Muriel A. Adams

June 6, 2013

Muriel A. Adams, 89, of Baldwinsville died Thursday in St. Luke Health Services, Oswego. She was born in Gilboa, NY. Mrs. Wilcox was a member of the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah Witnesses, of Baldwinsville. She was predeceased by her husband Michael Adams, and is survived by her daughter Loretta (James) Lentricchia of Oswego. The Sugar & Scanlon Funeral Home was in care of the arrangements.

Elizabeth Scandura

June 5, 2013

Elizabeth ScanduraElizabeth L. Scandura passed away Wednesday June 5 at Orchard View Manor in East Providence, RI.
Betty was born in Oswego, N.Y. and was the daughter of the late Anthony and Carmela Losurdo.
Betty was a graduate of local schools in Oswego and also graduated from the Oswego Branch of the Rochester Business Institute.
She was employed as a sales clerk in local stores and also taught “speedwriting” for 13 years at the adult education classes at Oswego High School prior to her employment at City Hall, where she was a secretary for
five mayors during her 16 years of employment with the City of Oswego until her retirement in 1981.Betty was an avid sports person, an ardent fan of the New York Yankees and a golfer.
She was a member of the Battle Island State Park Women’s golf League for several years.
Betty and her late husband, James, spent the winters in Phoenix, Arizona after their retirement. She was predeceased by her husband and is survived by her son, Michael, and his wife Linda of Riverside; one grandson, Vincent Scandura and his wife
Kerri of Barrington; great-grandchildren Nicholas and Sophia; and several nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be conducted Saturday 8:00 a.m. from the Sugar & Scanlon Funeral Home and 9:00 a.m. in St Peter’s Church where a Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated. Calling hours will be on Friday from 4 to 7 p.m. at the Sugar and Scanlon Funeral Home 147 W. 4th. St. Oswego.
Entombment will be in All Saints Mausoleum at St. Peter’s Cemetery in Oswego, N.Y.
Contributions may be made to the charity of one’s choice.

Robert J. Howland

May 29, 2013

Robert J. HowlandRobert J. Howland, 67, of Oswego Town died Wednesday morning in the Oswego Hospital. Mr. Howland was born in Oswego the son of the late Francis and Katherine (O’Brien) Howland. He served in the United States Army. Mr. Howland retired in 2005 as a machine operator from Alcan Aluminum, Oswego. He is survived by his wife of thirty-three years Susan Howland of Oswego Town, children Robert (Lenore) Howland of Oswego, Stacie (Joe) Garafolo of Oswego, Kevin (Amanda) Howland of Baldwinsville, brother Charles Howland of Fulton, grandchildren Hunter, Nicholas, Olivia, Isabelle, Jesse, and Jacob, and nieces, nephews, and cousins. Graveside services will be held Monday 9:00a.m. at St. Peter’s Cemetery. Calling hours will be held Sunday 4:00 – 7:00 p.m. at the Sugar & Scanlon Funeral Home

James M. Ambuske Sr.

May 23, 2013

James M. Ambuske, Sr., 86; of Fulton died at Michaud Residential Health Services, Fulton.  He was born in Salamanca, NY to the late Frank and Helen (Bielfelt) Ambuske.  Mr. Ambuske has been a resident of Fulton for 65 years.  He was past employed with North End Paper Mill, Fulton and he retired after 36 years of employment with CCA/Jefferson Smurfit, Fulton where he also served as President of the Union Local #520.  Mr. Ambuske was a life member of the Fulton Polish Home.

He was predeceased by six siblings: Fred (Margie) Ambuske, Frank (Harriet) Ambuske, Dolores (Jim) Hill, Barbara (Huey) Newark, Anna (Dick) Guard and Betty (David) Griffin; and son-in-law Bernard Scout.

Mr. Ambuske is survived by his wife of 65 years, Alberta Weske Ambuske of Fulton; six children: Regina Scout of Fulton, James (Joyce) Ambuske Jr. of Fulton, Helen (Mike) Speck of Fulton, Colleen Ambuske of Fulton, Michael (Amy) Ambuske of Fulton and  Karen (Bill) Fisher of Fulton; two brothers: Mark (Mary) Ambuske of Salamanca, NY, and Phillip (Joyce) Ambuske of Salamanca, NY; six grandchildren: Amanda (Randy Lyttle) Scout, Brian Ambuske, Priscilla Ambuske, Josh (Ashley Sizemore) Speck,  Max Ambuske and Megan (Bryant) Acquaro; and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral Services will be held 11:30 AM Tuesday 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 on Monday from 4 to 7 p.m. at the Sugar Funeral Home, 224 W. Second St. S., Fulton. The family has requested that donations may be made to St. Mary’s School of the Deaf, 2253 Main St., Buffalo, NY 14214.

Jean Mihalek

May 27, 2013

Jean Mihalek, 98; of Fulton died at Seneca Hill Manor, Volney, NY.  Mrs. Mihalek was born in Fulton to the late Frank and Rose (Scerbo) Gigliotti.  She has remained a resident of Fulton for all of her life.  Mrs. Mihalek was past employed at Shapiro Clothes, Oswego as a saleslady.  She was a past member of Catholic Daughters Court Pere LeMoyne, Granby Seniors, and Holy Family Altar Rosary.  Mrs. Mihalek was pre-deceased by her husband Walter in 2000, and siblings Tony, and Joseph Gigliotti, Josephine Botty and Mary Bevacqua.  She is survived by her nieces and nephews:  Dr. Michael Botty of Fulton, Dennis Gigliotti of Glenfield, NY, Francis Gigliotti of Volney, NY, Richard Gigliotti of Marion, NY, John Mihalek of NC, Henry Mihalek, Evelyn Merrill, and Jeanette MacEwen all of Fulton.  Funeral services will be held 9:00 AM Thursday at the Sugar Funeral Home, Inc., and 9:30 AM at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church, Minetto 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 held 4:00 to 6:00 PM Wednesday at the Sugar Funeral Home, Inc., 224 W. 2nd St. S. Fulton.  Donations may be made to the Ladies Home of Oswego, 43 E. Utica St. Oswego, NY 13126.

Daniel G. Atkinson

May 22, 2013

Daniel G. Atkinson                         Daniel G. Atkinson, 49, of Scriba died Wednesday May 22, 2013 at his home with family by his side. He was born in Syracuse, and Dan has been a resident of Oswego most of his life. He was the son of David Atkinson of Florida, and the late Ann Marie (Petrowski) Atkinson, and he was predeceased by his daughter Angela Atkinson. Dan was a member of BAC Local #19, Utica, where he worked as a bricklayer for many years. He is survived by his wife of 25 years Mari Atkinson of Scriba their children Tara (Ryan) Pritchard, Daniel (Kristina) Atkinson II, Karyn Atkinson, Kassidy Atkinson, and Mari Atkinson all of Scriba, sister Janice (Clarence) Deacons, brother David (Barbara) Atkinson II, both of Florida, 3 grandchildren Savannah, Kamryn, and Sophia. Calling hours will be held Friday 4:00 – 7:00 p.m. at the Sugar & Scanlon Funeral Home 147 W. 4th. St. Oswego. Burial will be in North Scriba Cemetery.

Harold J. Goodale

May 12, 2013

Harold “Sonny” J. Goodale, 77, a former resident of Oswego died Sunday evening May 12, 2013 in the Cayuga Medical Center in Ithaca. He was born in Oswego the son of the late Henry and Dora (Southworth) Goodale. Mr. Goodale was a resident of Oswego until moving to Ithaca in 2006.  He retired from Rite Aid in Liverpool after many years of service. Mr. Goodale served in the United States Air Force, and he was a member of the American Legion and a former member of the Moose Lodge. Mr. Goodale was predeceased by his daughter Patty Goodale, granddaughter Esther Goodale, and sister Lorreta Brancato. Mr. Goodale is survived by his son Harold F. (Mary) Goodale of Oswego, daughters Ann Marie Casler of Hannibal, Linda (Joseph) Johnson-Reynolds of Fulton, sisters Georgia “Dixie” Penfield of Oswego, Della Revis of Virginia, brothers John Whalen of FL, Mathew (Shirley) Whalen of Albany, his companion Lilly Newton of Ithaca,10 grandchildren, 5 great grandchildren. Funeral services will be Friday 9:30a.m. at the Sugar & Scanlon Funeral Home 147 West Fourth Street, Oswego. Burial will be in Peck Cemetery. Calling hours will be Friday 8:30 – 9:30 a.m. at the funeral home.

Contributions may be made to Cayuga Hematology Oncology associates Fund Care of Cayuga Medical Center Foundation, 101 Dates Drive, Ithaca, NY 14850.

Carolyn Wittmer

May 11,2013

Carolyn Wittmer, 69, of Fulton died Saturday May 11,2013 in St. Joseph’s Hospital, Syracuse after a short illness. Carolyn was born in Fulton, where she remained a life resident. She retired from Nestle’s after many years of service. She served in the United Sates Army from 1963 until 1964.

Carolyn was predeceased by her parents Harold Murray and Eleanor Duciaume and stepfather Lou Duciaume, and brother Harold Murray. She is survived by her son Michael (Esther) Wittmer of Auburn, grandchildren Donielle, William, Alisha, Timothy, sisters Patricia Lee (Bill) Smith of Sidney Center, Michelle (Gerald) Shepard of Fulton, and several nieces and nephews.

Memorial services will be conducted Saturday 9:30 a.m. in Holy Trinity Church, Fulton.

Contributions may be made to the Oswego County Humane Society Inc. 265 W. 1st. St Oswego, NY 13126. The arrangements are in the care of the Sugar Funeral Home Inc. 224 W. 2nd. St. Fulton.

Wilma E. Harris

May 8, 2013

Wilma E. Harris, 80; of Fulton died at Northern Westchester Hospital, Mt. Kisco, NY. She was born in Mexico, NY to the late Leonard and Jennie (Pittsley) Snow.  She had been a resident of Fulton for over 50 years until recently moving closer to her daughter in Lincolndale, NY.  Mrs. Harris worked as a dietary assistant for 15 years at A.L. Lee Memorial Hospital, Fulton.  She was pre-deceased by her son James Harris in 2011, and 4 siblings:  Annetta Trumbul, Brad Snow, Leonard Snow, and Richard Snow.  Mrs. Harris is survived by her daughter Carollynn (Robert) Becker of Lincolndale, NY; grandchildren:  Jesse Crawford-Harris, Rebekkah Crawford-Harris, Teadie Becker, Terese Becker, and Brianne Becker.  Funeral Services will be held 10:30 AM Saturday in the Sugar Funeral Home, Inc., 224 W. 2nd St. S. Fulton with Rev. Harold Avery officiating.  Burial will be in Mexico Village Cemetery.  Calling hours will be conducted 9:00-10:30 AM Saturday at the Sugar Funeral Home, Inc., Fulton.  Contributions may be made to the National Multiple Sclerosis Society, PO Box 4527, NY, NY 10163.

Eileen Fravor – Spring Burial

December 26, 2012

Eileen Fravor, 74; formerly of Fulton will have a committal service and spring burial 9 AM, May 13th at St. Mary’s Cemetery, Fulton with Deacon David Sweenie officiating.  Arrangements are in the care of the Sugar Funeral Home, Inc., 224 W. 2nd St. S. Fulton.