April 5, 2018
Kimberley A. McAllister, 61, of Oswego died Thursday April 5, 2018 in the Oswego Hospital. She was born in Ogdensburg the daughter of James and Marlene (Higgins) McAllister. Kimberley enjoyed gardening and listening to music. She was predeceased by her husband George Swett. Kimberley is survived by her children Nate Swett of Oswego, Travis Swett of Oswego Liberty Mauch of Oswego, Autumn Swett of Albany, and 11 grandchildren. Services and burial will be private. The arrangements are in the care of the Sugar & Scanlon Funeral Home.
March 27, 2018
Evelyn I. Johnson, 91; of Fulton passed away peacefully at Seneca Hill Manor, Volney. She was born in Binghamton, NY to the late Norris and Evelyn (Murray) Hoyt. Mrs. Johnson resided in Canada during her elementary and high school years moving back to the United States to finish her senior year. She remained a resident of Fulton for most of her life. She was past employed with Koski Insurance, Fulton. Mrs. Johnson was a member of Catholic Daughters Court Pere LeMoyne. Mrs. Johnson is survived by her husband of 70 years Al Johnson of Fulton, 4 children: James Johnson, Barbara Johnson Ouimet, Richard Johnson and Mary Beth (Richard) Johnson all of Fulton, 5 grandchildren: Jennifer (Timothy) Phillips, Gretchen (Stephen) Zoeller, Laurie (Charles) Smith, Daniel Johnson, and Erika Johnson, 9 great grandchildren: Courtney, Alexa, Timothy, Madison, Kristopher, Jacob, Tyler, Tucker and Wesley, great great grandson: Liam and several nieces and nephews. Mrs. Johnson was pre-deceased by her brother and sister-in-law Arnold and Alma Hoyt and grandson Christopher Lee. Funeral Services will be held 11:00 AM Monday at Holy Trinity Church, Fulton where a mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated by Rev. Joseph Scardella. Burial will be held at St. Mary’s Cemetery, Fulton. Calling hours will be conducted 9:30 to 10:30 AM Monday in the Sugar Funeral Home, Inc., 224 W. 2nd St. S. Fulton. Contributions may be made to St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis,
March 24, 2018
Dorothy M. Ukleya, 93; of Hannibal, NY passed away Saturday at Oswego Hospital, Oswego, NY. She was born in Hannibal to the late George and Corine (Earle) Stock. She remained a life resident of Hannibal, NY. Mrs. Ukleya was past employed with Davis’ Orchard, Red Creek Hotel, and the Hannibal American Legion. She was a founding member of the I.O.B. Club, Martville, NY. She was also a former member of the Hannibal American Legion Auxiliary, and the Red Creek Conservation Club. Mrs. Ukleya was an avid poker player and had a group meet at her home to play once a week. She was pre-deceased by her son Larry Ukleya, granddaughter Marcia Ukleya and siblings: Gloria Reed, Jake Stock and Gordon Stock. Mrs. Ukleya is survived by her 3 children: Joan Ukleya of Hannibal, Joseph (Loretta) Ukleya of Hannibal, and Ronald (Lorraine) Ukleya of CA, daughter-in-law: Margaret Ukleya of Hannibal, 6 grandchildren, 11 great grandchildren, 3 great great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. Calling hours will be held 4:00 to 6:00 PM Thursday at the Sugar Funeral Home, Inc., 224 W. 2nd St. S., Fulton with a Funeral Service following at 6:00 PM officiated by Rev. George DeMass. Burial will be held in the spring at Fairdale Cemetery, Hannibal, NY.
March 21, 2018
Celeste T. LiVoti, 61; of New Haven passed away peacefully Wednesday at her home with her husband by her side. She was born in Oswego, NY to the late Joseph and Marie (Meunier) Robbins. Celeste was past employed at Nestles, Fulton, NY. She enjoyed gardening, cooking and making crafts. Celeste is survived by her husband of 40 years Joseph A. LiVoti Jr. of New Haven; their daughters: Cherie Fishking of OH, and Melissa Fielding of VA, 4 sisters: Marilyn St. Onge of Fulton, Shirley Nettles of Fulton, Joanne Scott of Fulton, and Yvette Peter of Pulaski; 2 brothers: Herbert “Rob” Robbins of GA, and David Robbins of Fulton, 2 grandchildren: Keeley and Grady Fishking and several nieces and nephews. Celeste was pre-deceased by her brother Michael Robbins. Calling hours will be held 4:00 to 6:00 PM Wednesday at the Sugar Funeral Home, Inc., 224 W. 2nd St. S., Fulton with a Memorial Service to follow at 6:00 PM in the funeral home officiated by Deacon Nicholas Alvaro. Burial will be held in the spring at St. Mary’s Cemetery, Fulton. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Upstate Foundation, Inc./Golisano Children’s Hospital; 750 E. Adams St. CAB326, Syracuse, NY 13210; FDN@upstate.edu
March 21, 2018
Evelyn G. Vanderhaden, 76; of Fulton passed away peacefully Wednesday at home. She was the daughter of the late Morris and Sophie (Carey) McCann. Mrs. Vanderhaden was a lifetime resident of Fulton. She was past employed with General Electric, Syracuse, Carrier Corp, Tops and the Fulton City School District as a School Crossing Guard. Mrs. Vanderhaden was an active volunteer for many years having been a BINGO worker, Eucharist Minister, Bazaar worker and a Minister for the Shut-In Program for both Holy Family, and Holy Trinity Churches. She also volunteered as A.L. Lee Memorial Hospital for several years. Mrs. Vanderhaden was a member of the Catholic Daughters Court Pere LeMoyne, Holy Trinity Golden Agers and Altar Rosary Society. She was pre-deceased by her husband Donald Vanderhaden in 1994, her brother Morris McCann Jr., and niece and nephew: Carolyn and Morris McCann. Mrs. Vanderhaden is survived by her 2 children: Mary Ann (Robert Jr.) Kimball of Fulton, and Robert (Angie) Vanderhaden of Fulton, 1 sister: Mary Jane (Richard) Lower of Oswego, 5 grandchildren: Bobbiejo, Monica (Ron), and Robert, Kimball, and Angelisa, and Robert Vanderhaden, 8 great grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews. Funeral Services will be held Monday 9:00 AM at Holy Trinity Church where a mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated by Rev. Joseph Scardella.
Burial will be held in the spring at St. Mary’s Cemetery, Fulton. Calling hours will be conducted 1:00 to 4:00 PM Sunday at the Sugar Funeral Home, Inc., 224 W. 2nd St. S., Fulton.
March 16, 2018
Alfred E Crook Jr., 79, of Seward St., Fulton died Friday March 16, 2018 at his daughter’s home in Scriba. He was born in Fulton the son of the late Alfred and Mareon (Goman) Crook Sr. Mr. Crook retired for Armstrong World Industries, Fulton as a quality control inspector. Mr. Crook was predeceased by his wife Judith Crook, December 25, 2017. He was a very loving father and grandfather, and enjoyed spending time with his family. Mr. Crook is survived by his children Mary (Tom) Hitchcock of Scriba, Susan (Tim) Reitz of Scriba, Patrick (Shannon) Crook of Fulton, grandchildren Jon (Kelly) Reitz, Michael (Salme Cook) Hitchcock, Eric (Jennifer Snow) Hitchcock, Matthew (Anna McNamara) Reitz, Christie (Zachary) Love, Kayleigh Crook, Corey (Amber Spiddle) Crook, and two great grandchildren Evelyn Love, and Edon Ademi. Mr. Crook is also survived by his siblings Brenda (Richard) Tetro of Cleveland, NY, William (Nancy) Crook of Fulton, and John (Rita) Crook of Wolcott. Services and burial will be private. The arrangements are in the care of the Sugar & Scanlon Funeral Home, 147 W. 4th. St., Oswego, NY.
March 12, 2018
Anna M. Pederson, 79; of Fulton passed away peacefully after a long illness at Morningstar Care Center, Oswego. She was born in Fulton, NY to the late Philip and Nancy (Zaia) Monforte. Mrs. Pederson remained a resident of Fulton for most of her life. She was past employed with the Carthage School System as a Teacher and the Fulton Consolidated School System where she worked for 13 years as a Teacher’s Aide. Anna loved the outdoors, especially the Adirondacks. She and her husband Brian took their honeymoon in Blue Mountain Lake, Hamilton County. They continued to visit the Adirondacks throughout their marriage vacationing at their camp located on Main Street near Hollywood Hills Road on First Lake with their family over the next 58 years. As a couple they were avid in biking, boating, swimming, and hiking. Anna and Brian also enjoyed wintering in Florida for 20+ years. She is survived by her husband of 58.5 years Brian J. Pederson of Fulton, their children: Patricia (Rich Heffernan) Pederson of DeRuyder, NY; Gerhardt (Cathy) Pederson of PA, Neil (Karen) Pederson of MA, and Christine (David Meeker) Pederson of Fulton, 13 grandchildren, 7 great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. Anna was pre-deceased by her sister Mary Ann Myers. A Memorial Service will be celebrated 10:00 AM Saturday at the Sugar Funeral Home, Inc., 224 W. 2nd St. S., Fulton with Deacon Nicholas Alvaro. Burial will be held in the spring at St. Mary’s Cemetery, Fulton.
March 11, 2018
Samuel Sugar, 87, of Oswego died Sunday March 11, 2018 in St. Luke Health Services, Oswego. Mr. Sugar was born in Oswego the son of the late Joseph and Josephine (Peraino) Sugar. He retired from the IBEW Local #328 and #43 after working at the nuclear plants, steam station, and many local construction sites, as an electrician. Mr. Sugar served in the United States Army during the Korean War. He was a former member of the Dante Alighieri Lodge # 436, and the Golden Age. He was a communicant of St. Joseph Church, Oswego, a member of the Blue Line Club, and he enjoyed attending Oswego State’s sporting events, especial hockey. Mr. Sugar is survived by his loving wife of 65 years Kay Sugar of Oswego, and their children Samuel J. Sugar of Oswego, Linda M. Sugar of Syracuse, grandson Christopher Sugar of Oswego, brother Phillip Sugar of PA. He was predeceased by his brothers Joseph and John Sugar. Funeral services will be conducted Thursday 10:00 AM 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 March 14, 2018 from 4:00 – 6:00 PM at the Sugar & Scanlon Funeral Home, 147 W. 4th. St. Oswego
Colleen Lightaul, 51, of Scriba died Friday March 9, 2018 in Crouse Hospital, Syracuse. She was born in Oneida the daughter of Bonnie Bartlett of Oneida, and the late David Bartlett Sr., she has been a resident of Oswego for the past three years. Colleen enjoyed spending time playing with her cats. In addition to her mother she is survived by her children Tiffany Warren of Oswego, Bonnie Lightaul of Oswego, Alan Lightaul of Canastota, Cassandra Lightaul of Watkins Glen, Courtney Lightaul of Watkins Glen, grandchildren Jeremy, Sandra, Jeremy, Cory, and her sister Greta Robinson of Rome, and several nieces and nephews. Colleen was predeceased by her brother David Bartlett Jr. Services and burial will be private. The arrangements are in the care of the Sugar & Scanlon Funeral Home, 147 W. 4th. St.
March 9, 2018
William V. Black, 93; formerly of Fulton and recently of Rochester, NY passed away peacefully at The Shore Winds Nursing Home Rochester, NY. Mr. Black was born in Texas, NY to the late Peter and Florence (Thompson) Black. He grew up in Mexico, NY and spent most of his life (57 years) in Fulton, NY. He has lived in Rochester, NY for the last 10 years. Mr. Black was a United States Veteran having served during WWII. He retired in 1983 from Carrier Corp., Syracuse; where he had worked as an R&D technician. Mr. Black was a past member of the Fulton Garden Club. He loved camping and playing golf. He was pre-deceased by his wife of 55 years Doris (Willis) Black in 2001, 3 brothers and 1 sister. Mr. Black is survived by 4 children: Corlene Porter of MA, Gregory Black of FL and NY, David Black of NC, Robert Black of NC, and companion Sally Baechle of NY, 10 grandchildren, 8 great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. Graveside Services will be held in the spring at Mexico Cemetery, Mexico, NY. The Sugar Funeral Home, Inc., 224 W. 2nd St. S. Fulton has care of the arrangements.