Richard J. Hibbert, 69, of Oswego died Monday at St. Joseph Hospital after a brief illness. Mr. Hibbert was born in Oswego the son of the late Leo and Maryann (Briggs) Hibbert. He retired in 2002 from SUNY Oswego as a supervisor in the Janitorial Department. He worked as a longshoreman for thirty years at the Port of Oswego Authority. Mr. Hibbert served in the US Airforce in the Philippines, and at Otis Airforce Base Massachusetts, where he was assigned special security for former President John F. Kennedy and first lady Jacqueline Kennedy. He was a proud member of the music minister for the Lord’s Delight Prayer Community. Mr. Hibbert was a communicant of St. Joseph Church for 23 years. Mr. Hibbert was predeceased by his brother Leo Hibbert. He is survived by his wife of forty-eight years Joan Hibbert of Oswego, his children Pamela (Lawrence) North of Oswego, Anna (Jonathan) Waite of Parish, Renee (Michael) Mournighan of Oswego, Veronica Hibbert of Oswego, Maribeth Hibbert-Nelson of Oswego, siblings Ann (Frank) Brand of FL, Patricia (Robert) Gehan of Scriba, William (Leona) Hibbert of Oswego, Cynthia (Maurice) Leavens of Oswego, Raymond (Judith) Hibbert of Scriba, Randy (Cindy) Hibbert of Central Square, Bernadette Grinnell of Palermo, grandchildren Tanya, Matthew, Larry, Michael, Anastasia, Elizabeth, J.P., Tommy, Katheryne, James, Lilly and great grandson Landon, and several nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be Friday 9:00 a.m. at St. Joseph Church where a Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated. Burial will be in St. Peter’s Cemetery. Calling hours will be Thursday 4:00 – 7:00 p.m. at the Sugar & Scanlon Funeral Home 147 W. 4th. St Oswego.
Maurine Caprin, of Fulton, died Friday from a severe asthmatic attack. Maurine was born in Fulton the daughter of the late Raymond and Mary Evelyn Caprin. Maurine was a former employee of Nestle’s Co. She was a member Elks BPOE Lodge # 830, the VFW Post # 569, and she loved to play softball and go bowling. Maurine is survived by her sisters and brother Christine (Tim) Barlett of Parish, Raymond (Debbie) Caprin of Hannibal, Bernice (Jonne) Rowe of Fulton, Beth (Rick) Nixdorf of FL, close friend Pam Cordone of Fulton, several nieces,nephews,aunts, uncles and cousins. Funeral services will be Wednesday 9:30 a.m. in Holy Trinity Church, Fulton where a Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated. Burial will be in Fairdale Cemetery. Calling hours will be Tuesday 4:00 -7:00 p.m. at the Sugar Funeral Home 224 West 2nd St. S Fulton. In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to the Humane Society. Maurine’s family would like to invite family and friends to join them at the Elks Lodge # 830, 57 Pierce Dr. Fulton following the funeral and burial to celebrate her life.
June 14, 2012
Joseph A. Ranieri, 91; of Fulton died at University Hospital, Syracuse. He was born in Syracuse and he was a lifetime resident of Fulton. Mr. Ranieri was a United States Veteran having served during WWII in the Army Air Corp. He retired from Armstrong, Co., Fulton as a chief shift inspector after 30+ yrs of service. Mr. Ranieri enjoyed his grandchildren and family. He loved to play the lottery. Mr. Ranieri was pre-deceased by his wife Edith Ranieri in 2004. He is survived by his son Kim (Kathleen) Ranieri of LaFayette, NY; and his 5 grandchildren: Michael, Jaime, Gina, David, Kayte and 6 great grandchildren Skylar, Jesse, Jenna, Elysse, Evan and Jaegar. Funeral Services will be held 8:00 AM at Holy Trinity Church where a mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated by Rev. Stephen Wirkes. Burial will be held at St. Mary’s Cemetery, Fulton. A calling hour from 6:00 to 7:00 PM Friday will be held in the Sugar Funeral Home, Inc., 224 W. 2nd St. S. Fulton, NY.
June 14, 2012
Catherine F. Pittsley, 59; of Fulton died peacefully Thursday at home surrounded by her family. Mrs. Pittsley was born in Fulton and she has been a resident of the Fulton and Granby area all of her life. She was past employed with Birdseye, Fulton. Mrs. Pittsley later enjoyed staying at home and raising the family. She is pre-deceased by her father George Coles. She is survived by her husband of 31 years David Pittsley of Fulton, 2 daughters: Allison Pittsley of Fulton, and Jennifer (James Bellinger) Pittsley of Fulton, her mother Wilma (German) Coles of Oswego, brother Bruce Coles of Fulton, granddaughter Paige Bellinger of Fulton and several nieces and nephews. Funeral Services will be conducted 9:30 AM Tuesday at the Sugar Funeral Home, Inc., 224 W. 2nd St. S., Fulton with Rev. Vivian Summerville officiating. Burial will be in Jacksonville Cemetery, Lysander, NY. Calling hours will be conducted 4:00 to 7:00 PM Monday at the Sugar Funeral Home, Inc., Fulton.
Donations: University Hospital Cancer Research Building Fund 750 East Adams St. Syracuse, NY 13210 and Friends of Oswego County Hospice 34 E. Bridge St. Oswego, NY 13126
June 13, 2012
Loretta Munger, 89; of Fulton died Wednesday, June 13th at Oswego Hospital, Oswego. She was born in Fulton, NY to the late Bronislaw and Antonina (Golec) Brzuchac. Mrs. Munger has been a longtime resident of Fulton. She was a past communicant of St. Michael’s Church, Fulton. She was a past secretary of the Fulton Women Bowling league for many years. She was also a member of the Polish Legion of American Veterans. Mrs. Munger was pre-deceased by her husband Dominic Munger in February 2005 and her siblings: Sophia, Joseph, Raymond, Steven, Lillian, Geneva, and Janet. She is survived by her children: Joseph (Lisa) Munger of Fulton, David (Teresa) Munger of Fulton, Paul (Kathy) Munger of Fair Haven, NY, and James (Marsha) Munger of Plattsburgh, her brother Allan Brzuchac of Fulton, 9 grandchildren, 5 great grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews. Funeral Services will be held 11:30 AM Saturday at the Sugar Funeral Home, Inc., 224 W. 2nd St. S. Fulton with Rev. Wirkes officiating. Burial will be held privately at St. Mary’s Cemetery, Fulton. Calling hours will be conducted 10:30 to 11:30 AM Saturday at the Sugar Funeral Home, Inc., Fulton. In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to the New York State Talking Book and Braille Library Cultural Education Center, Albany, NY 12230.
June 6, 2012
Paulette Ferington, 63; of Volney died Wednesday at Oswego Hospital, Oswego. She was born in Oswego to the late Wilma (Richardson) and Robert Roy. Mrs. Ferington has been a resident of Volney for 15 years. She worked as a licensed practical nurse. She retired after 20+ years of service with A.L. Lee Memorial Hospital, Fulton. Mrs. Ferington enjoyed working with arts and crafts and she avidly crocheted. She is survived by her longtime companion Lance Wilcox of Volney, 4 children: Isha Matthews of Syracuse, Jasen Matthews of Syracuse, Brandie (Charles) Hudson of Granby, and Nathan Wilcox of Volney, 4 grandchildren: Amara Matthews, Madison Matthews, Jasen Matthews Jr. and Marleah Hudson. Calling hours will be held 9:00 to 11:00 AM Monday in the Sugar Funeral Home, Inc., 224 W. 2nd St. S. Fulton. A committal service with burial will be conducted 9:00 AM Thursday with Rev. Morisette officiating at St. Mary’s Cemetery, Fulton.
Robert Senke Jr., 25, of Oswego died Tuesday evening from injures he suffered from an automobile accident. Bobby was born in Syracuse and has lived most of his life in Oswego. He was a self-employed construction worker. He enjoyed going fishing and he played football. Bobby is survived by his wife Rachel Senke of Oswego, children Arianah, Jeremiah, Isaiah, Khia, and Mariah, mother and stepfather Renee and Shawn Manchester, of Sany Creek, father and stepmother Robert and Judy Senke Sr. of Syracuse, stepmother Lisa Seguin of Oswego brothers and sisters Joshua Bell, Stefani Senke, Christopher Senke, Justin Bell, Kiana Senke, Kateri Senke, stepsister Brianna Manchester, maternal grandfather Carl Manchester paternal grandparents Margaret and Ronald Burton, James Mitchell and Diane Lazore, several nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles, and cousins. Calling hours will be Tuesday 4:00 – 6:00 p.m. at the Sugar & Scanlon Funeral Home 147 W. 4th. St. Oswego. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Bobby ’s children in care of Rachel Senke.
Vincent J. Savona, 70, of Oswego died Thursday morning in the Oswego Hospital. Mr. Savona was born in Oswego the son of the late Joseph and Stella (Azzarelli) Savona. He attended graduate school at UCLA, and received his Master’s Degree from SUNY Oswego in Science Education. Mr. Savona was a chemistry teacher at Central Square, prior to teaching chemistry at the Oswego High School, for twenty-nine years, where he was an adjunct professor with Syracuse University. Mr. Savona was inducted into the Oswego and NYS Softball Hall of Fame. He is survived by his wife of forty-six years Margaret “Meg” Savona of Oswego, their sons Michael Savona of Oswego, and Andrew (Tracy Haynes) Savona of FL, sisters Rosemary Frawley of Buffalo, Grace Chillemi of Oswego, Virginia Familo of Oswego, step grandchildren Eric, Katherine, and James Trudell, and several nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be Monday 10:00 a.m. at St. Joseph Church where a Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated. Calling hours will be Sunday 1:00 – 3:00 p.m. at the Sugar & Scanlon Funeral Home 147 W. 4th. St. Oswego. In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to St. Joseph’s Church organ fund.
January 19, 2012
Barbara Hardie, 90, a former resident of Baldwinsville, died January 19,2012 in Utica, NY. Calling hours will Wednesday May 16, 2012 from 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. at the Sugar & Scanlon Funeral Home 147 W. 4th. St Oswego . Burial will be in St. Paul’s Cemetery.
May 14, 2012
Alice G. Bocko, 94; of Fulton died at Michaud Residential Health Services, Fulton. She was born to the late Thomas and Helena (Dunbar) Goss in Fulton. She has remained a lifelong resident of Fulton. Mrs. Bocko was a past member of the Holy Family Altar Rosary Society. She was past employed with Hunter Arms and the Fulton City School District. She was pre-deceased by her husband of 64 years Arthur Bocko in 2008, brother Gordon Goss and sister Catherine Goss. She is survived by her beloved daughter Mary C. Wacker and her devoted son-in-law Dustin Wacker both of Fulton and her much loved grandson Craig Wacker Of Raleigh, NC. She is also survived by her brother Thomas Goss of Fulton, Brother-in-law Earl (Patricia) Bocko of Minetto, NY and sister-in-law Anna Goss of Jacksonville, FL., and her nieces, nephews and great and great great nieces and nephews. Funeral Services will be held 9:30 AM Friday in the Sugar Funeral Home, Inc., 224 W. 2nd St. S. Fulton with Rev. Robert Stephenson officiating. Burial will be in St. Mary ‘s Cemetery, Fulton. There will be no calling hours.