Lawrence W. Carr

April 25, 2013

Lawrence W. Carr, 91, of Oswego died Thursday in Seneca Hill Manor. Mr. Carr was born in Lisbon, NH the son of the late Frank and Eva (Aldrich) Carr. Mr. Carr was a 58 year member of Local 545, Syracuse as an operating engineer, working are various construction sites. He enjoyed spending time at his camp in the Adirondack’s hunting and fishing. Mr. Carr served in the United States Army from 1942 until 1945 with 965 engineer’s battalion in Normandy, France.  He was predeceased by his son David Carr in 2002.  Mr. Carr is survived by his wife of seventy years Shirley Carr of Oswego, children Bill (Dorothy) Carr of Scriba, Thomas (JoAnn) Carr of Scriba, Darrell (Bobbi) Carr of Oswego, Donald (Julie) Carr of Hannibal, Ryan Carr of Fulton, and Darlene  Grey of NH, 19 grandchildren, and 30 great grandchildren. Funeral services and burial in Peck Cemetery will be private. Calling hours will be held Monday 4:00 – 7:00 p.m. at the Sugar & Scanlon Funeral Home 147 W. 4th. St. Oswego.

Clyde H. Osborne

April 25, 2013

Clyde H. Osborne, 65; of Fulton died Thursday at Oswego Hospital.  He was born in Fulton to the late Homer and Cassie (Ives) Osborne.  Mr. Osborne was a lifetime resident of Fulton.  He worked as a Meat Cutter with Ives Meat Market, Volney; and he was the Meat Room Manager at Tops, Fulton for several years.  Mr. Osborne later retired from the Town of Volney Highway Department.  He enjoyed watching car racing.  Mr. Osborne was pre-deceased by his siblings:  Bruce and Lois.  He is survived by his wife of 29 years:  Kathleen Osborne, of Fulton, 4 children:  Shawn, Wesley both of Fulton, Todd of Liverpool, NY and Debra (Shelly King) Dixon of Durhamville, NY, siblings:  Vance (Evelyn) Osborne of Baldwinsville, NY and Ellen Allen of Phoenix, NY; 5 grandchildren:  Jacob Osborn, Karlee (Taylor) Nichols, Nicholas Osborn, Cassie Osborne, and Isabella Osborne, 1 great grandchild:  Harper Nichols, and several nieces and nephews.  Funeral Services will be conducted 1:00 PM Sunday at Mt. Pleasant United Methodist Church, Volney, NY with Rev. David Grey officiating.  Burial will be held in Mt. Pleasant Cemetery.  Calling hours will be held 1:00 to 3:00 PM Saturday at the Sugar Funeral Home, Inc., 224 W. 2nd St. S., Fulton.

Spring Burial Albert Reitz


Albert  Reitz, 87; of Fulton will have a spring burial 9:00 AM, April23rd at St. Mary’s Cemetery, Fulton, NY with Deacon David Sweenie officiating.  Military Honors will be given by the Fulton VFW Post #569.  The Sugar Funeral Home, Inc., 224 W. 2nd St. S. Fulton has care of the arrangements.

James Neil Arnold

April 15, 2013

James Neil ArnoldJames Neil Arnold, 70, of Fulton, NY died on April 15, 2013 at Oswego Hospital following complications from multiple strokes.  Jim was born on April 7, 1943 to Liberty and Irene (Wilcox) Arnold in West Point, NY. He attended Fulton Schools and graduated from Fulton High School in 1960.  Jim participated in 4-H and Future Farmers of America and spent many summers at the Sandy Creek Fair and Camp Wabasso near Watertown, NY.  As a “country kid,” Jim’s chances of attending college were limited, but with grit and perseverance, inherited from his parents, he attended SUNY Morrisville and later transferred to Cornell University.  After graduating Cornell he worked briefly at Kodak in Rochester, NY then drove to Alaska in 1968.  He found work at a children’s center there, which sparked his lifelong interest in social work.  Jim met his wife in Alaska, married, and then earned his master’s degree in social work at the University of Nebraska.  After returning to Alaska, he worked for fourteen years in mental health centers in Anchorage and Wasilla.  In 1984, he and his family returned to Fulton, where he was employed by the Oswego County Mental Health Center, the Oswego County Correctional Facility, and Farnham, Inc.  In 2008, he retired from the mental health unit at St. Joseph’s Hospital, Syracuse, capping a 36-year career in the field of family counseling as a psychiatric social worker.  Jim was a devoted husband and father.  He deeply loved and relied on Mary, his wife of 43 years.  His two daughters, Autumn and Prairie were simply amazing to him and the greatest source of joy and pride.  Jim was close to his siblings and other members of his large extended family, and he truly appreciated the gifts of love, support and laughter they provided.  Although he appeared quiet and unassuming, he was a man of integrity, compassion, and deep insight who made a difference in many lives.  In both his work and his family life, Jim was also known for his sense of humor, his gentle sarcasm, and his ability to laugh at himself.  Jim is pre-deceased by his parents and infant daughter, Meadow.  He is survived by his wife the former Mary Levan, daughters: Autumn (John Kelley) Arnold of Madison, WI; Prairie (Jeffrey) Wessel of Baldwinsville, NY; brothers: Jack (Virginia) Arnold of Fulton, Duane (Roxanne) Arnold of Fulton, sister:  Christine (Dale) Dix of Fulton, Aunt Nancy (Wilcox) Hawthorne of Fulton, and many cousins, nieces and nephews.  Jim’s wife and children would like to invite family, friends, and colleagues to join them in celebrating Jim’s life Sunday, April 21st from 1:00 to 4:00 PM at Battle Island, State Route 48, Fulton, NY.  Burial will be held privately.  To support Jim’s love of the outdoors the Arnold family would request that donations be made to Friends of Great Bear c/o Fulton Family YMCA 715 W. Broadway, Fulton, NY 13069.  The Sugar Funeral Home, Inc., 224 W. 2nd St. S. Fulton has care of the arrangements.


Agnes Theresa Moraskie

April 15, 2013

Agnes Theresa Moraskie, 81; of Fulton died at St. Joseph’s Hospital, Syracuse.  She was born in Forestville, PA to the late Emmett and Mae (Slane) Reilly.  Mrs. Moraskie was a resident of Fulton for most of her life.  She graduated from Cass Township High School, and she retired from Nestles Co., Fulton after several years of service.  Mrs. Moraskie was a longtime member of the Toad Harbor Gun Club.  She was an accomplished trap shooter at both Toad Harbor and Pathfinder Gun Clubs.  Mrs. Moraskie was an avid bingo player.  She was pre-deceased by her siblings:  Jeanette Mulesky, Eleanor Hefforon, Mary Anne Oakill, and Patrick Reilly.  Mrs. Moraskie is survived by her brother John Reilly of PA, several nieces, nephews, and 40 year+ close friends Kathleen and Clyde Osborne and their son Todd Osborn and family.   Funeral Services will be conducted 11:15 AM Saturday at the Sugar Funeral Home, Inc., 224 W. 2nd St. S. Fulton with Rev. Stephen Wirkes officiating.  Calling hours will be conducted 10:00-11:15 AM Saturday in the Sugar Funeral Home, Inc. Burial with graveside service will be held Monday at 11:00 AM at St. Vincent de Paul No. 2 Cemetery, Branch Township, PA with Rev.    John Little officiating.  The Ductcavich Funeral Home, Minersville, PA., will have care of the graveside service.

Donald R. Brand

April 12, 2013

Donald R. BrandDonald R. Brand, 81; of Fulton died at St. Luke Health Services, Oswego.  He was born in Endicott, NY and he has been a resident of Fulton for most of his life.  Mr. Brand was a United States Veteran having served in the Army from 1952-1954.  He received the Army Occupation Medal and National Defense Service Medal.  Mr. Brand retired as a Mechanic having worked with the Syracuse Police Department, Syracuse for several years.  He was pre-deceased by his 1st wife Norma Brand in 1992.  Mr. Brand survived by his wife Carol Brand of Jamesville, NY and 6 children:  Kathy Hayden of Fulton, Karen M. Baker of Oswego, Donna J. Ingersoll of Fulton, Daniel R. Brand in NC, John E. Brand in Fulton, and Janine L. Brand in FL, 14 grandchildren, and several great grandchildren, nieces and nephews.  Graveside Services will be held 3:00 PM Thursday at Jacksonville Cemetery, Lysander with Rev. David Nethercott officiating. The Sugar Funeral Home, Inc., 224 W. 2nd St. S., Fulton has care of the arrangements.

Florence L. Pauldine

April 12, 2013

Florence L. PauldineFlorence L. Pauldine, 95; of Oswego died Friday at Loretto, Syracuse, NY.  She was born in Oswego to the late Raymond and Grace (Wilfred) Pero.  Mrs. Pauldine remained a life resident of Oswego.  She was in charge of Central Supply at Oswego Hospital, Oswego.  Mrs. Pauldine was a member of the St. Ann’s Society, and St. Joseph’s Church Golden Age Society.  She had been a Eucharist Minister at St. Joseph’s Church, Oswego and she enjoyed being a volunteer with Human Concerns.  She was pre-deceased by her husband Salvatore “Sam” C. Pauldine Sr. and her son Salvatore “Sam” C. Pauldine Jr.  Mrs. Pauldine is survived by her children:  Constance (Peter) Hoetjes of CT, John “Jack” (Joan) Pauldine of

Liverpool, NY, Raymond (Marybeth) Pauldine of Fulton, NY, Florence Anne (Brandon) Bellinger of VA, and Theresa (Thomas) Albanetti of CT, 18 grandchildren, and 31  great grandchildren, and several  nieces and nephews.  Funeral Services will be conducted 8:30 AM Tuesday in the Sugar & Scanlon Funeral Home, and 9:00 AM at St. Joseph’s Church, Oswego where a mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated by Rev. Gregory Kreinheder.  Burial will be held in All Saint’s Mausoleum, St. Peter’s Cemetery, Oswego.  Calling hours will be conducted 4:00 to 7:00 PM Monday at the Sugar & Scanlon Funeral Home 147 W.4th St. Oswego.

Anthony Chillemi

April 9, 2013

Anthony ChillemiAnthony Chillemi, 88, of Oswego died Tuesday morning in St. Luke Health Services, Oswego. Mr. Chillemi was born in Elizabeth, NJ, the son of the late Joseph and Rosaria (Juiffre) Chillemi, and he has been a resident of Oswego for most of his life. Mr. Chillemi was a muck farmer in Oswego with his brothers at the Chillemi Brothers Farm. He served in the United States Airforce with the 330th Bomber Group from 1944 until 1945. He was a former member of the St. Joseph Golden Age Group. Mr. Chillemi is survived by his wife Betty Chillemi of Oswego,stepsons Joseph McConkey of Florida, Martin (Deborah) McConkey of Minetto, brother Francis Chillemi of Oswego, sister Mary McLaughlin of Oswego. He was predeceased by his brothers Dominic and Joseph Chillemi. Funeral services will be conducted Friday 9:00 a.m. in St. Joseph Church. Burial will be in St. Peter Cemetery. Calling hours will be Thursday 4:00 – 6:00 p.m. at the Sugar & Scanlon Funeral Home, 147 W. 4th St., Oswego.