January 15, 2020
Anna Cozart passed peacefully one day after celebrating her 102nd birthday at The Cottages at Garden Grove, Cicero, NY. She was born to the late Stephen and Mary (Ksenek) Kozar. Anna remained a lifetime resident of Fulton until 2012 when she relocated to Liverpool, NY to be closer to her family. She was retired from Nestles, Co., Fulton. Anna was pre-deceased by her sisters Julia Youngs and Mary Petrilak and brother John Kozar brothers-in-law Fred Chalone and Mihal Petrilak. She is survived by her brother Joseph (Betty) Cozart of Fulton, her sister Katherine Chalone of Liverpool, NY and several nieces, great nieces and nephews and great great nieces and nephews. Anna’s Funeral Service will be held 10:30 AM Tuesdayat the Sugar Funeral Home, Inc., 224 W. 2nd St. S., Fulton with Deacon Nick Alvaro officiating. Burial with a committal service will be held in the spring at St. Mary’s Cemetery. Calling hours will be conducted privately. Anna’s family would like to extend their deep-feltgratitude to the staff at The Cottages for their wonderful care to Anna and her family.
January 6, 2020
Phillip C. LePine, 88; of Fulton passed away peacefully Monday surrounded by his loved ones at his home. Mr. LePine was born in Fulton to the late Francis E. and Betty (Barrett) LePine. He remained a longtime resident of Fulton. Mr. LePine was a United States Veteran having served in the Army from 1955 to 1957 as a Medic. He was a graduate of SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry, Syracuse. Mr. LePine continued his education through his tenure at Regal Paper, Milford, NJ where he worked as the Head of Research and Development. He later retired from James River, Milford, NJ after 38 years of service making a personal choice to come home and help with a family member’s care. Mr. LePine was very proud of being a founding member of the Oak Hill Golf Club, Milford, NJ. He is survived by his loving family: his sister: Gertrude (Charles) Anne VanBuren of FL., 9 nieces and nephews: Emil (Sharon) VanBuren of Oswego, Diane (David) Wilson of Fulton, Joni VanBuren of FL., Charles (Terry) VanBuren of Fulton, Lynn VanBuren of FL., Lori (Kelly) VanBuren-Kidd of FL., Kathleen (Suzanne) VanBuren of FL., Beth VanBuren of FL., Susan (Michael) Locke of FL., several great nieces and great nephews, and a great great nephew. A Calling Hour will be conducted Thursday from 1:00 to 2:00 PM followed by prayers at the Sugar Funeral Home, Inc., 224 W. 2nd St. S., Fulton. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated by Rev. Joseph Scardella 3:00 PM Thursday at Holy Trinity Church, Fulton. A Committal Service and Burial with Military Honors will be held in the spring at St. Mary’s Cemetery, Fulton.
January 5, 2020
James “Jim” Izyk, 77; of Fulton passed away Sunday morning at St. Joseph’s Hospital, Syracuse after a short illness. He was born in Cleveland, OH to the late Francis and Josephine (Tryniski) Izyk. Jim has been a resident of Fulton for most of his life and he was a graduate of Fulton High School in 1959. Jim was a veteran having served in the United States Navy from 1960 to 1964, during which time his ship, the USS Rankin, was an active participant in the Cuban, Missile Crisis Blockade. He was a longtime employee with Armstrong World Industries, Fulton where he worked as an Electrician. Jim later retired from Interface Solutions, Fulton.
He was pre-deceased by his wife Meridth Izyk in 2014. Jim is survived by his children: John (Michelle) Izyk of Fulton, Joanne Izyk of CO, Cheryl Izyk Rathmann of Oswego, Cassandra (Chris) Jones of Fulton, 8 grandchildren, 1 great granddaughter. Funeral Services and Burial will be held privately.
There will be no calling hours. The Sugar Funeral Home, Inc., 224 W. 2nd St. S., Fulton has care of the arrangements.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Wounded Warrior Project in memory of James Izyk, Radioman Petty Officer 2nd Class USS Rankin crew member 1960-1964.
January 4, 2020
Josephine Hall, 90; of Fulton passed away at St. Luke Health Services, Oswego. She was born in New York City, NY to the late Charles and Anna (Guardino) Tyrrell. Mrs. Hall has been a resident of Fulton for most of her life. She was pre-deceased by her husband Calvin Hall, daughter Karen Guile and son Gary Hall. Mrs. Hall is survived by her children: Frederick (Kathy) Guile of Fulton, Calvin (Melissa) Hall of Oswego, and several grandchildren, and great grandchildren. A Graveside Service with Burial will be held in the spring at Fairdale Cemetery, Hannibal. There will be no calling hours. The Sugar Funeral Home Inc., 224 W. 2nd St. S., Fulton has care of the arrangements.
December 24, 2019
Regina Crandall, 41, of Oswego died Tuesday December 24, 2019 at her home unexpectedly after a sudden attack. She was born in Syracuse the daughter of Lorrline Crandall of Oswego, and the late Richard Crandall Sr. Regina will be greatly missed by her husband, children, grandchildren and family which she loved spending time with, and going places. She is survived by her husband of 19 years Marc Crandall of Oswego, and children Alex Crandall of Oswego, Sierra Crandall of Oswego, Adrianna (Daniel Harris) Crandall of Oswego, Marc Crandall Jr., of Oswego, and her nine grandchildren. Regina is also survived by her siblings James Davis of PA, Shirley Davis of Fulton, Natasha Crandall of Cicero, and Richard Crandall Jr. Calling hours for Regina will be Monday December 30. 2019 from 1:00 to 3:00 PM at the Sugar & Scanlon Funeral Home, 147 W. 4th. St., Oswego.
December 22, 2019
Joseph R. Somers, 88; of Fulton passed away peacefully at Van Duyn Center for Rehabilitation Nursing, Syracuse. He was born in Fulton to the late Leonard and Clara (Mustard) Somers. Joe remained a lifetime resident of Fulton. He was a United States Veteran having served in the Army during the Korean War, and Vietnam War. Joe additionally served in Cuba and Germany before retiring after 22+ years of service from 1952 to 1974. He was a past commander and honor guard member with the Fulton VFW Post #569. He worked for Nestles, Fulton; Miller Brewery, Volney; and Menter Ambulance Service as an EMT-3, and hearse driver for over 30 years. Joe was a hard worker, good provider, active community member, and family man. He was pre-deceased by his wife of 62 years Betty J. Somers in 2018. Joe is survived by their children Donald Somers of Cicero, Joni (Chris) Locke of Marietta, William Somers of Fulton, Pamela (Michael) Puterbaugh of Fulton, Richard Somers of Aberdeen, NC; and Joseph Somers of Cicero; grandchildren: Desirae, Jared, Zoie, Kellan and great grandchildren: Alex, James, Ella and several nieces and nephews. Calling hours will be held Thursday, December 26th from 4:00 to 6:00 PM at the Sugar Funeral Home Inc., 224 W. 2nd St. S., Fulton. Burial with a Graveside Service and Military Honors will be held in the Spring at Mt. Pleasant Cemetery, Volney.
December 17, 2019
Janette Mulcahey, 88, of Minetto died Tuesday December 17, 2019 at her home with her loving family by her side. She was born in Oswego the daughter of the late Luigi and Aniela (Wieliezko) Bellardino. Mrs. Mulcahey worked at the DuBois Hotel in housekeeping for many years. She enjoyed gardening where is grew flowers and vegetables to share with the family. She also found great comfort in feeding and watching her birds. Her family will remember her wonderful baking where she always shared her bake goods. The most important love of all was spending time with her family, friends and especially her grandchildren, which always brought her great joy.
Mrs. Mulcahey was predeceased by her husband Richard Mulcahey in 2008. She is survived by her children Daniel (Tammy) Mulcahey, Richard (JoAnn) Mulcahey, Diane (Michael) Gates all of Oswego. In addition, she is survived by her grandchildren great grandchildren Paige Mulcahey Aiden Mulcahey, Melanie Burton, Brett Mulcahey, Patrick Gates, Jill Mulcahey, Ryan Mulcahey, Adam Best, Ashley Best, and great grandchildren Killian Mulcahey, Lillie Mulcahey, Gabriel Gates, and Morgan Burton. Mrs. Mulcahey is also survived by her sisters Susie (Frank) Fox of Granby, Mary Tremack of Oswego, and Nellie Roach of South Dakota. Her dog Kahula, will deeply miss her. Mrs. Mulcahey was predeceased by her siblings Helen Castiglia, Philomena Proppe, Louise Ardiuni, and Anthony Bellardino. Funeral services will be conducted Saturday December 21, 2019 at 10:00 AM in Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church. Burial will be in St. Peter’s Cemetery. Calling hours will be Friday December 20, 2019 from 4:00 to 6:00 at the Sugar & Scanlon Funeral Home 147 W. 4th. St. Oswego. Contributions may be made in Mrs. Mulcahey’s name to Friends of Oswego County Hospice, or St. Jude’s Children Hospital.
December 17, 2019
Stephen Cuyler, 52; formerly of Fulton passed away Tuesday at Hill Haven Nursing Home, Rochester, NY after enduring a battle with Cancer. He was born in Syracuse, NY and has been a resident of Rochester, NY since 1993. Stephen worked as an Optician with Vision Works, Greece, NY. He had been a prominent participant in high school and college theater productions. He also had the honor of singing with the Syracuse Opera Theater. Stephen’s passion was board games. He was a member of the Rochester Board Game Society and he developed and produced a board game called the Crown of Roses. He was pre-deceased by his father G. Peter Cuyler in 1983. Stephen is survived by his 3 children: Katherine Cuyler, Christopher Cuyler, and Caleigh Cuyler all of Rochester; his mother Deanne (Dr. Terence) Morrill of Liverpool, NY; his sister Stephanie Cuyler Lewis of Horseheads, NY; his former wife: Tammy Cuyler of Rochester, NY; and his niece and nephew: Emily and Peter Lewis both of Horseheads, NY. Calling hours will be held 3:00 to 5:00 PM Sunday at the Sugar Funeral Home, Inc., 224 W. 2nd St. S., Fulton, NY. A funeral service will follow at 5:15 PM in the funeral home with Rev. James Fritzen officiating. Burial will be held in the spring at St. Mary’s Cemetery, Fulton, NY. A Memorial Mass will be conducted 11:00 AM December 30th at the Lutheran Church of our Savior, Rochester, NY.
Daralene D. Vernon, 63, of Oswego died Tuesday December 10, 2019 at St. Joseph Hospital, Syracuse. Darlene was born in Corona, CA, the daughter of the late Adelbert and Barbara (Shanner) McRae, and she has been a resident of Oswego for most of her life. She was a baker for Ponderosa, and Dunkin Donuts in Oswego. Darlene enjoyed traveling, spending time with family, friends, and her cats. She was a member of the VFW Auxiliary Post # 2320. Darlene is survived by her stepfather Lawrence Mahaney of Oswego, her boyfriend of 30 years Christopher Lytle of Oswego, daughter Brandy Vernon, siblings Robert (Kathy) McRae, Marie (Jack) Mahaney, Babette (Barry) Carpenter, and nieces and nephews. Darlene’s request is that all services will be private. The arrangements are in the care of the Sugar & Scanlon Funeral Home 147 W. 4th. St. Oswego.
Nancy O’Toole, 84, of Oswego died Monday December 9, 2019 in the Oswego Hospital. Mrs. O’Toole was born in Oswego the daughter of the late Joseph and Myrtle (Hotaling) Wallace. She was a registered nurse for thirty-three years at the Oswego Hospital before her retirement. She was a member of the Columbiettes Auxiliary of the K of C Council # 227, Oswego. Mrs. O’Toole was predeceased by her husband Richard O’Toole in 1997, and her brother Joseph Wallace in 2001. Mrs. O’Toole is survived by her sister-in-law Kathleen M. Wallace of Oswego, nephew Jason (Carlena) Wallace of Fabius. Private Entombment was in All Saints Mausoleum. The Sugar Scanlon Funeral Home, 147 W. 4th St. Oswego is in care of the arrangements.