May 26, 2017
Phyllis M. Walts, 81; formerly of Fulton passed away peacefully Friday at St. Luke Health Services, Oswego, NY. She was born in Pooleville, NY; to the late Glenn and Marion (Salsbury) Goff. Mrs. Walts was a longtime resident of Phoenix, NY. She was a homemaker and active volunteer knitting and crocheting blankets for several cancer patients, and taking shifts at the gift shop that was available for the Michaud Nursing Home and A.L. Lee Memorial Hospital visitors and residents. Mrs. Walts was pre-deceased by her husband Edward Walts, 2 sisters: Patricia Walts, and Louella Beaman, and her son-in-law Richard Arden. Mrs. Walts is survived by her children: Glenda Arden of Fulton, and James Walts of New Haven, NY, several grandchildren, great grandchildren, nieces and nephews. Calling hours will be held Noon to 2:00 PM Sunday at Sugar Funeral Home, Inc., 224 W. 2nd St. S. There will be no funeral service. Burial will be held privately.
May 23, 2017
Nancy E. Ritchie, 53, a former resident of Fulton and more recent of Rockwell, NC, died Tuesday May 23, 2017 in Tucker Hospice Center, NC surrounded by her loving family, after a courageous battle with cancer. Nancy was born in Fulton the daughter of the late Alfred and Helen (Chapman) Arnold. Nancy retired after many years of working from a NASCAR Busch Grand National team and racing car industry. She especially loved traveling and spending time with her husband, children, granddaughter, family and friends. Nancy is survived by her husband of 35 years, Michael Ritchie of NC, and their daughters Arica Ritchie of NC; Michael Ann Ritchie of NC; Gina Ritchie of NC, and her granddaughter Ava Ritchie of NC. She is also survived by her siblings Bill (Cheryl) Arnold of Fulton; Mary (Tom) Yager of Fulton; David (Chris) Arnold of Fulton; John (Sherri) Arnold of Minetto; Bob (Wendy) Arnold of NC; Stephen Arnold of Colorado; Martha Crofoot of Oswego; Kathryn (Craig Prior) Arnold of Fulton; Suzanne (Tom) Davis of Fulton, and several aunt, uncles, nieces, nephews, and cousins. Funeral services will be Wednesday 10:00 AM in Holy Trinity Church. Burial will be in St. Mary’s Cemetery, Fulton. Calling hours will be Tuesday from 4:00 to 7:00 PM at the Sugar Funeral Home 224 W. 2nd. St. S. Fulton, NY.
May 21, 2017
Frances A. Rupert, 87, of Fulton passed away on Sunday May 21, 2017 in Seneca Hill Manor, Volney NY with her family by her side. She was born in Phoenix, NY the daughter of the late Fredrick and Elizabeth (Jackson) McMullen. Frances owned and operated the Farm Tavern of Fulton for over 20 years. She was the caretaker for the home of Ajoy and Geeta Roy, where she was the nanny for their children, Shreyes and Preyas, her second family. She enjoyed spending time with her family and especially with her grandchildren and great grandchildren. Frances loved playing bingo, loved cats and spent most weekends going to garage sales. She is survived by the father of her children Douglas Rupert of Florida, her children Douglas (Sandy) Rupert of PA, Daniel (Diane) Rupert of Oswego, Donald Rupert of Fulton, Darlene (Michael) Kempston of Fulton, Diane Smith of Florida, Donna Gorman of Brewerton, Dennis (Denise) Rupert of Fulton, Darryl (Christine) Rupert of Hannibal, 16 grandchildren, and several great grandchildren, and one great great granddaughter. Frances was predeceased by her grandson James J. Rupert, great granddaughter Kendall M. Libbey, siblings Mack, Mick, Dorothy, Ruth, and Dot. Funeral services will be Thursday 9:00 AM at the Sugar Funeral Home Inc., Fulton. Burial will be in Phoenix Rural Cemetery. Calling hours will be Wednesday from 4:00 – 6:00 P.M. at the funeral home 224 W. 2nd St. S. Fulton. The family would like to extend their gratitude to all of the staff at the Seneca Hill Manor, Volney, NY that provided care for their mother for the past 5 years. In lieu of flowers donations can be made to the Seneca Hill Manor Activities Department, 20 Manor Drive, Oswego, NY 13126
May 19, 2017
Dallas J. Montgomery, infant son of Cassandra Wait and Levi Montgomery of Fulton, went into God’s loving arms Friday May 19, 2017. Dallas was born May 19, 2017, along with his twin brother Levi Montgomery Jr., in the Oswego Hospital. In addition to his twin brother and parents Dallas in survived by his sisters Isabella, and Peyton and his brother Lucas all of Fulton, paternal grandparents Michael Montgomery of TX, Donna Donaldson of Fulton, step-grandfather Jim Humphrey of Fulton, maternal grandparents Brian and Diann Durran of Fulton. He is also survived by his uncles David (Stephanie Scheirer) Wait, Ronald Horn Jr., Michael Montgomery, aunts Amandamay Horn and Julia Durran. Services were private. The arrangements are in the care of the Sugar & Scanlon Funeral Home.
March 18, 2017
Daniel Feliciano-Acevedo, 41; of Scriba, NY will have a graveside committal service and burial 10:00 AM Friday, May 26th, at Mt. Adnah Cemetery. The Sugar Funeral Home, Inc., 224 W. 2nd St. S., Fulton has care of the arrangements
May 9, 2017
Mary R. Place, 91; formerly of Fulton, NY and Freeville, NY went to God peacefully Tuesday at the Groton Community Health Care, Groton, NY. She was born in Fulton, NY and she was a resident of Fulton for 50 years prior to moving to Freeville, NY in 1987 to be closer to her sons. She had worked as a Human Resource Assistant for Gannett Health Center, Cornell University. She was pre-deceased by her husband Harry Place, son Richard Place and brothers Frank and Matthew Bevacqua. Mrs. Place is survived by her sons Gary Place of FL, Ben Place of FL., and Gerry of Newfield, NY; siblings: Fred Bevacqua of Fulton, and Tina Firenze of Fulton, 11 grandchildren, several great grandchildren, great great grandchildren, nieces and nephews. Calling hours will be held 11:00 PM to 1:00 PM Friday, May 19th at the Sugar Funeral Home, Inc., 224 W. 2nd St. S., Fulton with an 1:00 PM Funeral Service to follow with Rev. Moritz Fuchs officiating at the Sugar Funeral Home, Inc., Fulton. Burial will be held in St. Mary’s Cemetery, Fulton. Contributions may be made to the Groton Community Health Care Center 120 Sykes Street, Groton, NY 13073-1231.
May 7, 2017
Joyce Elaine MacDonald, 75; of Fulton passed away Sunday peacefully at home, surrounded by her family after a courageous battle with cancer. Mrs. MacDonald was born in Oswego, NY and she has remained a lifetime resident of Fulton. She had formerly worked at Fulton Savings Bank, Fulton. Mrs. MacDonald enjoyed life to the fullest and she also loved to travel. She was pre-deceased by her husband Ronald MacDonald in 2011. Mrs. MacDonald is survived by her 4 children: Kelly (Ted) Brackenrig of Ossining, NY, Linda (Danny) Dlugozima of FL., Stephanie (Tom) Cleland of Olathe, KS; and Chad MacDonald of CO, her sister Janice LaRussa of Fulton, her brother Norman “Sparky” Bovay of Fulton, 7 grandchildren: Edward, Ryan and Chad Brackenrig, Daniel and Tyler Dlugozima, Hunter Cleland, and Griffin MacDonald. Funeral Services will be conducted 6:00 PM Friday, May 19th at the Sugar Funeral Home, Inc., 224 W. 2nd St. S. Fulton, NY with Rev. John Canorro officiating. Burial of Joyce and Ronald MacDonald will be held 9:00 AM Saturday at St. Mary’s Cemetery, Fulton. Calling hours will be conducted 4:00 to 6:00 PM Friday at the Sugar Funeral Home, Inc.
February 1, 2017
Robert Kimball, 84; of Fulton will have a committal service and burial 9:00 AM Friday, May 19th at Mt. Adnah Cemetery with Rev. Tammy Nipper officiating. Military Honors will be bestowed by the NYS Military Honor Guard. The Sugar Funeral Home, Inc., 224 W. 2nd St. S., Fulton has care of the arrangements.
January 3, 2017
Leah Norine Emley Malambri, formerly of Fulton will have a committal service and burial 11:00 AM Friday, May 19th at St. Mary’s Cemetery with Rev. John Canorro officiating. The Sugar Funeral Home, Inc., 224 W. 2nd St. S., Fulton has care of the arrangements.
March 24, 2017
August Loomis, 85; formerly of Fulton will be buried 11:00 AM Monday, May 15th at Jacksonville Cemetery, Lysander, NY. Military honors will be bestowed by the NYS Military Honor Guard. The Sugar Funeral Home, Inc., 224 W. 2nd St. S., Fulton has care of the arrangements.