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.
August 17, 2013
Anne S. Gunn, 74; of Fulton died Saturday at Seneca Hill Manor, Volney after a long illness. Mrs. Gunn was born in Syracuse, NY to the late Howard and Bernice (Stevens) Smith. She was an Oswego resident for 18 years until moving to Fulton in 2000. Mrs. Gunn is survived by her husband of 54 years William “Peter” Gunn of Fulton, 4 children: James Gunn of Fulton, Suzanne Taylor of Fulton, Lisa Gentile of Oswego, and Peter Gunn of CA, siblings Raymond Smith of East Syracuse, NY and Ruth Clark of Syracuse, NY, 9 grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews. Funeral Services will be held 10:00 AM Wednesday at St. Mary of the Assumption Church, Oswego where a mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated by Rev. John Smegelsky. Burial will be held privately. There will be no calling hours. The Sugar Funeral Home, Inc., 224 W. 2nd St. S., Fulton has care of the arrangements. The family has requested that contributions may be made to: OCO Senior Services 239 Oneida St. Fulton, NY 13069 or Multiple Sclerosis Resources of CNY, Inc., PO Box 237 East Syracuse, NY 13057.
Natoli Alfano, 80, of Granby died Thursday in the Cortland Medical Center. He was born in Fulton the son of the late Benedict and Mary (Piersall) Alfano. He was a Franciscan Friar with the Franciscan Friars of the Sacred Heart. He was predeceased by his sisters Sarah Sperbeck and Nancy Dana. Mr. Alfano is survived by his brothers Vincent, Paul, Peter, Thomas, Robert, Joseph Alfano, and sister Josephine Acome, and several nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be private. The family invites family and friends to join them Tuesday 1:00 p.m. at First United Church 33 South 3rd. St. Fulton for gathering and fellowship. The arrangements are in the care of the Sugar Funeral Home 224 West 2nd St. S Fulton.
AUGUST 15, 2013
Mary Katherine Miller, 69, of Granby died Thursday August 15, at her home after a sudden illness. Mrs. Miller was born in Clarion, PA and has been a resident of Fulton most of her life. She worked in the deli department at the Hannibal I.G.A. She was predeceased by her husband Donald Miller in 2010, and was predeceased by her parents Robert Gifford, Katherine Ferringer and stepfather Arnold Ferringer. She was a loving mother, grandmother and dedicated homemaker. She enjoyed her many trips to the Casino. Mrs. Miller is survived by her children Suzanne (Brett) Law of FL, and Jason (Michelle) Miller of Hilton, her sister Bobbi Heeter of Clarion, PA, and grandchildren Alayna, Braden, James, Mallory, and Addison. Funeral services will be private. Donations may be made to a charity of your choice.
The arrangements are in the care of the Sugar Funeral Home 224 West 2nd St. S Fulton.
August 7, 2013
Dominica “Mayme” Musumeci, 88; of Fulton died Wednesday peacefully at her home. She was born in Oswego to the late Anthony and Gussie (Amedio) Talamo. Mrs. Musumeci has been a resident of Fulton for over 60 years. She retired from Birdseye, Fulton and she was a past communicant of Holy Family St. Michael’s Parish and Holy Family St. Michael’s Golden Agers. Mrs. Musumeci was pre-deceased by her husband Joseph F. Musumeci in 2002. She is survived by her son James (Ester) Musumeci of Fulton, 7 grandchildren, 22 great grandchildren, 2 great great grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be held 9:30 AM Monday in the Sugar Funeral Home, Inc., 224 W. 2nd St. S., Fulton with Rev. Stephen Wirkes officiating. Burial will be held in St. Mary’s Cemetery, Fulton. Calling hours will be conducted 1:00 to 3:00 PM Sunday at the Sugar Funeral Home, Inc., Fulton.
July 24, 2013
Angelina R. Talamo, 94; of Fulton died Wednesday at Michaud Residential Health Services, Fulton. She was born in Fulton to the late Angelo and Rose (Crai) Vescio. Mrs. Talamo has resided in Fulton for most of her life. She was formerly employed with Sealright Co., Fulton having retired in April of 1983. She was a member of the Fulton V.F.W. Auxiliary Post #569 and Catholic Daughters Court Pere LeMoyne #833. Mrs. Talamo was pre-deceased by her husband John G. Talamo in 1980, and son John A. Talamo in 1963. She is survived by her daughter Paula (William) Rohn of Fulton, siblings: Joseph Vescio, Sam Vescio, Ellen McGraw, and June Johnston all of Fulton, granddaughter Karen (Randy) Stoughtenger of Baldwinsville, NY, step grandchildren: Denyse (Jeff) McCoy of IA; William (Wendy) Rohn, of MI, Cindi Alt of MI, Cheri Rohn of Liverpool, NY, Derry (Pat) Micale of Cicero, NY and Steve (Teresa) Rohn, of TN, and 1 great grandson Nate Stoughtenger. Funeral services will be held 11:00 AM Saturday at the Sugar Funeral Home, Inc., Rev. Robert Stephenson officiating. Burial will be in St. Mary’s Cemetery, Fulton. Calling hours will be held 9:00 to 11:00 AM Saturday in the Sugar Funeral Home, Inc., 224 W. 2nd St. S. Fulton.
July 22, 2013
Timothy “Possum, Birdman” LaQuire, 58, of Oswego died Monday July 22, 2013. He was born in Syracuse, and has been a resident of Oswego most of his life. Tim was an employee of Novelis Corp., Oswego. He loved playing his guitars, and listening to his music collection. He was a former member of the American Legion. Tim is survived by his wife of twenty-two years Angela M. LaQuire of Oswego, daughters Felecia (Paul) Reed of Liverpool, Angela R. LaQuire of Fulton, parents Keith and Jean Egnew of Oswego, sisters Kim Ellingwood and Kathy (Bob) Ruggio of Oswego, brother Vince (Betty) LaQuire of Fulton, grandchildren Lily Wright, Emma Long, Madison Majeski and Natalie Reed, and step brothers, sisters and several nieces, and nephews. Tim was predeceased by his sister Marlene Hasselbauer. Funeral services will be Friday August 2, 2013 at 7:00 p.m. at the Sugar & Scanlon Funeral Home. Calling hours will be Friday 4:00 – 7:00 p.m. at the funeral home,147 W. 4th. St Oswego.