shawn, Nico, and Stephanie Hegmann. A Celebration of Life and Burial will be held at the convenience of the family. The Sugar Funeral Home, Inc., 224 W. 2nd St. S. Fulton has care of the arrangements

Carolyn Austin

October 13, 2017
Carolyn Austin, 76, of Fulton died Friday October 13, 2017 at Morningstar Care Center, Oswego. Mrs. Austin was born in Watertown the daughter of the late Harry and Dorothy (Chrisman) Blackburn. She was a graduate of St. Lucy Academy, Watertown. She went to the Dolly School of Dancing in Watertown, and in 1951 won First place in the National Tap Dance contest. Mrs. Austin was predeceased by her husband Lawrence Austin and two daughters Kelly and Tina Marie Salisbury. She is survived by her children James (Jessica) Salisbury of Fulton, Janel Salisbury of Fulton, and her siblings Leo Blackburn of Black River, NY, Richard Blackburn of TX, and Beverly Clukey of Syracuse. She is also survived by sixteen grandchildren, and eleven great grandchildren. Funeral services will be Thursday 6:00 PM at the Sugar Funeral Home 224 W. 2nd St Fulton. Calling hours will be prior to the service from 4:00 – 6:00 PM at the funeral home.