December 7, 2016
Theresa A. Blackwell, 92, of Hannibal, Fulton and Liverpool, died Wednesday December 7, 2016 at her home with her family by her side. She was born in Moline, Illinois, the daughter of the late Charles and Helen (Lucinski) Rymkiewicz. She moved to Oswego County in 1962. Mrs. Blackwell worked as an overseas telephone operator during WWII in Rock Island, ILL. She was a Department Manager at Montgomery Wards, in Fulton and J.C. Penney Co., in Illinois. Mrs. Blackwell also worked as a fraud investigator for Social services. She then worked as the Housing Inspector for HUD with the Oswego County Planning Board until she retired at 78 years of age. She was predeceased by her husband Robert C. Blackwell in 1969. Mrs. Blackwell is survived by her sons Robert (Victoria) Blackwell of Liverpool, Michael (Patricia) Blackwell of Oswego, five grandchildren Robin, Cindy, Adam, Ryan, Justin, and two great granddaughters Theresa and Addison. Funeral services will be conducted Monday 11:00 a.m. at the Sugar & Scanlon Funeral Home, Oswego. Burial will be in St. Peter’s Cemetery. Calling hours will be Monday morning from 9:00 to 11:00a.m. prior to the funeral service at the funeral home, 147 W. 4th St. Oswego. Your kind contributions may be made in her memory to CNY Humane Society, 4915 ½ West Taft Rd., Liverpool, NY 13088
December 5, 2016
Ronald D Smith, 32, of Oswego and Fulton, went into God’s loving arms, Monday December 5, 2016 at St. Luke Health Services, surrounded by his loving family, and friends. Ronald was born in Fulton the son of David and Denise (Atkinson) Smith of Fulton. He was a graduate of the Oswego High School. He worked as a certified nurse’s aide at St. Luke Health Services, Oswego. Ronald was a loving son, brother and very proud uncle. In addition to his parents he is survived by his siblings David Smith of Fulton, Cara Smith of Oswego, Baylea (Tom) Wolbert of Oswego, Cody Smith of Fulton, and Noah Smith of Fulton, his nephews and nieces whom he adored Conner, Tyler, Tucker, Allison and Tacia. He is also survived by his maternal grandmother Janice Atkinson, and paternal grandmother Mary Frable. He was predeceased by his maternal grandfather Ronald Atkinson, and paternal grandfather Charles Smith. Burial will be private. Calling hours will be conducted Saturday 9:00 -11:00 a.m. at the Sugar & Scanlon Funeral Home 147 West 4th St. Oswego, NY 13126. Following the calling hours a Celebration of Life for Ron will be held Saturday 12 noon, at the Fulton Moose Lodge #1280, County Route 57, Fulton NY.
November 27, 2016
Rose Nearbin Ingersoll, 80; of Fulton, NY passed away Sunday at St. Joseph’s Hospital, Syracuse. She was born in Oswego, NY to the late Foster and Rachel (Naracon) Nearbin. Mrs. Ingersoll has been a resident of Fulton for over 50 years. She was a past participant of the Oswego County Foster Parent Program. Mrs. Ingersoll served as a Deaconess at the Fulton Alliance Church for many years. She was also an avid bowler on the local and state levels. Mrs. Ingersoll was pre-deceased by her son Ronald Ingersoll in 2006, siblings: Robert Nearbin, Kenneth Nearbin. Rhea Beshures, and Cathie Garrison. She is survived by her 3 children: Cynthia Miller of Central Square, NY, Veronica Blount of Fulton, NY and Zachary Ingersoll of Hannibal, NY, 3 siblings: Richard Nearbin of Fort Plain, NY, Ruth Legates of Oswego, NY, Cherie Burridge of Oswego, NY, several grandchildren, great grandchildren, nieces and nephews. Funeral Services will be held Noon Thursday at the Fulton Alliance Church, State Route 48, Fulton with Rev. Jay Spurling officiating. Burial will be held in Mt. Adnah Cemetery, Fulton. Calling hours will be conducted from 11:00 AM to Noon Thursday at the Fulton Alliance Church. The Sugar Funeral Home, Inc., 224 W. 2nd St. S. Fulton has care of the arrangements.
November 17, 2016
Lance E. Devendorf, 60; of Fulton passed away at Loretto Health & Rehab, Syracuse, NY after a long illness. He was born in Fulton, NY to the late Edward and Helen (Kelly) Devendorf. He had remained a lifetime resident of Fulton. Mr. Devendorf was past employed as a Construction worker. He truly loved being outdoors. Mr. Devendorf was pre-deceased by his sister Shelley Horning. He is survived by his siblings: Patti (Dave) Kuhl of Oswego, NY; Greg (Kelly) Devendorf of Copenhagen, NY; Patrick (Becky) Devendorf of Fulton, NY and several nieces and nephews. Calling hours will be held Monday from 3:00 to 5:00 PM in the Sugar Funeral Home, Inc., 224 West 2nd St. S. Fulton. Burial will be held privately.
November 14, 2016
William J. Hubbard, 92; formerly of Manlius, Fulton, North Syracuse and Liverpool, NY passed away peacefully at St. Luke Health Services, Oswego, NY. Mr. Hubbard was born in Hannibal, NY to the late Walter and Agnes (Andrew) Hubbard. He had been a Liverpool resident for 18 years and more recently a resident of Fulton for 3 years prior to moving to Manilus, NY. In 2015 Mr. Hubbard became a resident of St. Luke Health Services. William was married to Betty (Colvin) Hubbard for 38 years. He was a United States Veteran having served during World War II in the United States Army stationed in the European Theater. Mr. Hubbard worked for Crouse Hinds/Cooper Industries, Syracuse in the Outdoor Lighting Division. He retired in 1986 after 36 years of employment. Mr. Hubbard was a past member of the Crouse Hinds Bowling and Horseshoe Leagues. He is survived by his 5 children: Charles (Jill) Hubbard of SC, Mary (Wendell Haight) Hubbard of SC, David Hubbard of Syracuse, NY; Karen (Ted) Field of SC, Lisa Hubbard of North Syracuse, NY, his sister: Julia Baker or TX, 6 grandchildren and several great grandchildren, nieces and nephews. Mr. Hubbard was pre-deceased by his siblings: Mary Scott, Myrtle O’Grady and Walter Hubbard. Calling hours will be held Saturday, November 19th from 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM at the Sugar Funeral Home, Inc., Fulton. Funeral Services will follow at 3 PM in the Sugar Funeral Home, Inc., 224 W. 2nd St. S. Fulton with Rev. Tammy Nipper officiating. Burial be held privately at Fairdale Cemetery, Hannibal. The family has requested that in lieu of flowers donations may be made in remembrance of William to St. Luke Health Services, 299 East River Rd, Oswego, NY 13126 or to the VA Hospital, 800 Irving Ave, Syracuse, NY 13210.
November 10, 2016
Frederick John Leppert, 96; of Fulton passed away at his home Thursday November 10th. He was a longtime resident of Fulton, NY having been born June 24, 1920 in Oswego, NY to the late Frederick Otto John and Catherine (Somers) Leppert. During his teen years Frederick enjoyed playing the accordion at dances with local friends. Later he lived in Rochester, NY where he apprenticed and learned the tool and die skills. Upon returning to Fulton he and his wife Frances began Leppert Machine Tool Company, Fulton which remained a joint effort for 50 years. Frederick was a past volunteer in charitable works within his community working with the Lions Service Club, and Y Industrial Management Club and the Fulton Chamber of Commerce. He was very involved with politics and always enjoyed campaigning for his favorite candidate. He also ran for public office successfully and served as the Supervisor for the Town of Granby. Frederick was an avid pilot for most of his adult life and he served as a Commissioner for the Oswego County Airport. Frederick was pre-deceased by his wife Frances (Williamson) Leppert in 2013, and four sisters: Catherine, MaryRita, Dorothy and Ruth Arlene. He is survived by his two daughters and sons-in-laws: Sandra and William Wing of SC, and Cheryl and Robert McCall of Cutchogue, NY, 4 grandchildren: Beau, Freddy, Kristin, and Robert, and 8 great grandchildren: Karl, Jessica, Amanda, Matthew, Robert, Emmett, Christopher, and William. Funeral Services will be held 12:30 PM Monday at the
Sugar Funeral Home, Inc., Fulton with Rev. Robert Stephenson officiating. Burial will be held in St. Mary’s Cemetery, Fulton. Calling hours will be conducted 2:00 to 4:00 PM Sunday at the Sugar Funeral Home, Inc., 224 W. 2nd St. S. Fulton. The family has requested that donations may be made to Friends of Oswego County Hospice, PO Box 102, Oswego, NY 13126.
November 7, 2016
Linda M. Robillard, 69; of Oswego, NY died Monday with her twin sister Louise A. Porter after sustaining injuries in a motor vehicle accident. She was born in Oswego to the late John and Minnie “Katherine” (Goldstine) Callan. She has been a lifetime resident of Oswego. Mrs. Robillard retired from Oswego Hospital after working 38 years in the Housekeeping Department. She was an active member of the Crossroads Tabernacle Church, Fulton. Mrs. Robillard was pre-deceased by her husband Walter Robillard in 1995. She is survived by 2 children: Eugene Shufelt of Oswego, NY and Pamela (Michael) Chrisman of Martville, NY, and her brother John (Kay) Callan of Scriba, NY, 5 grandchildren, 3 great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. Funeral Services for Mrs. Robillard and her sister Mrs. Porter will be conducted 9:30 AM Monday at the Sugar & Scanlon Funeral Home with Rev. John Coleman officiating. Burial will be in St. Peter’s Cemetery, Oswego, NY. Calling hours will held Sunday from 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM at the Sugar & Scanlon Funeral Home, 147 W. 4th St., Oswego, NY.
November 7, 2016
Louise A. Porter, 69; of Fulton died Monday with her twin sister Linda Robillard after sustaining injuries in a motor vehicle accident. She was born in Oswego to the late John and Minnie “Katherine” (Goldstine) Callan. She has been a resident of Fulton for most of her life. Mrs. Porter retired from Oswego Hospital after working 38 years in the Housekeeping Department. She was an active member of the Crossroads Tabernacle Church, Fulton. Mrs. Porter is survived by her husband of 24 years Ronald Porter of Fulton, 2 sons: John (Tina) Wallace of Hannibal, NY and Ed (Judy) Wallace of Oswego, NY; stepchildren: Jason (Wendy) Porter of NE, Jolene (Jason) Strack of MD and her brother John (Kay) Callan of Scriba, NY; 15 grandchildren, 14 great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. Funeral Services for Mrs. Porter and her sister Mrs. Robillard will be conducted Monday 9:30 AM in the Sugar & Scanlon Funeral Home with Rev. John Coleman officiating. Burial will be in Riverside Cemetery, Oswego, NY. Calling hours will be held Sunday from 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM at the Sugar & Scanlon Funeral Home, 147 W. 4th St. S.; Oswego, NY.
September 18, 2016
Anne Delores Bolton, 89; formerly of Fulton, NY passed away peacefully in Jenson Beach, FL. Burial was held privately in St. Mary’s Cemetery, Fulton. The Sugar Funeral Home, Inc., 224 West Second St. S., Fulton had care of the local arrangements
November 2, 2016
Phillip J. Taormino Sr., 85; of Fulton passed away peacefully at his home Wednesday, November 2nd. He was born in Fulton, NY to the late Joseph Taormina and Mary Trepasso Taormina Defren. He remained a lifetime resident of Fulton. Mr. Taormino was a United States Korean War Veteran having served in the Army from 1948-1952. He was past employed with General Electric, Syracuse and later retired from the Fulton Consolidated School System in 1992 where he worked as the Head Custodian. Mr. Taormino enjoyed many activities in his younger years. He loved to snowmobile, fish and hunt, and to go camping. He was always a fan of old western movies. He was pre-deceased by his wife Mary Taormino in 2010, his brother Benny Trepasso, and sister Mary Jane Grimshaw. Mr. Taormino is survived by his children: Michelle (Keith) Vincent of Hannibal, Phillip Taormino Jr., of Fulton, Linda (Scott) LeCuyer of NC, and Marie (Rod) Kouthoofd of Oswego, 2 brothers: Joseph Taormina Jr., of Fulton, and Christopher “Cricket” Defren of Fulton, 7 grandchildren: Heather, Michael, Ryan, Bryce, Alex, Michelle and Angela, 6 great grandchildren: Joshua, Jacob, Anthony, Adrianna, Emery, and Leo and several nieces, nephews, and cousins. Calling hours will be conducted Monday from 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM at the Sugar Funeral Home, Inc., 224 West 2nd St. S., Fulton with a Funeral Service to follow at 11:00 AM in the funeral home with Rev. John Canorro officiating. Burial will be held in St. Mary’s Cemetery, Fulton.