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.
Linda L Bartosek, 67, of Oswego died Friday November 29, 2019 at Seneca Hill Manor. Linda was born in Fulton the daughter of the late Charles and Mary Vanderhaden. Linda was a former employee of Miller Brewery, Fulton, and the manager of Pizza pub of Oswego. She was an avid reader, but received her most joy when spending time with her family especially her precious grandchildren. Linda is survived by her children Joseph Bartosek of Oswego and Jennifer Johnson of Oswego, she is also survived by her significant other Thomas Usherwood of Oswego. In addition she is survived by her siblings Bill (Carol) Vanderhaden of Fulton, Carol Hendericks of Fulton, Gary Vanderhaden of Fulton, Donna (Clarence) Duciaume of TX, 5 grandchildren and 5 great grandchildren. Following with Linda’s wishes services and burial will be private. The Sugar Scanlon Funeral Home, 147 W. 4th St. Oswego is in care of the arrangements.
November 27, 2019
Donald Godfrey, 84; of Phoenix, NY passed away Wednesday at Pontiac Rehabilitation and Care Center, Oswego. Mr. Godfrey is survived by his wife Kathryn, 6 children: Donna, Tanya, Donald, Hilary, Josephine, and Roberta, and 10 grandchildren. Funeral Service 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.
Belinda L. Baker, 64, of Scriba died Tuesday November 26, 2019 at her home with her loving family by her side. She was born in Beeville, Texas, the daughter of David Walton and Janice Wilson both of Texas. Belinda and her husband Thomas Baker with their family moved to Oswego two years ago. She was a teacher and computer programmer in Texas, prior to moving to Oswego. Belinda’s greatest love of all was being a caregiver to her family and grandchildren. She also enjoyed gardening. Belinda is survived by her husband of 37 years Thomas Baker of Scriba, their daughter Brianna (William) Marquard of Scriba, grandchildren Emilia, Malcolm, Fiona, and Wyatt. She is also survived by her siblings Julie Gay Lewis of TX, and Mark Walton of TX. Services and burial will be private. The Sugar Scanlon Funeral Home, 147 W. 4th St. Oswego is in care of the arrangements.
Maxine E. Holland, 86, of Oswego died Sunday November 17, 2019 at St. Luke Health Services. Mrs. Holland was born in Watertown, the daughter of the late Thomas and Amelda King. She was a nurse practitioner at Alcan Aluminum, Oswego until her retirement in 1998. She also worked as the nurse practitioner for Dr. Michael Nupuf, and for the Ladies Home, Oswego. Mrs. Holland was a member of the Alcan Retirees. She was an avid knitter and enjoyed making hand-made gifts for her friends, and family. Her grandchildren have happy memories when they hang their Christmas stockings each year, made with love from their “Nana”.
She was predeceased by her husband James Francis Holland in 2007, her daughter Denise Holland in 2011, and her brother Tim King, in 2019. Mrs. Holland is survived by her children Debby (Scott) Hege of Oswego, Jim (Kelly) Holland of Oswego, and Tom (Tammy) Holland of Oswego. She is also survived by her ten grandchildren Kristin, Jay, Tom, Samantha, Alyssa, Adam, Corey, Patrick, Nick, and Hannah, and five great grandchildren. Funeral services will be Saturday November 30, 2019 at 10:00 AM with Friar Rick Riccioli at the Sugar & Scanlon Funeral Home, Oswego. Private burial will be in St. Peter’s Cemetery. Calling hours will be Saturday November 30 from 9:00 to 10:00 AM at the funeral home 147 W. 4th. St. Oswego.
In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to Trinity Catholic, where her children and the majority of her grandchildren attended.
November 25, 2019
Mark Manning 74, passed away at his home on Monday November 25, 2019. He was the son of the late Francis (Fritz) and June (Patchin) Manning. Mark was an avid hunter and a double A trap shooter. He was a past member of Bridgeport Rod and Gun Club, Three Rivers Rod and Gun Club, Pathfinder Rod and Gun Club and a present member of Texas Lakeshore Rod and Gun Club. He was also an avid NASCAR fan. Markwas a Teamster with Local # 317 for 20 years and drove for Red Star, APA Transport and New Penn. He taught CDL driving at Oswego County BOCES and co-owned Manning’s Café and Cabins in Port Ontario for 22 years with his wife. Mark retired as maintenance chief from the Town of Scriba. Mark is survived by his wife Diane (Dee) Luczak Manning of Oswego their daughter Barbara (Jose Reynaga) Clark – Reynaga of Oswego, adopted son Gregory Manning of Central Square, step daughter Deborah Cimilluca of New Haven, grandchildren Zachary Clark, Colin Clark Valeria, Anthony (AJ), and Brittany Cimilluca, and great grandson Spencer Cimilluca. In addition to his parents he was predeceased by his son John (Jay) Luczak 2nd. In lieu of flowers donations in Mark’s name may be sent to the Oswego County Humane Society at 29 W. Seneca St. Oswego NY 13126. Per Mark’s request there will be no calling hours. He had a living wake prior to his passing. The Sugar Scanlon Funeral Home, 147 W. 4th St. Oswego is in care of the arrangements.
November 24, 2019
Florence A. “Fragale” Hutchinson, 90; formerly of Oswego passed away peacefully Sunday at St. Joseph’s Hospital, Syracuse. Florence was born in Oswego, NY to the late Samuel and Catherine (Chalone) Fragale. She had been a lifetime resident until recently moving to Sunnyside Nursing Home to be closer to her family. Florence retired from Sealright Co., Fulton after 44 years of service. She loved shopping, playing BINGO and betting on the horses. Florence is survived by her devoted daughter Christine Hollister of Baldwinsville, NY; sibling: Lawrence (Nancy) Fragale of Schenectady, NY; sister-in-law Linda Lee Fragale; 2 grandchildren: Matthew and wife Nicole Hollister and Stephanie Hollister and fiancée Chaz, great grandchildren: Kendal Woodworth, Dominick Hollister, and Alyssa Chapman and several nieces and nephews. She was pre-deceased by her brother Louis Fragale in 2019. Calling hours will be held Monday from 10:00 to Noon in the Sugar Funeral Home, Inc., 224 W. 2nd St. S., Fulton. A Funeral Service will be immediately following at Noon Monday with Rev. Guy Baccaro officiating. Burial with a committal service will be held in St. Peter’s Cemetery, Oswego
November 22, 2019
Margaret “Peg” (McKenney) Williams, 82; passed away early Friday morning at Morningstar Care Center, Oswego, NY. Peg was born in Syracuse, NY to the late James and Lauretta (Hurley) McKenney. She remained a resident of the area for most of her life having graduated from St. Anthony’s School in Syracuse. She continued her education at Buffalo State where she met her beloved husband William J. Williams. They married in 1959 and recently celebrated their 60th Wedding Anniversary in September. Later, Peg returned to college and completed her education at SUNY Oswego having received a Bachelors in Art. In addition to raising their 5 children: Christopher (Veronica) Williams of Fulton, Cynthia (Walter) Ciesla of Oswego, Maria (David) Johnson of Oswego, Eileen (Steven) Richardson of Phoenix, and Joseph (Karen) Williams of Watertown; Peg worked as the bookkeeper for her husband’s dental practice and a substitute teacher for the Fulton School District. She was a communicant of Holy Trinity Church, Fulton. Peg was an avid walker and enjoyed being a member of the YMCA Folks March completing over 150 miles. She was also a devoted Grandmother to their 11 grandchildren. Peg loved to travel and especially enjoyed trips (Girls Weekends,) with her sister Kathleen Orzell (who preceded her in death) and her dear friend Carol. Peg was also pre-deceased by her brother James McKenney and her beloved dog Bella. A Funeral Service will be held 9:30 AM Tuesday at Holy Trinity Church where a mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated by Rev. Joseph Scardella. Burial will be held privately. Calling hours will be conducted 4:00 to 7:00 PM Monday at the Sugar Funeral Home, Inc., 224 W. 2nd St. S., Fulton. Contributions in Honor of Peg may be made to the Oswego YMCA, Paws across Oswego County and/or Morningstar Care Center, Oswego.
November 21, 2019
Beverly Howle, 79; of Fulton passed away at St. Joseph’s Hospital, Syracuse after a long illness. She was born in Fulton to the late Dorothy Rebeor Howle. Beverly retired from Owens Illinois, Phoenix, NY. She was devoted to the daily mass at Holy Family Church for many years. Beverly is survived by several cousins. Funeral Services will be held privately. Burial will be in St. Mary’s Cemetery, Fulton. There will be no calling hours. The Sugar Funeral Home, Inc., 224 W. 2nd St. S., Fulton has care of the arrangements.