March 20, 2017
Helen L. “Aunt Helen” Bayley, 92; of Fulton passed away peacefully at Oswego Hospital, Oswego. She was born June 2nd 1924 to the late Watson and Margaret (Holmes) Brown of Fulton. She remained a lifetime resident of Fulton. Aunt Helen worked many years as a self-employed Private Duty Nurse’s Aide. She was a past member of the Fulton Historical Society, and a volunteer with the Salvation Army. Aunt Helen loved antiques and she would go antiquing and she dabbled as a part-time antique dealer. She enjoyed travelling with her niece Phyllis and her husband Jim for many years. There are many fond memories of drinks at the Pebble Beach Club, winning at the casinos in Las Vegas, NV; and attending several shows through the years. They were like the “three musketeers.” Helen was pre-deceased by her husband Francis Bayley, 2 siblings: Herbert Brown and Marjorie Brown Terramiggi. She is survived by her niece and longtime caregiver Phyllis Brown Utick of Fulton, and several great nieces and great nephews. Funeral Services will be held 2 PM Wednesday at the Sugar Funeral Home, Inc., 224 W. 2nd St. S. Fulton with Rev. Moritz Fuchs officiating. Burial will be held in the spring at St. Mary’s Cemetery, Fulton. Calling hours will be conducted 1:00 to 2:00 PM Wednesday at the Sugar Funeral Home, Inc., Fulton. In lieu of flowers Aunt Helen chose the following to be considered for donations: Oswego County Humane Society 29 W. Seneca St., Oswego, NY 13126; Oswego County Animal Welfare League PO Box 4, Oswego, NY 13126; and the Parkinson Foundation 1359 Broadway Rm. 1509, NY, NY 10018. The family of Aunt Helen would like to extend their sincerest thanks to: the staff at Bishop Commons, and St. Luke Health Services and especially to the 3rd FL. nurses and Dr. Udekwu at the Oswego Hospital for their kind and compassionate care that she received during this difficult time.
March 17, 2017
Darrin C. Guernsey Sr., 52; of Fulton passed away unexpectedly Friday, March 17, 2017. He was born in Fulton to the late Clifford and Norma (Lepine) Guernsey. Mr. Guernsey remained a lifetime resident of Fulton. He was employed with McGrann Paper, Liverpool, NY as a tow motor operator. Mr. Guernsey was an avid outdoorsman. He enjoyed mowing the lawn, hunting, and snowmobiling. Mr. Guernsey also enjoyed tending to his son and daughter-in-law’s Christmas Tree Farm. He is survived by his wife of 30 years Michelle Guernsey of Fulton, their son Darrin (Rachael) Guernsey Jr., of Fulton, 2 siblings: Gary (Lisa) Guernsey of Fulton, and Debbie (Jim) Wells of Fulton, 2 grandchildren: Genevieve and Quinn, and several nieces and nephews. There will be no funeral service. Calling hours will be conducted 4:00 to 6:00 PM Thursday at the Sugar Funeral Home, Inc., 224 W. 2nd St. S., Fulton. Burial will be held privately.
March 18, 2017
Daniel Feliciano Acevedo, 41; of Scriba, NY passed away Saturday at home. He was born in Utuado, Puerto Rico. Daniel has been a resident of Scriba, NY for a little over 10 years. He worked as a laborer for A. Ferlito Farms, Oswego, NY. Daniel was pre-deceased by his mother Josefina Feliciano in 2014, and his nephew Benjamin Jimenez Feliciano in 2013. He is survived by his wife Luz Marquez of Scriba, NY, father Higinio Feliciano of Fulton, 6 children: Elaine Feliciano of Oswego, Daniel Feliciano of Fulton, Yamaira Feliciano of Puerto Rico, Joel Feliciano of Scriba, NY, Carlos Feliciano of Oswego, NY; Yasmin Martinez of Syracuse, NY; 4 siblings: Esmeralda Feliciano, Jose Javier Feliciano, Yesenia Feliciano and DiMayra Feliciano all of Fulton, 6 grandchildren: Yarelis Jayde, Isabella, Braylin, Yandriel, and Ivy and several nieces and nephews. Calling hours will be held from 2:00-3:00 PM Friday; followed by a 3 PM funeral service at the Sugar Funeral Home, Inc., 224 W. 2nd St. S., Fulton with Pastor Paul Reynoso officiating. Burial will be held in the spring at Mt. Adnah Cemetery.
March 12, 2017
Joseph J. Simon, 70, of Fulton died Sunday March 12, 2017 in University Hospital, Syracuse. He was born in Fulton where he remained a resident. He worked for Sealright and Huhtamaki where he retired from the maintenance department. Mr. Simon served in the United States Marine Corp, during the Vietnam War, he was a recipient of the Purple Heart. He was a member of the VFW Post #569. He was predeceased by his father Roselli Simon. Mr. Simon is survived by his children Richard (Maureen) Simon of Liverpool, Joseph Simon of Liverpool, Adam Simon of Fulton, Alysia Cunningham of NC, Joshua Simon of Fulton, his mother Maria Simon of Fulton, his brother Roselli “Rusty” (Marie) Simon of CT, his girlfriend of 16 years Linda Munson of Central Square, and 8 grandchildren. Funeral services and burial will be private. The arrangements are in the care of the Sugar Funeral Home Inc., 224 W. 2nd. St. Fulton. Contributions may be made in Mr. Simon’s name to the Volunteer Services, VA Hospital, 800 Irving Ave., Syracuse, NY 13210
March 7, 2017
Joseph J. Paeno, 72; of Oswego, NY passed away at his home after a long illness. Mr. Paeno was born in Oswego, NY. He has remained a lifetime resident of Oswego. In his earlier years, Mr. Paeno was an altar boy at St. Joseph’s Church and he was involved the church sporting events, plays and many other activities. Mr. Paeno was past employed as a Meat Cutter for Bosco and Geers, Oswego. He was an avid fisherman and worked as a Charter Boat Captain of the Ambassador. Mr. Paeno was a licensed mechanic and he owned and operated Joe’s Sunoco Gas Station, Oswego. He also snowplowed for many city residents for several years. Mr. Paeno retired from the Oswego City Fire Department, Oswego where he served from 1967-1990 as a firefighter and a member of the Oswego Fire Department Dive Team. Mr. Paeno ran a drift boat on the Oswego River and he was the recipient of an award in recognition for an Act of Heroism in the Oswego River in January 1986. Family time was always important to he and his wife. They enjoyed watching him race from 1973 to the mid-eighties driving the super modified cars at the Oswego Speedway where he was known as “Fireman Joe Paeno,” and with ISMA where they travelled the northeast to race. Mr. Paeno and his wife were also avid supporters of their daughters with their individual activities. The family has lots of memories of travelling to ice skating events where they watched and cheered their daughters while they competed. He was pre-deceased by his father John Paeno, and his brother-in-law Harold Roe. Mr. Paeno is survived by his wife of 48 years Jackie Paeno of Oswego, mother Mayme C. Paeno of Oswego, daughters: Tonya Paeno of FL, Tracy (Craig Soper) Paeno-Rigby of Oswego and his brother John (Lynn) Paeno of Oswego, his sister Joanne (Don) Teifke of Mexico, and the light of his life grandson Tyler Joseph Rigby who loving called Mr. Paeno “Pop.” He is also survived by several nieces and nephews. Funeral Service will be held 10:00 AM Saturday at St. Joseph’s Church, Oswego. Spring burial will be held in North Scriba Union Cemetery, Scriba, NY. Calling hours will be conducted 4:00 to 7:00 PM Friday at the Sugar & Scanlon Funeral Home 147 W. 4th St., Oswego, NY.
February 25, 2017
Millie LaBeef, 65; of Fulton, NY passed away peacefully Saturday at Michaud Residential Health Services, Fulton. Funeral Services for Millie LaBeef and her husband Joseph LaBeef who pre-deceased her in 2016 will be conducted 11:00 AM Saturday, March 11th at All Saints Episcopal Church, Fulton. Burial will be held in All Saints Episcopal Church Forever Garden, Fulton. The Sugar Funeral Home, Inc., 224 W. 2nd St. S. Fulton has care of the arrangements
February 25, 2017
Helen R. Valler of Fulton passed away at Michaud Residential Health Services, Fulton. She was born in Brockville, Canada to the late Kenneth and Violet (Graham) Sherman. Mrs. Valler has been a lifetime resident of Pulaski, NY before coming to Fulton to live in 2015. She retired from Lincoln Bank, Pulaski, NY after several years of service as a bookkeeper and teller. Mrs. Valler was a past member of the Eastern Star, Red Hat Ladies and the Lincoln Bank Retirees. She was pre-deceased by her husband George Valler, her sister Beulah Huxter and her brother Clifton Sherman. Mrs. Valler is survived by her daughter and son-in-law Patricia and Charles Laginess of AL, and granddaughter Reenie and several nieces and nephews. Mrs. Valler will be buried privately at North Watertown Cemetery, Watertown, NY. A graveside service will be held in the spring at the convenience of the family. The Sugar Funeral Home, Inc., 224 W. 2nd St. S., Fulton has care of the arrangements.
February 25, 2017
Millie LaBeef, 65; of Fulton, NY passed away peacefully Saturday at Michaud Residential Health Services, Fulton. She was born in Syracuse, NY. Mrs. LaBeef has been a resident of Fulton for most of her life. She loved spending time with her grandchildren at home, school events and showing them support at their sports games. She enjoyed shopping with QVC and watching the program just for fun. Mrs. LaBeef was pre-deceased by her husband Joseph LaBeef in 2016, their son Michael LaBeef in 2006 and her siblings: David Smith and Linda Dumas. She is survived by her sons: Joseph (Mary) LaBeef of Fulton, Steven LaBeef of Fulton and 4 grandchildren: Kirby, Koda, Schyler, and Levi. Funeral Services and Burial for Joseph and Millie LaBeef will be held at the convenience of the family at All Saints Episcopal Church, Fulton and the All Saints Episcopal Church Forever Garden, Fulton. The Sugar Funeral Home, Inc., 224 W. 2nd St. S. Fulton has care of the arrangements
February 23, 2017
Michael L. Stewart, 55, of Fulton died Thursday February 23, 2017 at his home after a sudden attack. Michael was born in Syracuse the son of the late David and Agnes Margaret (McGuane) Stewart. Michael has been a lifetime resident of Fulton. He was employed with the Fulton City School District in the maintenance department. He was a member of Holy Trinity Church, Fulton. Mike was an avid Syracuse University sports fan. He is survived by his sister Marguerite (James) Lawless of NY, brothers Patrick (Susan) Stewart of Illinois, Walter Stewart of PA, Charles (Christine) Stewart of Arizona, and nieces and nephews. A Funeral Mass and burial will be at a later date to be announced. The arrangements are in the care of the Sugar Funeral Home Inc., 224 W. 2nd. St. S. Fulton.
February 21, 2017
Michael R. Rose, 66; of Volney, NY passed away Tuesday after a long illness at Oswego Hospital, Oswego NY. He was born in Fulton, NY to the late Howard and Sonia (Tugaw) Rose Sr. He has remained a lifetime resident of the Fulton and Volney areas. Mr. Rose was a United States Veteran having served in the Army from 1971-1973. He was known to his family and friends as someone who enjoyed being a hard worker. Mr. Rose was past employed with Nestles Co, Fulton. He owned and operated Mike’s Auto Repair, Volney for several years. Mr. Rose was a past member of the Fulton Elk’s Lodge, Pathfinder Rod & Gun Club, and the local American Legions. His favorite past times were eating, and he loved going out to eat. He also enjoyed snowmobiling, tow trucking, boating, traveling to his camps and using his RV. Mr. Rose is survived by his wife Ann Rose of Volney, NY; 5 children: Michael (Rebecca) Rose II of Oswego, NY, Melissa (David) Holmes of Fulton, NY; Heather (Ryan) Smith of Fulton, David Rose of Central Square, NY and Kimberly Rose of Fulton, NY; 4 siblings: Howard Rose Jr., of Baldwinsville, NY; Roxanne Ingleston of TX, Leslie Seeley of Rochester, NY; and Melody Ann Squitieri of FL, 6 grandchildren: Rachel, Caleb, Kaylee, Addison, Alexa, and Mikey III, and several nieces and nephews. Funeral Services will be held 7:00 PM Monday, February 27th at the Sugar Funeral Home, Inc., 224 W. 2nd St. S. Fulton, NY with Rev. John Coleman officiating. Burial will be held privately. Calling hours will be conducted 4:00 to 7:00 PM Monday at the Sugar Funeral Home, Inc., Fulton