March 21, 2018
Evelyn G. Vanderhaden, 76; of Fulton passed away peacefully Wednesday at home. She was the daughter of the late Morris and Sophie (Carey) McCann. Mrs. Vanderhaden was a lifetime resident of Fulton. She was past employed with General Electric, Syracuse, Carrier Corp, Tops and the Fulton City School District as a School Crossing Guard. Mrs. Vanderhaden was an active volunteer for many years having been a BINGO worker, Eucharist Minister, Bazaar worker and a Minister for the Shut-In Program for both Holy Family, and Holy Trinity Churches. She also volunteered as A.L. Lee Memorial Hospital for several years. Mrs. Vanderhaden was a member of the Catholic Daughters Court Pere LeMoyne, Holy Trinity Golden Agers and Altar Rosary Society. She was pre-deceased by her husband Donald Vanderhaden in 1994, her brother Morris McCann Jr., and niece and nephew: Carolyn and Morris McCann. Mrs. Vanderhaden is survived by her 2 children: Mary Ann (Robert Jr.) Kimball of Fulton, and Robert (Angie) Vanderhaden of Fulton, 1 sister: Mary Jane (Richard) Lower of Oswego, 5 grandchildren: Bobbiejo, Monica (Ron), and Robert, Kimball, and Angelisa, and Robert Vanderhaden, 8 great grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews. Funeral Services will be held Monday 9:00 AM at Holy Trinity Church where a mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated by Rev. Joseph Scardella.
Burial will be held in the spring at St. Mary’s Cemetery, Fulton. Calling hours will be conducted 1:00 to 4:00 PM Sunday at the Sugar Funeral Home, Inc., 224 W. 2nd St. S., Fulton.
March 16, 2018
Alfred E Crook Jr., 79, of Seward St., Fulton died Friday March 16, 2018 at his daughter’s home in Scriba. He was born in Fulton the son of the late Alfred and Mareon (Goman) Crook Sr. Mr. Crook retired for Armstrong World Industries, Fulton as a quality control inspector. Mr. Crook was predeceased by his wife Judith Crook, December 25, 2017. He was a very loving father and grandfather, and enjoyed spending time with his family. Mr. Crook is survived by his children Mary (Tom) Hitchcock of Scriba, Susan (Tim) Reitz of Scriba, Patrick (Shannon) Crook of Fulton, grandchildren Jon (Kelly) Reitz, Michael (Salme Cook) Hitchcock, Eric (Jennifer Snow) Hitchcock, Matthew (Anna McNamara) Reitz, Christie (Zachary) Love, Kayleigh Crook, Corey (Amber Spiddle) Crook, and two great grandchildren Evelyn Love, and Edon Ademi. Mr. Crook is also survived by his siblings Brenda (Richard) Tetro of Cleveland, NY, William (Nancy) Crook of Fulton, and John (Rita) Crook of Wolcott. Services and burial will be private. The arrangements are in the care of the Sugar & Scanlon Funeral Home, 147 W. 4th. St., Oswego, NY.
March 12, 2018
Anna M. Pederson, 79; of Fulton passed away peacefully after a long illness at Morningstar Care Center, Oswego. She was born in Fulton, NY to the late Philip and Nancy (Zaia) Monforte. Mrs. Pederson remained a resident of Fulton for most of her life. She was past employed with the Carthage School System as a Teacher and the Fulton Consolidated School System where she worked for 13 years as a Teacher’s Aide. Anna loved the outdoors, especially the Adirondacks. She and her husband Brian took their honeymoon in Blue Mountain Lake, Hamilton County. They continued to visit the Adirondacks throughout their marriage vacationing at their camp located on Main Street near Hollywood Hills Road on First Lake with their family over the next 58 years. As a couple they were avid in biking, boating, swimming, and hiking. Anna and Brian also enjoyed wintering in Florida for 20+ years. She is survived by her husband of 58.5 years Brian J. Pederson of Fulton, their children: Patricia (Rich Heffernan) Pederson of DeRuyder, NY; Gerhardt (Cathy) Pederson of PA, Neil (Karen) Pederson of MA, and Christine (David Meeker) Pederson of Fulton, 13 grandchildren, 7 great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. Anna was pre-deceased by her sister Mary Ann Myers. A Memorial Service will be celebrated 10:00 AM Saturday at the Sugar Funeral Home, Inc., 224 W. 2nd St. S., Fulton with Deacon Nicholas Alvaro. Burial will be held in the spring at St. Mary’s Cemetery, Fulton.
March 11, 2018
Samuel Sugar, 87, of Oswego died Sunday March 11, 2018 in St. Luke Health Services, Oswego. Mr. Sugar was born in Oswego the son of the late Joseph and Josephine (Peraino) Sugar. He retired from the IBEW Local #328 and #43 after working at the nuclear plants, steam station, and many local construction sites, as an electrician. Mr. Sugar served in the United States Army during the Korean War. He was a former member of the Dante Alighieri Lodge # 436, and the Golden Age. He was a communicant of St. Joseph Church, Oswego, a member of the Blue Line Club, and he enjoyed attending Oswego State’s sporting events, especial hockey. Mr. Sugar is survived by his loving wife of 65 years Kay Sugar of Oswego, and their children Samuel J. Sugar of Oswego, Linda M. Sugar of Syracuse, grandson Christopher Sugar of Oswego, brother Phillip Sugar of PA. He was predeceased by his brothers Joseph and John Sugar. Funeral services will be conducted Thursday 10:00 AM in St. Joseph Church where a Mass of Christian. Burial will be celebrated. Burial will be in St. Peter’s Cemetery. Calling hours will be Wednesday March 14, 2018 from 4:00 – 6:00 PM at the Sugar & Scanlon Funeral Home, 147 W. 4th. St. Oswego
Colleen Lightaul, 51, of Scriba died Friday March 9, 2018 in Crouse Hospital, Syracuse. She was born in Oneida the daughter of Bonnie Bartlett of Oneida, and the late David Bartlett Sr., she has been a resident of Oswego for the past three years. Colleen enjoyed spending time playing with her cats. In addition to her mother she is survived by her children Tiffany Warren of Oswego, Bonnie Lightaul of Oswego, Alan Lightaul of Canastota, Cassandra Lightaul of Watkins Glen, Courtney Lightaul of Watkins Glen, grandchildren Jeremy, Sandra, Jeremy, Cory, and her sister Greta Robinson of Rome, and several nieces and nephews. Colleen was predeceased by her brother David Bartlett Jr. Services and burial will be private. The arrangements are in the care of the Sugar & Scanlon Funeral Home, 147 W. 4th. St.
March 7, 2018
Steven Z. Zedler, 75; of Fulton passed away Wednesday at Morningstar Residential Care, Oswego. He was born in Warsaw, Poland to the late Felix and Halina (Pielaszewska) Zedler. Mr. Zedler has been a resident of Syracuse, Columbia, Tennessee, and Fulton. He was a graduate of Sacred Heart High School, Syracuse. Mr. Zedler trained and later retired in 1988 as a Tool & Die laborer for General Motors, Syracuse. In 2001, he retired from Saturn, TN.
Mr. Zedler was a past union officer at GM with the
United Auto Workers. He enjoyed bowling and fishing. Mr. Zedler is survived by his sister and brother-in-law Christine and James F. Brannan of Fulton, 4 nieces and nephews: James Patrick Brannan of Ithaca, NY; Michael (Anastasia) Brannan of Jakarta, Indonesia; Daniel Brannan of Fulton; Susan (Quentin) Brannan Cole; and 2 great nieces: Halina B. Cole, Harlow Grace Cole. Funeral Services will be held 10:00 AM Saturday at Our Lady of the Rosary, Hannibal where a mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated. Burial will be held in the spring at St. Mary’s Cemetery, Fulton. Calling hours will be held privately. The Sugar Funeral Home, Inc., 224 W. 2nd St. S., Fulton has care of the arrangements.
Michael A Delaney, 5, of Fulton died Tuesday March 6, 2018 in University Hospital, Syracuse due to complications with Cystic Fibrosis. He was born in Syracuse the son of George and Tina (Mothersell) Delaney of Fulton. He enjoyed playing outside with his family and their pets, going fishing, and four wheeling. He was a student at Lanigan Elementary School, Fulton. In addition to his parents Michael is survived by his siblings Tara Mothersell of PA, Elizabeth Delaney of Fulton, Trevor Delaney of Fulton, his maternal grandparents Bruce Lambertson of Central Square, Autumn Stoneburg of Central Square, maternal great grandmother Cathy Stoneburg of Brewerton, and several aunts, uncles, and cousins. Michael was predeceased by his paternal grandparents Charles and Rose Delaney. Calling hours will be Monday 3:00 – 5:00 PM at the Sugar Funeral Home Inc. 224 w. 2nd. St. S. Fulton. Burial will be private.
February 28, 2018
Richard W. Goodman, 86, of Oswego died Wednesday February 28, 2018 in the Oswego Hospital. He was born in Oswego the son of the late Walter and Mary (Michalski) Goodman. Mr. Goodman worked for Alcan, and Metlife, and was a local businessman owning Goodman Reality where he was a real estate agent and broker. He was a petty officer in the Naval Reserves. Mr. Goodman enjoyed playing basketball and fast pitch where he was the pitcher for the men’s ELKS team. Mr. Goodman coached CYO basketball for St. Peter’s Church, he also coached his son’s softball team where they qualified for the nationals playing in Arizona. Mr. Goodman was a loving husband, father and grandfather. He is survived by his wife of 66 years Irene Goodman of Oswego, and their children Rick (Joan) Goodman of Oswego, Dan (Tammie) Goodman of Horseheads, NY and David (Alice) Goodman of Oswego. He is also survived by eight grandchildren, and 8 great grandchildren, and his brother William Goodman of Oswego. In addition to his parents Mr. Goodman was predeceased by his sister Carol Hammil. Funeral services will be conducted Monday 10:00 AM in St. Joseph Church where a Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated. Entombment will be in All Saints Mausoleum. Calling hours will be Sunday 1:00 – 3:00 PM at the Sugar & Scanlon Funeral Home, 147 W. 4th. St. Oswego.
Francis T DeSantis, 94, of Oswego died Thursday March 1, 2018 in Morningstar Care Center, Oswego. Mr. DeSantis was born in Oswego the son of the late Frank and Clara (Pascuito) DeSantis. Mr. DeSantis retired form Novelis as a coolant house operator, he owned and operated a corner grocery store in Oswego, and worked as printing press operator at Marathon, Oswego. He served in the United States Merchant Marines during WWII from 1943 until 1945. Mr. DeSantis was predeceased by his wife Florine DeSantis, and grandson Jason DeSantis. He is survived by his loving family, children Thomas (Jeanne) DeSantis of VA, Jean DeSantis of Oswego, Theresa (Tom) Harding of Rome, sister Gertrude Cummings of FL, brother Phillip DeSantis of Fayetteville, grandchildren Sarah, Emily, Jessica, Taylor, Tanner, Thomas, and great grandson Lucas. Funeral services will be conducted Wednesday March 7, 2018 at 10:00 AM in St. Joseph Church, Oswego where a Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated. Burial will be in St. Peter’s Cemetery. Calling hours will be Tuesday March 6, 2018 from 4:00 to 6:00 PM at the Sugar & Scanlon Funeral Home, 147 W. 4th. St., Oswego.
Joann Wing, 87, of Scriba died Thursday March 1, 2018 at her daughter’s home. She was born in Olean, NY the daughter of the late Lawrence and Bernice (Baker) Dickerson. She was a licensed practical nurse at the Bath Veterans Hospital until her retirement. She is survived by her six children Terry Strickland, John Strickland, Deborah Baw, Margaret Bland, Kimberly Knight, and Lawrence “Paul” Strickland. Services were private. The arrangements were in the care of the Sugar & Scanlon Funeral Home 147 W. 4th. St. Oswego.