January 25, 2016
Elizabeth “Betty” Jane (Trepasso) St. Onge, 79; of Fulton passed away peacefully Monday at Oswego Hospital, Oswego, NY. She was born to the late Gabriel and Jane (Mangano) Trepasso. Mrs. St. Onge has been a resident of Fulton all of her life. She retired in 1993 as a Continuing Property Records Coordinator from Alltel Telephone Co., Fulton after 24 years of service. Mrs. St. Onge was a past communicant of Holy Family Church, Fulton and a member of the Holy Family Altar Rosary Society and Golden Agers. She was a current communicant of Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church, Minetto, NY and a member of Holy Trinity Golden Agers. Mrs. St. Onge was pre-deceased by her infant son Steven Michael St. Onge in 1966, and her brother Anthony Trepasso. She is survived by her husband of 60 years Francis St. Onge of Fulton, their 4 children: Deborah (Bob Siglin) Roehm of Endicott, NY; Lynne (Dave Chesbrough) Parkhurst of Oswego, NY; James (Debbie) St. Onge of St. Augustine, FL, and Joseph (Kim Wood) St. Onge of Fulton, brother Thomas (Barbara) Trepasso of Fulton, 9 grandchildren: Andrew Parkhurst, Scott Roehm, Evan Roehm, Keith St. Onge, Steven St. Onge, Tanya LeMessurier, Danielle St. Onge, Desiree St. Onge, and Marissa St. Onge; 4 step grandsons: Joshua Martin, Jeremy Martin, Shaun Martin, and Zachery Martin; 12 great grandchildren, 2 step great grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews. Funeral Services will be conducted 10:00 AM Friday at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church, Minetto where a mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated by Rev. Robert Stephenson. Burial will be held in the spring at St. Mary’s Cemetery, Fulton. Calling hours will be held Thursday from 4:00 to 7:00 PM at the Sugar Funeral Home, Inc., 224 W. 2nd St. S. Fulton. Contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society 6725 Lyons Street, PO Box 7 East Syracuse, NY 13057-0007 or the American Heart Association 2 Clinton Square Suite 305 Syracuse, NY 13202.
January 24, 2016
Joseph Arcadi, 60; of Fulton passed away Monday at Oswego Hospital, Oswego. Mr. Arcadi was born in Fulton the son of Marion Arcadia of Fulton, and the late Peter Arcadi. He worked at the Phoenix School District, Fulton Consolidated School District and Cayuga Community College, Fulton; where he served as Custodian. Mr. Arcadi enjoyed bowling, golfing and drawing. Mr. Arcadi is survived by his wife of 34 years Diane Arcadi of Fulton, his mother Marion Arcadi of Fulton, siblings: Peter (Ginger) Arcadi of Rochester, NY; Doreen (Teri) Arcadi of Fulton, Jim Arcadi of Rochester, NY; Lisa Arcadi of Fulton, and several nieces, nephews, great nieces and great nephews. Funeral Services and Burial will be held in the spring. There will be no calling hours. The Sugar Funeral Home, Inc., 224 West Second St. S. Fulton has care of the arrangements.
January 21, 2016
Frances “Fran” Perth, 93; of Mexico passed away peacefully Thursday at Seneca Hill Manor, Volney, NY. She was born in Syracuse, NY to the late Orra and Sadie (Shepard) Bailey. Mrs. Perth has been a resident of Mexico, NY for most of her life. She worked for Armstrong Co., Fulton and retired after 40 years of service. She and her husband then opened Red Wind Mill Antiques, Vermillion, NY and continued to successfully own and operate the business for several years. Mrs. Perth’s passion was anything old and vintage. She loved to share her knowledge of the past and in her later years she became best known for her knowledge of postcards and the history of her local surroundings. Mrs. Perth also enjoyed contributing to select causes that would directly help people in need. She was pre-deceased by her devoted husband Walter Perth in 1989, and 7 siblings: Ward, Donald, Glen, Earl, Luava, Margaret and Betty. Mrs. Perth is survived by her brother-in-law: William Salmonsen of Clay, NY, nephew: James (Jackie) Salmonsen of Volney, NY, nieces: Lisa Mikos of Canadaigua, NY, Elaine DeLong of Palermo, NY and several nieces, nephews, great nieces, and great nephews. Calling hours will be conducted Tuesday from 3:00 to 5:00 PM at the Sugar Funeral Home, Inc. 224 W. 2nd St. S., Fulton. A Graveside Service and Burial will be held in the spring at Vermillion Cemetery, Vermillion, and NY.
January 16, 2016
Jeffery Gorton, 76; of Fulton passed away Saturday at Oswego Hospital. He was born in Fulton to the late Philip and Agnes (Plumber) Gorton. Mr. Gorton remained a lifetime resident of Fulton. He was a graduate of Fulton High School, where he was a Varsity Letterman in Football, Basketball, and Baseball. Mr. Gorton received a scholarship to play Football at Ithaca College. He transferred home to Oswego State University when his Dad passed. He was a team member of the Oswego State University 1960 Division III Championship Basketball Team. Mr. Gorton graduated Oswego State University of NY with both a Bachelor and Master Degree and then he continued his studies and received a Certificate of Administration. He later retired from the Education System after working as a History Teacher and Vice Principal for Emerson J. Dillon Middle School, Phoenix School District, Phoenix NY, and Principal with Pennellville School District and Elm Street School, Phoenix, NY. Mr. Gorton was also a past Athletic Director at the Fulton YMCA. He was pre-deceased by his wife Helaine Gorton in June 2013. Mr. Gorton is survived by his 3 children: Michael Gorton of Fulton, David (Kim) Gorton of Volney, and Christopher (Lauren) Gorton of Longwood, FL, 2 sisters: Rosemary Scott, Glenda (Joe) Abbate both of Fulton, 2 grandchildren: Hunter Gorton of CA, Tanner (Kassidy) Gorton of Fulton, great grandchild Briella Gorton and several nieces and nephews. A Graveside Service will be held in the spring at Mt. Adnah Cemetery, Fulton. Arrangements are in the care of Sugar Funeral Home, Inc., 224 West Second St. S. Fulton. Contributions may be made to the Fulton Knee High Basketball C/O Shawn Broderick, Fulton War Memorial, 609 W. Broadway, Fulton, NY 13069.
January 3, 2016
Gene M. Etchie, 79; of Fulton passed away at Oswego Hospital after a brief illness. He was born in Syracuse, NY to the late Freeman and Eleanor (Michaud) Etchie. Mr. Etchie was a longtime resident of Fulton until moving to Old Forge, NY where he resided for 30+ years. He was past employed with Container Corporation of America, Fulton. Mr. Etchie was a past member of the Knights of Columbus, Fulton and communicant of Immaculate Conception Church, Fulton where he volunteered at BINGO and the Church Bazaars. He was a past participant of the Fulton Men’s Hockey Team and he continued his volunteerism and participation in church and civic activities while living in Old Forge, NY. Mr. Etchie is survived by his children: Kathleen (Samuel) Vono of Fulton, NY; Nancy (Rick) Bush of Oswego, NY; Karel (Robert) Collette of Fort Ann, NY; Timothy Etchie of Syracuse, NY and Michael Etchie of Mexico, NY; 2 siblings: Daniel (Marion) Etchie of Little River, SC; and Carol (Howard) Tarolli of Liverpool, NY; 10 grandchildren: Carson, Spencer, Gabrielle, Maggie, Gina, Emily, Olivia, Quinn, Teddy, and Cooper, and several nieces and nephews. Funeral Services will be held 11:00 AM Saturday at Holy Trinity Church, Fulton where a mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated by Rev. James Schultz. Burial will be held in the spring at Mexico Cemetery, Mexico, NY. There will be no calling hours. Arrangements are in the care of the Sugar Funeral Home, Inc. 224 W. 2nd St. S. Fulton, NY. Donations may be made to the American Diabetes Association 6390 Fly Road 2nd Floor East Syracuse, NY 13057.
Michael A Solazzo, 73, of Oswego, died Sunday at his home with his family at his side. He was born in Oswego the son of the late Joseph and Concetta (Gambino) Solazzo Sr. He worked with the Laborers Local #214, Oswego and Laborers Local #633, Syracuse, for over 48 years. He was a member of the National Guard, the American Legion and VFW. He enjoyed hunting especially with his relatives at the family hunting cabin in the Southern Tier. Mike is survived by his son Matthew Solazzo of Oswego, sisters Frances Solazzo and Anna Fitzsimmons both of Oswego, his grandson Mark Solazzo of Oswego, and several nieces, and nephews. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his son Mark Solazzo, and siblings Nicholas, Tony, Dominick, Joseph, and John Solazzo, and Augustina Bendzunas, Connie Pelkey, Rose Solazzo, Mary Walsh and Jane Farfaglia. Funeral services will be Thursday at 11:00 a.m. in St. Joseph Church where a Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated. Burial will be in St. Peter’s Cemetery. Calling hours will be Wednesday from 3:00 – 5:00 p.m. at the Sugar Scanlon Funeral Home 147 W. 4th. St Oswego.
January 1, 2016
James L. Bechtel, 51, of Scriba died Friday January 1, 2016 at his home. He was born in Oswego the son of Virginia Bechtel of Oswego and the late Paul H. Bechtel Sr. Mr. Bechtel was a past member of the Scriba Volunteer Fire Department. He is survived by his son James. R. Bechtel and his mother Rochelle Lewis both of Parish; his brothers Paul (Renee) Bechtel Jr. of FL., Robert (Jolene) Bechtel of Mexico; his fiancée Karen Abbott and her son Justin Abbott both of Scriba, and nieces and nephews. A celebration of James life will be Saturday from 12:00 until 3:00 p.m. at the Scriba Fire Hall. The arrangements are in the care of the Sugar & Scanlon Funeral Home 147 West 4th St. Oswego, NY 13126.
December 24, 2015
Sarah Canale, 89, of Oswego died Thursday December 24, 2015 in St. Luke Health Services, Oswego. She worked for General Electric in Syracuse, before going to work for NYS as a secretary of the psychiatric department at University Hospital. She was predeceased by her husband Joseph Canale in 2003. Mrs. Canale is survived by her loving children Christopher Canale of Oswego, and Catherine (Mitchell) Smith of E. Syracuse, and her beloved grandchildren Michael and Christina Smith. Funeral Services will be held Tuesday at 10:30 from the Sugar & Scanlon Funeral Home, Oswego, and 11:00 a.m. at St. Mary’s Church, Oswego, where a Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated. Burial will in St. Peter’s Cemetery, Oswego. Calling hours will be conducted Tuesday 9:00 to 10:00 a.m. at the Sugar & Scanlon Funeral Home 147 West 4th St. Oswego, NY 13126.
Berneice Brewer 91, of Oswego died Thursday December 24, 2015 in Seneca Hill Manor. She was born in Oneida Castle, NY the daughter of the late John and Ruby (Bradley) Serviss. Mrs. Brewer retired from Nestle’s in 1986. She is survived by her loving daughters Sandy Chalone of Minetto, and Kelly Fleming of Rome, and her brother Richard (Barbara) Serviss of TX and 5 grandchildren, and one great grandchild, and 3 great great grandchildren. She was predeceased by her grandson Michael Krawczyk, and siblings June Bullock and Donald Serviss. Funeral services will be Monday 6:00 p.m. at the Sugar Scanlon Funeral Home, Oswego. Spring burial will be in the Minetto Cemetery. Calling hours will be Monday 4:00 to 6:00 p.m. prior to the funeral service at the funeral home 147 W. 4th. St. Oswego, NY.
December 23, 2015
Jane Meier, 92; of Fulton passed away peacefully surrounded by her loving family after a brief illness. Mrs. Meier was born in Fulton, NY to the late Daniel and Mary (Cherniak) Lagodich. Mrs. Meier was a resident of CA for 25 years prior to moving to Fulton where she lived for most of her life until recently moving in with her daughter at her New Haven, NY home. Mrs. Meier owned and operated Crowning Glory, Fulton. She was pre-deceased by her husband John H. Meier, son Daniel Meier, siblings: Ann Higgins, Jessie Lagodich, John Lagodich, and Daniel Lagodich and great granddaughter Kayla Morrell. Mrs. Meier is survived by her daughter and son-in-law Debra and Joseph Mazzoli of Oswego, NY, son John C. Meier of CA, 1 brother William Lagodich, 5 grandchildren: Chris Morrell of SC, Danielle Morrell of CA, Jessica Meier of CA, Nicole Reynolds of CA, Dustin Meier of OR, 3 great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. A graveside service will be held 11:00 AM Wednesday at Mt. Adnah Cemetery with Rev. Harold Avery officiating. The Sugar Funeral Home, Inc., 224 W. 2nd St. S. Fulton has care of the arrangements. The family would like to give a special thank you to Jane’s caregivers: Rachel, Nicole, Noreen and Rebecca.