September 12, 2016
Lawrence M. Austin, 88; formerly of Lyons, NY passed away at University Hospital, Syracuse, NY after a short illness. He was born in Maine, NY to the late Oscar and Christine (Barrows) Austin. Mr. Austin has a been a resident of Fulton and more recently of Oswego since 2008. Mr. Austin retired from Autos Unlimited, Lyons, NY after many years of service. He enjoyed spending time with his grandchildren and travelling with family in his younger years. Mr. Austin loved to eat donuts and he was a regular at McDonald’s where he would enjoy a good cup of coffee many times throughout the day. He was pre-deceased by his step-daughter Tina Weir in 2010. Mr. Austin is survived by his wife of 30 years Carolyn Austin of Oswego, 1 step-daughter Janel (Bryan) Salisbury of Fulton, 1 step-son James Salisbury of Fulton, several grandchildren, great grandchildren, nieces and nephews. A Funeral Service and 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.
Wayne “Mickey” Kidd, 77, of Fulton died Thursday September 8, 2016 in Morningstar Care Center. Mr. Kidd was born in Fulton the son of the late Adrian and Dorothy (Scott) Kidd Sr. He was a working foreman at Sealright Co., for forty-two years. He was a social member of the VFW #569, Fulton. Mr. Kidd is survived by his daughters April Cooper Smiley of Fulton, Kimberly Cooper Reed of Fulton, his siblings Vincent (Betty) Kidd Sr., of Pennellville, Rita (Harold) Jessmore of Florida, Helen (Steven) Richards of Florida, six grandchildren, 14 great grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews. Funeral services will Tuesday 7:00 p.m. at the Sugar Funeral Home Inc., Fulton. Burial will be private. Calling hours will be Tuesday prior to the services from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. at the funeral home 224 W. 2nd. St. S. Fulton.
September 7, 2016
Jean LaClair, 74; passed away unexpectedly Wednesday at Morning Star Care Center, Oswego. She was born in Mexico, NY, and she has been a resident of Fulton since she was 16 yrs. old. Mrs. LaClair was past employed with General Electric, Syracuse, NY and White Modell, Fulton. She was also a past member of the Merton Kemp Marine Corp. Ladies Auxiliary. Mrs. LaClair was pre-deceased by her husband David LaClair in 2014, and her daughter Kathryn LaClair in 2004. Mrs. LaClair is survived by her 3 children: Tammy (Daniel) Bullard of TX, Jane LaClair of Fulton, and David LaClair of Fulton, 7 grandchildren, and 11 great grandchildren. Funeral Services will be held at the convenience of the family. Burial will be held privately. The Sugar Funeral Home, Inc., 224 W. 2nd St. S. Fulton has care of the arrangements.
September 5, 2016
Patricia Ann Mazzoli, 60, of Oswego died Monday September 5, 2016 peacefully at her home. Patricia was born in Oswego the daughter of the late Edward and Joan (Gressler) Mazzoli. She had worked for thirty years as a certified nursing assistant at Hillcrest Nursing and St Luke Health Services. She was a communicant of St. Joseph’s Church, St. Joseph’s choir, St. Joseph’s Golden Age, a volunteer at St. Joseph’s annual craft show, and a member of the Oswego YMCA. Patricia enjoyed growing plants, walking at Breitbeck Park, crocheting, knitting, reading, and canning. She strived in advancing her math and reading skills. Patricia was very devoted to prayer. She always looked forward to November when she would make her homemade applesauce with her very closest friends. She is survived by her siblings Joe (Debbie) Mazzoli of New Haven, Edward Mazzoli of Utica, Jean Mazzoli of Oswego, Linda (Tom) Reese of Florida, and several nephews. Funeral services will be Thursday 9:00 a.m. in St. Joseph’s Church where a Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated by Rev. John Smeglesky. Burial will be in St. Peter’s Cemetery. There will be no calling hours. Arrangements are in the care of the Sugar & Scanlon Funeral Home 147 West 4th St. Oswego, NY 13126.September
August 29, 2016
Richard A. Place, 58; formerly of Fulton passed away peacefully at his home in Dryden, NY. Mr. Place was born in Fulton, NY and he has been a resident of the Ithaca, NY area since 1975. He retired from Cornell University after 30+ years of employment. He was an avid Cowboys fan. Mr. Place was a quiet and kind person who will be deeply missed by his family. He was pre-deceased by his father Harry Place. Mr. Place is survived by his mother Mary R. (Bevacqua) Place of Fulton, 3 siblings: Gary Place of Jacksonville, FL, Gerry (Nancy) Place of Newfield, NY; and Ben (Sharon) Place of Fort Myers, FL, and several nieces and nephews. Funeral Services will be held Noon, Saturday, September 17th at the Sugar Funeral Home, Inc., 224 W. 2nd St. S. Fulton with Rev. Moritz Fuchs officiating. Burial will be held privately. There will be no calling hours.
August 27, 2016
Shirley Carr, 93, of Scriba died Saturday August 27, 2016 in Seneca Hill Manor. She was born in Fort Edwards, NY, the daughter of the late Perley and Eva (Fontaine) Connery. Mrs. Carr was predeceased by her husband Lawrence W. Carr in 2013, her son David Carr in 2002, and all of her siblings. She is survived by her children Bill (Dorothy) Carr of Scriba; Thomas (JoAnn) Carr of Scriba; Darrell (Bobbi) Carr of Oswego; Donald (Julie) Carr of Hannibal; Ryan “Nick” Carr of Scriba; Darlene Grey of NH, 18 grandchildren, 35 great grandchildren, and one great great granddaughter. Funeral services and burial will be private. Calling hours will be conducted Wednesday 4:00 to 6:00 PM at the Sugar & Scanlon Funeral Home 147 West 4th St. Oswego, NY 13126.
August 27, 2016
Frank Cedrone Sr., 95, of Fulton died Saturday August 27, 2016 in Upstate Hospital, Syracuse. Mr. Cedrone was born in Frosinone, Italy, the son of the late Francesco and Angelina (Buccilli) Cedrone. He moved to the United States when he was two years old, living in Massachusetts, Syracuse and later moving to Fulton. Mr. Cedrone was a self-employed contracting engineer owning Frank Cedrone Inc., Syracuse, NY. He was a Staff Sergeant in the United States Army 27th Division as a forward observer, during World War II. Mr. Cedrone was a communicant of Holy Trinity Church, a member of the disabled American Veterans, and the American Legion. He is survived by his wife of 63 years Lenora Cedrone of Fulton, sons Frank Cedrone Jr., of Florida, Peter (Angela) Cedrone of Fulton, and grandchildren Ashlyn Cedrone, Angelo Cedrone, Lenora Cedrone and Peter Cedrone Jr. Funeral services will be conducted Friday 9:30 a.m. in Holy Trinity Church, Fulton where a Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated by Rev. John Canorro. Burial will be in St. Mary’s Cemetery. The arrangements are in the care of the Sugar Funeral Home Inc., 224 W. 2nd. St. Fulton. Contributions may be made in Mr. Cedrone’s memory to Holy Trinity Church.
Diontae Tamar Smith, age 5, of Port Clinton, Ohio passed away Thursday, August 4, 2016 at Stein Hospice in Sandusky. He was born April 5, 2011 in Bowling Green, OH the son of Alex Smith and Brandy Lagasse. In addition to his parents Diontae he is survived by his siblings, Dalton Laporte-Lagasse, David Lagasse, Alexander (Grace) Smith, Marques Smith, Antonio Smith, Chalyn Smith, Terence Dudley, Isaiah Smith, and Christopher Dieter. He is also survived by his maternal grandparents Roy A. (Mae) Bailey, of Oswego, NY; paternal grandparents David (Sarah) Smith, Sr. of Fostoria, Barbara Hayden of North Carolina, and numerous nieces, nephews, aunts and uncles. He was preceded in death by his maternal grandmother, Diane Cosselman. Diontae was a rambunctious little guy who in his short time on earth touched many people’s lives. He enjoyed playing with his Legos and Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. He loved sharks, especially hammerheads and great whites. He was such a lovely soul and will be sorely missed by all who knew and loved him. Calling hours will be Tuesday August 30th from 5:00 -7:00 p.m.at the Sugar & Scanlon Funeral Home 147 W. 4th. St., Oswego. Burial will be private.
Ralph P. Borek, 97, of Fulton died Sunday August 21, 2016 in St. Luke Health Services, Oswego. Mr. Borek was born in Fulton the son of the late Brony and Catherine (Zajac) Borek. He retired from Nestlé’s in 1982 after many years of service. Mr. Borek served in the United States army in Aleutian Island during World War II, from 1942 until 1945. He was a member of the Fulton Polish Home, the PLAV, where he was vice commander, and the Veteran Council. Mr. Borek was predeceased by his wife Josie Manitta Borek, son Mike Borek, and four brothers and one sister. Mr. Borek is survived by his children Karen Borek of Fulton, Joanne (Hans) van der Mars of Arizona, Jim (Doreen Lumbra) Borek of Long Island and daughter-in-law Valerie Borek. He is also survived by six grandchildren, nine great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be Saturday August 27, 2016 at 10:00 a.m. in Holy Trinity Church, 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 Friday 5:00 – 7:00 p.m. at the Sugar Funeral Home Inc. 224 W. 2nd. St. S. Fulton.
August 12, 2016
Brigid M. Rauch, 62, of Fulton died Friday morning in Francis House of Syracuse. She was born in Oakland, CA, the daughter of the late Edward and Patricia (Murtha) Shea. Mrs. Rauch has been a resident of Fulton for thirty-two years. She was a mechanical engineer and had worked for Crucible Steel, Anoplate and was a contract engineer at Novelis. She had also worked at the Carrier Warehouse as a supervisor. Mrs. Rauch was a member of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers. She was an active member and volunteer at the former Holy Family Church, and she was communicant an active member and volunteer of All Saints Episcopal Church, Fulton. Mrs. Rauch is survived by her husband of thirty-nine years Edwin L Rauch of Fulton and their children Jeremiah (Margaret) Rauch of Clarence, NY; Rosaleen (Michael) Nogle of Buffalo; Brigidann Rauch of Buffalo; Samuel Rauch of Clarence; Evangeline Rauch of Clarence; Mairead Rauch of Wisconsin; and Sean (Margaret) Shea of Albany. In addition she is survived by her grandchildren Ezekiel, Cora, and Malachi, and her siblings Dierdre (William) Dorr, Tiernan (Douglas Boyle) Shea, and Conor (Rachel) Shea. Calling hours will be Saturday August 20, 2016 from 2:00 to 5:00 p.m. at the Sugar Funeral Home Inc. 224 W. 2nd St. Fulton. In lieu of flowers contribution may be made to the Francis House, 108 Michaels Ave., Syracuse, NY.