Harold J. McCarthy

July 22, 2014
Harold J. McCarthy, 77, of Fulton died Tuesday July 22, 2014 peacefully at home with his wife at his side. Mr. McCarthy was born in Fulton the son of the late Ted and Marian (Reeves) McCarthy. He was a retired mechanic from International Harvester, and Oswego Wire. Mr. McCarthy enjoyed hunting, fishing and gardening. He is survived by his wife of 31 years Valarie (Connelly) McCarthy, his children Allison Raum, Harold J. McCarthy Jr., Jonathan McCarthy all of Oswego, 4 grandchildren, and 4 great grandchildren. Burial was held privately. The arrangements are in the care of the Sugar Funeral Home, 224 W. 2nd. St. S. Fulton.

Anne N. Pisa

July 21, 2014
Anne N. PisaAnne N. Pisa, 84, of Oswego died Monday July 21,2014 peacefully surrounded by her loving family at St. Luke Health Services. Mrs. Pisa was born in Rochester the daughter of the late Carl and Jane Cacciola. She owned and operated M. Pisa Market, Rochester and she was a teacher’s assistant at Fitzhugh Park School and Trinity Catholic School, Oswego. Mrs. Pisa was a communicant of St. Paul’s Church and, a member of St. Paul’s Altar Rosary Society, and St. Paul’s Choir. Mrs. Pisa is survived by her beloved husband of 65 years Alphonse M. Pisa of Oswego, and she was the loving mother of Linda Kieper of Oswego, Patricia (Mark) Potter of Oswego, Michael (Peggy) Pisa of Oswego, her siblings Marie Graef, Grace Leonardo, Francis Cacciola, and Jane Cavalier, and her loving grandchildren Alan Potter, Michelle (Jeremy) Smith, Steven Kieper, Anthony Pisa, Mary Pisa, and three great grandchildren Jacob, Ruby and Charlotte. Funeral services will be Friday 11:30 a,m. in St. Paul’s Church. Burial will be Friday in All Saints Mausoleum. Calling hours will be Thursday from 4:00 – 7:00 at the Sugar & Scanlon Funeral Home, 147 W. 4th. St. Oswego

Smith Betts “Smitty” Wilcox

March 23, 2014
Smith Betts “Smitty” WilcoxSmith Betts “Smitty” Wilcox, formerly of Fulton, NY passed away early Sunday, March 23rd, 2014 at home in AL. Mr. Wilcox was born in Fulton, NY to the late Charles and Helen Wilcox. He was a United States Veteran having served in the Air Force. Smitty continued his career in aerospace engineering with Douglas Aircraft, McDonell Douglas, Boeing, Xon Tech, Northrup Grumman, and Davidson Technologies. He is survived by his wife Jackalyn Wilcox of AL, son Daniel (Anika) Wilcox of Pittsburgh, PA, step sons: Charles (Carrie) Orchard of Los Angeles, CA, and Gregory (Paula) Orchard of Addy, WA, sisters: Patricia Scholtz of Glenville, NY and Peggy (Martin) Gillard of Fulton, NY; brothers: William (Mary) Wilcox of East Setauket, NY and Leigh Wilcox of Jefferson, NY and several nieces and nephews. Funeral Services were held in Holy Spirit Catholic Church, AL with Rev. Michael Mac Mahon officiating. Graveside services and burial will be held locally 11:00 AM Monday, July 28th at Jacksonville Cemetery, Fenner Rd. Phoenix, NY with Rev. Moritz Fuchs officiating. Sugar Funeral Home, Inc., 224 W. 2nd St. S. Fulton has care of the local arrangements.

Rachel R. Trepasso

July 17, 2014
Rachel Rebecca (Robinson) Trepasso, 95 of Sparks, NV died Thursday July 17, 2014.
She was born in Anderson, Indiana to the late Chester and Mabel (Gault) Robinson. Mrs. Trepasso was a former resident of Oswego, NY before moving to Nevada 13 years ago to be close to her family. She was a former employee of General Electric Company, Syracuse, NY. Mrs. Trepasso was a member of the Relief Society of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. She loved spending time with her family, listening to music, reading and animals. She also enjoyed watching TV especially nature shows. Mrs. Trepasso was pre-deceased by her husband of 62 years, Joseph John Trepasso in 2000, her daughter Madeline and son-in-law Gerry Lloyd, and siblings Cora Reynolds, Chester Robinson, Jr., and Abbie Clute. Mrs. Trepasso is survived by her children: Venna (Mary Lee) Trepasso of Hannibal, NY and Sebastopol, MS, Joanne Millard of Reno, NV, Darlene (Fred) Svetz of Sparks, NV, 6 grandchildren: Gerry (Karen) Lloyd, Scott (Beth) Lloyd, Summerville, SC, Julie (Robert) Hutsell, of UT, Joe (Megan) Svetz, of CA, Sarah (Jeremy) Robinson, of MN, and Lisa Svetz of London, England, 9 great grandchildren: Zachary Lloyd, Madeline and Jillian Lloyd, Kairi, Gabrielle and Elizabeth Hutsell, and Isabella, Natalya and Joseph Svetz, and several step grandchildren, step great grandchildren, nieces and nephews. There will be no calling hours. Committal service and burial will be held Thursday 9:00 a.m. in All Saint’s Mausoleum, St. Peter’s Cemetery, Oswego, NY. Contributions may be made in honor of Rachel Trepasso to the St. Jude Children’s Hospital 262 Danny Thomas Place Memphis, TN, 38105, Paralyzed Veterans of America: www.pva.org, Mouth and Foot Artists 2070 Peachtree Court Suite 101, Atlanta, GA 30341, National Right to Life Committee, Inc., 512 10th St. NW Washington, DC 20004, or your local Animal Shelter. The Sugar & Scanlon Funeral Home, 147 W. 4th. St. Oswego has care of the arrangements.

Tom Makin

July 16, 2014
Tom MakinTom Makin, 55, of Oswego died Wednesday July 16, 2014 after a sudden attack. He was born in Ocean City, CA the son of Ann Makin of Oswego, and the late Ralph Makin. Tom lived in California, and then worked as on the offshore oil rigs in Louisiana, before moving to Oswego, where he was a former maintenance man for Dr. Ram in Oswego. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, and watching most sports. In addition to his mother Tom is survived by his partner of 20 years Jackie Clarke of Oswego and children Gabriel Makin of Louisiana, Alex Makin of Oswego, Stephen Monette of FL, Adam Monette of Oswego, Emily Monette of Oswego, his siblings Theresa (Larry Steinburg) Makin of Oswego, Kathy (Ed) Duda of Ct., Robert Makin of FL, and 2 nieces. Calling hours will be Sunday from 1:00 -3:00 at the Sugar & Scanlon Funeral Home, 147 W. 4th. St. Oswego. Services will be Sunday at 3:00 p.m. at the funeral home.

Rose Manasseri

Rose ManasseriRose Manasseri was carried to eternal peace on Tuesday July 15, 2014 from her home on Oswego, NY. She was 97 years young. Rose was born to the late Antonio and Catrina Zappala on March 3, 1917 in New York City. She was an impassioned member of St. Joseph’s Church and the Legion of Mary. She attended Oswego High School and was a baker at Parkside Nursing Home in Oswego. Loving wife of the late Salvatore Manasseri and mother of the late Betty Jane Manasseri. Rose is survived by her daughter Catherine (David) Grove, sons Anthony (Judy) and John Manasseri, granddaughters Michelle (Will) Pryor and Karen (Scott) Nesbitt, and great grandsons Henry and Jack Pryor. In addition she is survived by her brothers John (Alice) Zappala, Sam (Genevieve) Zappala, and sister Angeline Santore. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Friday July 18, at 9:00 a.m. in St. Joseph Church, Oswego. Calling hours will be held Thursday July 17, from 4:00 -6:00 p.m. at the Sugar & Scanlon Funeral Home, 147 W. 4th. St. Oswego. Burial will be in St. Paul’s Cemetery.

Anne L. Bodwitch

July 9, 2014
Anne L. Bodwitch, 95; of Fulton passed away peacefully Wednesday at St. Camillus Health and Rehabilitation Center, Syracuse. Mrs. Bodwitch was born in Oswego, NY to the late Albert and Stella (Skrowron) Segal (Szczyciel). She had been a resident of Fulton for most of her life. Mrs. Bodwitch was employed in local industry including the American Woolen Company. She was licensed to be an agent for Insurance and Real Estate. She later retired after working as a caseworker with Oswego County Department of Social Services, Mexico, NY. She is survived by her children: Michele (Chris) Hallet of FL, Robert (Connie) Bodwitch of MA, and Bill Bodwitch of Skaneateles, NY, 5 grandchildren, 3 great grandchildren, caregiver Trish Golden, and several nieces and nephews. Mrs. Bodwitch was pre-deceased by her siblings: Leo, Matt, John, Albert Jr., Joseph, Stanley, and Paul Segal and Victoria Godden, and Mary Kalfass. Funeral Services will be held in St. Stephen’s Church, Oswego where a mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at the convenience of the family followed by burial in St. Peter’s Cemetery, Oswego, NY. There will be no calling hours. The Sugar Funeral Home, Inc. 224 W. 2nd St. S. Fulton has care of the arrangements.

Shirley Lehnis

July 7, 2014
Shirley Lehnis, 69; of Fulton; died Monday at University Hospital, Syracuse after a short illness. She was born in Buffalo, NY to the late Guy and Florence (Harvey) Francis. She has been a resident of Fulton, NY since 2007 until just recently when she moved to Scriba, NY to be with her daughter. Mrs. Lehnis was past owner and operator of the Arcade Hotel and Restaurant, Arcade, NY. She was also employed with Towpath Towers, Fulton in the Maintenance Dept., and she worked with Workload Temporary Agency. Mrs. Lehnis was a past volunteer with the Fulton Salvation Army where she helped as a cook. She was pre-deceased by her special friend Albert Morgan in 1989. Mrs. Lehnis is survived by her children: Susan (Steve Boak) Snyder of Scriba, NY; Howard (Lisa) Gohn of Buffalo, NY, Guy Gohn of OH, and David Martin of SC, 6 grandchildren: David, Jessica, Cassie, William, Dale and Lisa; 10 great grandchildren: Holana, Trent, Elle, Kiara, Ceara, Javante, David III, Devin, Sky, Erin and one on the way, and several siblings, nieces and nephews. Funeral Services and Burial will be held privately. Calling hours will be conducted 9:00 to 11:00 AM Saturday at the Sugar Funeral Home, Inc. 224 W. 2nd St. S. Fulton has care of the arrangements.

Lawrence F. Croucher

Lawrence F. CroucherLawrence F. Croucher, 63 of Oswego died Friday July 4, 2014 in University Hospital, Syracuse. He was born in Syracuse the son of the late Leslie and Anna (Perry) Croucher. Larry was a plant pathologist and crop consultant for Crop Production Services, of Sodus, NY. He is survived by his wife of 8 years Joyce Croucher of Oswego, children Benjamin (Melanie) Croucher of PA, Carrie Croucher of Boston Sean Croucher of HI, stepchildren Judith (Eric) Emerling of Springville, Tanya Kszystyniak of Ithaca, Joshua Kszystyniak of Syracuse, his brother Thomas (Sonia) Croucher of Indiana, and four grandchildren. Funeral services will be conducted Tuesday 11:00 a.m. at the Sugar & Scanlon Funeral Home, Oswego. Burial will be in St. Mary’s Cemetery, Fulton. Calling hours will be Monday 4:00 – 7:00 p.m. at the funeral home 147 W. 4th. St. Oswego.

Ian P. Stanbridge

July 2, 2014

Ian P. StanbridgeIan P. Stanbridge, 61; of Phoenix, NY passed away at his home surrounded by family after battling a long illness.  Mr. Stanbridge was born to the late John and Olive “Joyce” (Jones) Stanbridge of Cheltenham, England.  He has been a resident of the United States since 1976 and has been living in Phoenix, NY since 1977.  Mr. Stanbridge had served in the Territorial Army in England.  He worked as a Maintenance Mechanic, and Machinist at Anhauser Busch, Baldwinsville, NY for 24 years.  Mr. Stanbridge was the founding member of the Baldwinsville Brewery Bicycling Club.  He enjoyed being a past volunteer with Boy Scouts of America and the Phoenix Little League.  Mr. Stanbridge is survived by his wife of 40 years  Glenda Stanbridge of Phoenix, NY children:  Matthew (Jesse) Stanbridge of CA and Katherine (Matthew) Maine of Pennellville, NY, granddaughter Vivian Maine of Pennellville, NY, sisters and brother-in-laws, Jennifer Kinder, Gillian (Clive)  Berriman both of Cheltenham, England, and Debra (Martin) Jenkins of Staffordshire, England, and several nieces and nephews.  A Celebration of Life will be held at the convenience of the family.  Burial will be held privately.  There will be no calling hours.  The family has requested that donations may be made in honor of Ian to Rails to Trails Conservancy, The Duke Ellington Building 2121 Ward Ct., NW 5th Floor, Washington, DC 20037; American Lung Association, 55 W. Wacker Drive Suite 1150, Chicago, IL 60601 or to All Saints Episcopal Church 149 S. 1st St. Fulton, NY 13069.  The Sugar Funeral Home, Inc., 224 W. 2nd St. S. Fulton has care of the arrangements.