February 20, 2013
Mary O. Falise, 86, of Oswego died peacefully Wednesday evening at her home with her family by her side. Mrs. Falise was born in Oswego the daughter of the late Walter and Mary (Sekula) Oleyourryk. She was a proud election inspector for the Town of Minetto. Mrs. Falise was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, great grandmother, and sister. She is survived by her husband Michael Falise, sons Michael J. (Marybeth Salisbury) Falise, Stanley P. (Terry) Falise, Stephen J. (Theresa Corradino) Falise all of Oswego, sister Patricia (Earl) Bocko of Oswego, brothers Jack (Rosemary) Oleyourryk of Latham, Raymond (Irene) Oleyourryk of Oswego, grandchildren Michelle, Matthew, Jamie, Sarah, Ryan, Stephanie, and great grandchildren Colin, Alex, Josephine, Harrison, Jonathan, Matthew, and Graham. Mrs. Falise was predeceased by Daughter-in-law Diane Falise, her brothers Joseph, John and Edward Oleyourryk, and sisters Helen Fultz, Sally Lisk, and Frances Castle. Funeral services and burial will be private. The arrangements are in the care of the Sugar & Scanlon Funeral Home 147 West Fourth Street, Oswego.
Anthony C. Trepasso, 69, of Baldwinsville and a former resident of Fulton died Tuesday February 19, 2013 in St. Joseph Hospital, Syracuse. Mr. Trepasso was born in Syracuse the son of the late Gabriel and Jane (Mangano) Trepasso. He worked as a millwright at Nestle’s Co., Fulton for many years. Mr. Trepasso was a member of the United Food & Confection Workers Local #17. He is survived by his son Patrick Trepasso of Baldwinsville, brother Tom (Barb) Trepasso of Fulton, and sister Elizabeth (Fran) St. Onge of Fulton. Spring burial will be in St. Mary’s Cemetery. Calling hours will be Monday 4:00 -6:00 p.m. at the Sugar Funeral Home 224 West 2nd St. S Fulton.
In lieu of flowers, contribution can be made to the Kidney Foundation.
February 16, 2013
Charles Cieszeski, 89; of Fulton passed away Saturday February 16, 2013.Born in Neffs, Ohio he was the son of the late Adam and Mary Cieszeski. Charles was predeceased by his wife of 61 years, Frances (Harman) Cieszeski in 2004. He was also predeceased by his sister Jesse Robbins.
Surviving are his daughter Connie (Barry) Tompkins and his son Charles (Jeanne) Cieszeski of Fulton. He is also survived by grandchildren Karey (William) Pine, Amy (Jonathon) Johnston, Andrew O’B Cieszeski, Julia Cieszeski, and Gina Babcock; great grandchildren Olivia Pine, and Audrey, Tavish, and Samuel Johnston, brother Frank Cieszeski of Neffs, Ohio and sisters Freda Jarrett of Albuquerque, New Mexico, and Elizabeth Shultz of Shadyside, Ohio. Charles earned a Bachelor of Science degree from Marietta (Ohio) College in 1949 and did graduate work at Ohio State and Syracuse Universities. He taught high school science in Plain City, Ohio before joining the Nestle Company. Charles worked for Nestles in Marysville, Ohio and Freehold, New Jersey before moving to Fulton in 1957 where he ultimately retired as Fulton Plant manager in 1986. Charles served in the South Pacific as a member of United States Army Air Corps during WWII. Throughout his life Charles was active in many professional and civic organizations including the Board of Trustees of Fulton Savings Bank, Board of Trustees of the First Baptist Church of Fulton, Fulton Rotary Club, Fulton industrial Management Club, and Fulton Chamber of Commerce. Funeral Services will be held 10:00 AM Tuesday at the First United Church of Fulton with Rev. David Nethercott officiating. Burial will be held in the spring at Fairdale Cemetery, Hannibal. Calling hours will be conducted 4:00 to 7:00 PM Monday at the Sugar Funeral Home, Inc., 224 W. 2nd St. S. Fulton. Contributions may be made to St. Luke Health Services, East River Road, Oswego, NY 13126
February 9, 2013
Harriet “Arlene” Neff, 86, of Fulton died Saturday at Pontiac Nursing Home, Oswego. She was born in Fulton to the late Arlington and Harriet (Edley) Jones. She remained a life resident of Fulton. Mrs. Neff was past employed with the Fulton School District as a School Bus Driver for 12 ½ years. She was a member of the Fulton Christian Alliance Church. Mrs. Neff was pre-deceased by her 1st husband Aloysius Barton in 1982 and her 2nd husband Walter Neff in 1998. She is survived by her 6 children: Robert A. Barton of Savannah, NY, Roger Barton of Moravia, NY Jon Barton of SC, Jon Neff of VA, Diane Worden of SC, Kirsten Tullock of Schenectady, NY, several grandchildren, great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be held in the spring at the Fulton Christian Alliance Church, Fulton. Burial will be in the spring at Fairdale Cemetery, Hannibal, NY. Calling hours will be conducted Tuesday 4:00 – 6:00 p.m. at the Sugar Funeral Home, Inc., 224 W. 2nd St. S. Fulton, NY. Contributions may be made to the Great Commission of Alliance Church, Fulton, NY.
February 6, 2013
Frances Amelia Williamson Leppert, 92, a longtime resident of Fulton, NY passed away Wednesday at St. Luke Health Services, Oswego. Mrs. Leppert was born on July 21, 1920 in Hannibal to the late William and Doris Williamson. Following Mrs. Leppert’s graduation from Fulton High School she married her high school sweetheart Frederick. In earlier years they lived in Rochester, NY before returning to Fulton where together they owned and operated Leppert Machine Tool Company, Fulton for 50 years. Mrs. Leppert was an avid volunteer in her community by participating in fund raising for various charities and causes. She was always campaigning for her favorite candidate, managing a booth at the city’s yearly Cracker Barrel Fair and working as a member of the Fulton Woman’s Club. Mrs. Leppert spent many years volunteering at A.L. Lee Memorial Hospital, Fulton and served five years as its President. She also enjoyed gardening, traveling and spending time with her grandchildren and family.
Mrs. Leppert is survived by her husband Frederick John Leppert, two daughters: Sandra (William) Wing of Bluffton, SC, and Cheryl (Robert) McCall of Cutchogue, NY, her 2 sisters: Barbara Dunn of Fulton, and Avis Wooding of CA, 4 grandchildren: Beau, Freddy, Kristin, and Robert, 6 great grandchildren: Karl, Jessica, William, Christopher, Amanda, Robert III and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral Services will be held 9:00 AM Saturday at Our Lady of Perpetual Help where a mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated by Rev. Robert Stephenson. Burial will be held in the spring at St. Mary’s Cemetery, Fulton. Calling hours will be conducted 4:00 to 6:00 PM Friday at the Sugar Funeral Home, Inc., 224 W. 2nd St. S. Fulton. The family has requested that contributions may be made to the Alzheimer’s Foundation 411 West Kirkpatrick St. Syracuse, NY 13204-1361, www.alzfdn.org.
February 5, 2013
Kristin L. LaBeef, 36; of Fulton. She was born in Oswego, NY and she has been a resident of Oswego County all of her life. Kristin enjoyed music and listening to the radio. She was pre-deceased by her father Leigh Pringle in 2005. Kristin is survived by her husband of 14 years William LaBeef, 4 children: Aaron LaBeef, Kayleigh LaBeef, Nathan LaBeef and Lucas LaBeef, mother Yvonne Pringle, brother Matthew Pringle all of Fulton and several nieces and nephews. Funeral Services and Burial will be private. There will be no calling hours. The Sugar Funeral Home, Inc., 224 W. 2nd St. S. Fulton has care of the arrangements.
January 29, 2013
Nancy R. McCuin, 81, of Oswego died Tuesday evening in St. Luke Health Services, Oswego. Ms. McCuin was born in Passaic, NJ the daughter of the late Henry and Regina (McKenna) McCuin, and has been a resident of Oswego for the past thirty years. Ms. McCuin was an elementary teacher at Marcellus, Skaneateles and Chenango Forks Elementary Schools, and she taught twenty years in the Lowville Elementary School District. Ms. McCuin was an individual study for Dr. Mary Walker. She was predeceased by her brother Vincent McCuin, and sister Constance McCuin. Funeral services will be Monday 9:00 a.m. in St. Mary of the Assumption Church, Oswego. Spring burial will be in St. Paul’s Cemetery, Massachusetts. The arrangements are in the care of the Sugar & Scanlon Funeral Home 147 West Fourth Street, Oswego.
Rotterdam- Peter Anthony Segretto, 79, at rest Monday January 28, 2013, surrounded by his loving family, at the Albany Stratton VA Medical Center; after a long and courageous battle with prostate cancer.Peter was born and raised in Oswego, N.Y. the son of the late Anthony and Anna (Sugar) Segretto. He was a graduate of Oswego High School, after which Peter served in the U.S. Navy during the Korean Conflict. He was a graduate of Mohawk Valley Community College. Peter’s work career concluded as a Credit Manager with many years service at RJ Murray Company in Latham, N.Y. Active in his community, Peter was a communicant of St. Gabriel’s Church, member of the Rotterdam Elks Lodge 2157, Mohonasen High School Booster Club and a Rotterdam Little League Coach.Peter was proud to be a part of the Rotterdam community where he raised his family and resided for the last 50 years. Even though Peter left Oswego as a young man, he was also proud of his hometown where he still has many family members and good friends. He was happiest when attending high school sporting events especially if his grandchildren were participants. Peter was loved by many; always a great friend and neighbor. Peter was the beloved father of Paul Segretto and his wife, Meg, of Falls Church, VA, Ellen Grandy and her husband Gary of Wilton, N.Y., Susan Soldini and her husband David of East Greenbush, N.Y. Loving grandfather of Alexander, Matthew, Zachary and William Grandy, Samantha and Andrew Soldini, Alexei and Alina Segretto; beloved brother of Michael Segretto and his wife Joanne of Oswego, and the late Dorothy Nessel; beloved brother in law of Al Nessel of Oswego; Peter was the beloved “Uncle Pete” to many nieces and nephews with whom he communicated continuously throughout his life. He was the former husband and current friend of Kathleen (Maney) Leader.
Calling hours for Peter will be held Saturday, February 2 from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon at the Sugar & Scanlon Funeral Home, Oswego. Funeral services will be Saturday 12:00 noon at the funeral home, 147 W. 4th. St., Oswego. Peter will be buried in St. Peter’s Cemetery in Oswego. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in Peter’s name to the Albany Stratton VA Hospice Unit, 113 Holland Ave., Albany, N.Y. 12208Peter’s family would like to especially thank his close friends, Joe and Elsie Vullo, Tom Watts, Ginny Familo and Carolyn Bourgeois for their constant support of Peter and his family throughout his long illness. His family would also like to thank the many neighbors and friends from both Rotterdam and Oswego for their phone calls, visits and prayers over the past few years.
January 28, 2013
Betty Beatty, 71, of Oswego died Monday in the Oswego Hospital after a brief illness. Mrs. Beatty was born in Oswego; she lived in Mexico and Pulaski before moving back to Oswego. Mrs. Beatty worked as an automobile insurance agent for Prudential and Dagget Insurance in Syracuse. She was predeceased by her husband Joseph W. Beatty. Mrs. Beatty is survived by her daughters Debra (Larry) Johnson of Pulaski, Lori (Kevin) Jennings of Oswego, Erin (Eric Radulski) Beatty of Rochester, two grandchildren Cara Johnson, and Sophie Radulski. Services and burial will be private. The arrangements are in the care of the Sugar & Scanlon Funeral Home 147 West Fourth Street, Oswego.
January 25, 2013
Jeannette M. O’Bryan, 69; of Fulton died Friday at Crouse Hospital, Syracuse. She was born in Oswego and she has been a life resident of Fulton. Mrs. O’Bryan was pre-deceased by her son Timothy O’Bryan. She is survived by her husband Stanley O’Bryan of Fulton, 3 children: Heather (Frank) Jackson of NC, Peggy (C.J.) Seaton of NC, Gary O’Bryan of Fulton, and grandchild Alex Jackson. A graveside service and burial will be held at Fairdale Cemetery, Hannibal in the spring with Rev. David Nethercott officiating. There will be no calling hours. The Sugar Funeral Home, Inc., 224 W. 2nd St. S. Fulton has care of the arrangements. The family would like to thank the staff at Crouse Hospital Intensive Care Unit, Irving Ave, Syracuse, NY where donations may be made in honor of Mrs. O’Bryan.