September 19, 2013
Francis Gigliotti, 84; of Fulton died Thursday, September 19th at St. Joseph’s Hospital Health Center, Syracuse. Mr. Gigliotti was born in Fulton to the late Anthony and Theresa (Scerbo) Gigliotti. He has remained a life resident of Fulton. Mr. Gigliotti was a United States Veteran having served in the Navy during WWII. He was passed employed with Sealright for 20 years and Tops where he worked as a Butcher for several years. Mr. Gigliotti loved his family especially his grandchildren and great grandchild and he also enjoyed playing the clarinet in a band comprised of his brothers and sons. Mr. Gigliotti was an avid fan of the NY Yankees. He was pre-deceased by his wife Shirley Gigliotti in 1995. Mr. Gigliotti is survived by his children Theresa (Phillip) Hammond of Fulton, James Gigliotti of Fulton, and Joseph (Nancy) Gigliotti of Oswego, brothers Richard (Helen) Gigliotti, and Dennis (Toni) Gigliotti, 3 grandchildren: Catherine Gray, Cristina Hammond, and Steven Gigliotti, 1 great grandchild: Nicholas Gray and several nieces and nephews. Funeral Services will be held 5:00 PM Thursday, October 3rd in the Sugar Funeral Home, Inc., 224 W. 2nd St. S. Fulton with Rev. Robert Stephenson officiating. Burial will be held privately. Calling hours will be conducted Thursday from 3:00 to 5:00 PM in the Sugar Funeral Home, Inc.
September 18, 2013
Frederic G. Familo, 93; of Liverpool, NY passed away at home. He was born December 25, 1919 in Detroit, MI to the late Joseph and Josephine Familo. Mr. Familo was raised and educated in Oswego, NY and Detroit, MI. He has been a resident of Liverpool for 45 years. Mr. Familo was a United States World War II Army Veteran having served from 1943 to 1946 with the Army Engineers in the European and Pacific Theatres. Mr. Familo retired from Carrier Corp., Syracuse in 1982 after 35 years of service. He was pre-deceased by his wife of 58 years: Virginia S. Signorile in 1999. Mr. Familo is survived by two sons: Rick (Linda) Familo of Newark, NY and Edward (Cheryl) Familo of Liverpool, NY, 3 grandchildren: Kathleen (James) Kellogg, Joseph (Kelley) Familo, and Susan (Kenneth) Lathrop, 7 great grandchildren: Michael, and Julia Parody, Nicholas and Annalise Familo, Joshua Whipple, Tyler and Marissa Lathrop. Funeral Services will be held 10:00 AM Saturday at Farone and Son Funeral Home,1500 Park St. Syracuse with Rev. Robert Stephenson officiating. Calling hours will be conducted 9:00 to 10:00 AM Saturday at Farone and Son Funeral Home. Burial with be held in White Chapel Memory Garden. Dewitt, NY. The NYS Military Forces Honor Guard will bestowed military honors. The family would like to extend a special thank you to Hospice and the nurses and caretakers: Cindy Branch and the girls. The Sugar Funeral Home, Inc., 224 W. 2nd St. S. Fulton has care of the arrangements.
September 17, 2013
Robert H. Potter, 69; died Monday at the Veterans Administration Hospital, Syracuse. He was born in Oswego, NY to the late Oliver and Ruth (Woods) Potter. He was a resident of the Granby/Fulton area for 43 years. Mr. Potter was a United States Veteran having served in the Navy from 1963 to1967. He retired from Nestles Co., Fulton after 33 years of service. He then attended Oswego County Boces to study electronics. Mr. Potter was an avid hunter and fisherman. He also enjoyed camping. Mr. Potter is survived by his wife of 46 years Karen Potter of Fulton, 2 daughters: Lori (Joe) Moon of Fulton and Lisa (Gregory) Hilton of Hannibal, 4 siblings: Richard (Ronnie) Potter, FL, Jimmy Potter of Syracuse, Sue (Walt) Everson of Fulton, and Jeannie Emery of Syracuse, 5 grandchildren: Kyle Vincent, Derek and Emily Hilton, Katlyn and Colin Moon and several nieces and nephews. Funeral services and Burial will be held privately. There will be no calling hours. Donations may be made to the American Cancer Society CNY Region 6725 Lyons St. PO Box 7 East Syracuse, NY 13057. The Sugar Funeral Home, Inc., 224 W. 2nd St. S. Fulton has care of the arrangements
September 10, 2013
Dominick Lee Francis Carr infant son of Kally Carr, and Dale Butler died Tuesday in Crouse Hospital Syracuse. In addition to his parents Dominick is survived by his sisters Alexis and Bella Carr, his maternal grandparents Mary Signorile and Ryan Carr and his paternal grandparents Dale K. Butler, and Tammy Bixler, and his great grandmother Lucy Signorile. Services were private. The arrangements are in the care of the Sugar & Scanlon Funeral Home 147 West Fourth Street, Oswego.
August 29, 2013
Jennie A. Arduini, 85; of Fulton died at St. Luke Health Services, Oswego. She was born in Torrington, CT to the late Philip and Rose (Scarpello) Strazzante. Mrs. Arduini has been a resident of Fulton since 1965 and she retired from Nestles Co., Fulton. Mrs. Arduini enjoyed being with her family. She was pre-deceased by her husband Alfred J. Arduini in 1981. She is survived by 4 children: Valorie E. (Joseph) Story of Fulton, Al (Chris) Arduini of Baldwinsville, Paul (Katie) Arduini of Central Square, Mary A. (Lee) Chetney of Oswego, 3 siblings Mary Hall of Oswego, Josephine Geowey of FL, Santa Roberts of CA, 9 grandchildren, 13 great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. Funeral Services will be held 9:30 AM Monday at Holy Trinity Church, Fulton where a mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated by Rev. Robert Stephenson. Burial will be in St. Mary’s Cemetery, Fulton. Calling hours will be conducted 3:00 to 6:00 PM Sunday at the Sugar Funeral Home, Inc., 224 West Second St. S. Fulton.
August 27, 2013
Doris B. Matzke, 92; of Fulton died Tuesday, August 27th at the Oswego Hospital, Oswego after a short illness. She was born in Oswego, NY to the late George and Mildred Baldwin. She has been a life resident of Oswego County. Mrs. Matzke was a former employee of Sealright Co., Fulton. She was a life member of the American Iris Society and a member of the National Wildlife Federation. Mrs. Matzke was pre-deceased by her husband Frederick Matzke and sister Marjorie Mack. She is survived by her son Peter (Jeanne) Matzke of Fairport, NY, 1 sister Betty Mangano of Minetto, NY 2 grandchildren: Karen (Carlos) Gallegos and Michael Matzke, 2 great grandchildren Lena and Evan Gallegos. Graveside Services and Burial will be held 10:30 AM Saturday, September 14th at Jacksonville Cemetery, Lysander, NY. There will be no calling hours. The Sugar Funeral Home, Inc., Fulton 224 W. 2nd St. S. Fulton has care of the arrangements.
August 22, 2013
Peggy O’Brien, 69; of Fulton passed away after a long and courageous battle with cancer at University Hospital, Syracuse. She was born in Fulton to Alfred Pyzdrowski of Fulton and the late Barbara Pyzdrowski. Mrs. O’Brien was a lifetime resident of Fulton.
She was pre-deceased by her husband of 45 years Calvin O’Brien in 2008. Mrs. O’Brien is survived by her sons Cordell (Jeannie) O’Brien of Baldwinsville, and Curtis O’Brien of Volney, brother Stephen Pydrowski of FL., beloved triplet grandsons: Connor, Kyle, and Carter O’Brien of Baldwinsville.
Funeral Services will be held 1:00 PM Monday at the Fulton Congregation of Jehovah Witnesses, County Rte. 85, Fulton with Elder Randy Hibbert. Burial will be held privately in Mt. Adnah Cemetery, Fulton. Calling hours will be held 1:00 to 3:00 PM Sunday and 9:00 to 10:00 AM Monday at the Sugar Funeral Home, Inc., 224 W. 2nd St. S., Fulton.
August 19, 2013
Kathleen “Kay” Mathews, 97 of Marcy, NY died Monday August 19, 2013 in the Oswego Hospital. She was born in Glenboro, Manitoba Canada, the daughter of the late Ernest and Maude Walley, and has been a resident of Marcy, NY for most of her life. Mrs. Mathews was a retired teacher at Crane Hill School in Marcy, NY. She was predeceased by her husband Thomas Mathews in 1986. She is survived by her children Kathleen (Richard) Marrazzo of Barneveld, Laura (Lou) Angelina of Oswego, Marianne Mathews of Oxford, her brother Ernest Walley of Birtle, Manitoba Canada, 8 grandchildren, 13 great grandchildren. Funeral services will be at the family’s convenience. The arrangements are in the care of the Sugar & Scanlon Funeral Home 147 W. 4th. St. Oswego.
August 18, 2013
Lillian DeGroff, 84, of Hannibal died Sunday in Pontiac Care & Rehabilitation Center Oswego. She was born in Oswego the daughter of the late Edward and Hazel (White) Lasora. She was a member of the Hannibal Fire Department Auxiliary and she enjoyed gardening and playing bingo. Mrs. DeGroff was predeceased by her husband Herbert DeGroff in 1995. She is survived by her children Richard “Doc” (Julia) DeGroff of Hannibal, Rebecca DeGroff of Hannibal, Ron (Linda) DeGroff of Fulton, Rachael (Scott) Smith of FL, her brother Jerry White of CT, grandchildren Ricky, Jeremy, Jessica, Elizabeth, Alishia, Scott Jr., and Kayla, and 10 great great grandchildren. Graveside services will be Thursday 9:30 a.m. in the Hannibal Cemetery. Calling hours will be Wednesday 4:00 – 6:00 p.m. at the Sugar & Scanlon Funeral Home 147 W. 4th. St., Oswego.
August 18, 2013
Douglas “Dougie” J. Miller, 39; of Fulton. He was born in Oswego and he had been resident of San Diego, CA for 10 years before moving back to Fulton several years ago. He attended Herkimer Community College for 2 years. Mr. Miller was a commercial and residential painter for 20 years. He was a Junior Olympic wrestling gold medallist in Southern CA, and he enjoyed playing baseball in high school. Currently he was still involved with the Fulton Men’s League slow pitch softball. Mr. Miller was also an avid fisherman. He is survived by his parents: Douglas I. Miller of Fulton, Jacqueline Miller of Fulton, Paternal grandmother Joann Miller of FL., siblings: Cassandra Lawson of Fulton and Gregory Miller of Fulton, 5 nieces: Brooke, Lindsay, Sydney, McKenna, Jordynn, 1 great nephew: Wesely, 1 great niece: Isabella and several aunts, uncles, cousins and a large extended family. Funeral Services will be held 11:30 AM Saturday at the Sugar Funeral Home, Inc., 224 W. 2nd St. S. Fulton with Rev. Stephen Wirkes officiating. Burial will be held privately. Calling hours will be conducted 9:00 AM to 11:30 AM Saturday at the Sugar Funeral Home, Inc., Fulton.