Doris Valelunga

June 1, 2015
Doris Valelunga Doris Valelunga, 96; of Fulton passed away peacefully Monday morning at St. Luke Health Services, Oswego, NY. She was born in Fabius, NY to the late Howard and Marion (Fairchild) Brown. Mrs. Valelunga has been a resident of Fulton for most of her life. She was past employed with General Electric, Syracuse, NY for 2 years, Montgomery Ward, Fulton, NY for 10 years, a co-owner and operator of Valelunga’s Grocery Store, Fulton for 10 years and she also was also involved with a Photography business for children for 2 years. Mrs. Valelunga was an avid bowler and she loved crossword puzzles and to read. She was a past volunteer with RSVP, Fulton, and the A.L. Lee Memorial Hospital Ladies Auxiliary, Fulton. Mrs. Valelunga was also a member of the Tuesday Afternoon Coffee Hour Bowling League, Fulton. She was pre-deceased by her husband of 61 years Ernest Valelunga in October of 2014, daughter Nancy Quinn in 2005, 3 brothers Kenneth Brown, Donald Brown and Howard Brown, and 2 sisters Norma Palmer, and May Fisher. Mrs. Valelunga is survived by 3 children: Vincent Valelunga of Fulton, Patricia (Daniel) Hall of Fulton, Sharon (David) Reiter of AZ, son-in-law Bernie Quinn of Fulton, 4 siblings: Elsie Case of NM, Shirley Hayes of FL, Shelby Phillips of FL, and Robert Brown of Apulia, NY, 3 grandchildren: Eileen (Aaron) Quinn Fritton of Oswego, Dana Reiter and Devin Reiter of MN, 2 great grandchildren: Kylie and Cole Fritton and several nieces and nephews. Funeral Services will be held 10:30 AM, Saturday, June 6th at the Sugar Funeral Home, Inc., 224 W. 2nd St. S., Fulton with Rev. Moritz Fuchs officiating. Burial will be held in St. Mary’s Cemetery, Fulton. Calling hours will be conducted 9:00 to 10:30 AM Saturday at the Sugar Funeral Home, Inc., Fulton.

Rose M. Pannofino

June 1, 2015
Rose M. Pannofino, 93; of Fulton passed away peacefully Monday, June 1st. She was born in Fulton to the late Vicenza and Egidia (Vecchio) DiBernardo. She has remained a lifetime resident of Fulton. Mrs. Pannofino was a United States Veteran having served in the Marine Corps as a Private First Class from 1945 to 1946. She retired from Sealright Co., Fulton after 42 years of employment. She was also an avid volunteer with Holy Family Church, Fulton for several years. Mrs. Pannofino was pre-deceased by her husband Frank Pannofino, siblings: Joseph DiBernardo, Jack DiBernardo and Carmella Bifera. Mrs. Pannofino is survived by her sister Concetta Dickquist of Fulton and several nieces and nephews. Funeral Services will be 11:30 AM Friday at the Sugar Funeral Home, Inc., Fulton with Rev. James Schultz officiating.
Burial will be held in St. Mary’s Cemetery, Fulton. Military honors will be bestowed by the U.S. Marine Corp Honor Guard. Calling hours will be conducted 9:30 to 11:30 AM Friday at the Sugar Funeral Home, Inc., 224 W. 2nd St. S., Fulton.

John F. Garvey

John F. Garvey 89, of Fulton died Saturday May 30, 2015, at his home after a short illness. Mr. Garvey was born in Manhattan, the son of the late John and Mary (Cox) Garvey, and he has been a resident of Fulton since 1994. He was a financial controller for Sears-Roebuck in NYC, and J. C. Penney in NYC. Mr. Garvey served in the United States Army during the Korean War. He was predeceased by his wife Mary Garvey in 2004. Mr. Garvey is survived by his children Dianne Garvey of MA, John Garvey of Fulton, Daniel (Patricia) Garvey of NJ, and Stephen (Amy) Garvey of Fulton. He is also survived by his sister Dorothy Gaff, and grandchildren Kyla, Tara, Jake, Ben, and Sara. Funeral services will be Thursday 11:00 a.m. at the Sugar Funeral Home Inc. 224 W. 2nd. St S. Fulton. Burial will be in St. Mary’s Cemetery, Fulton

Christian L. Brightwell

Christian L. Brightwell infant son of Elizabeth DeMondo, and Mikal Brightwell returned home to God on Friday May 29, 2015. In addition to his parents Christian is survived by his siblings Liliana, Mikal, and Mikayla Ann Brightwell. He is also survived by his maternal grandparents, Louis DeMondo, Ann Hernandez, paternal grandmother Kim Brightwell, and the late Keith Winn., He is survived by his uncles Lorcin, Romeo, Max, Michael, Mikael, Jamil, and aunts Christa, Manisha, Deja, and great aunt Nina. Services will be private. The arrangements are in the care of the Sugar & Scanlon Funeral Home, 147 W. 4th. St. Oswego.

James Douglas Wagner

May 21, 2015
James Douglas Wagner, 71; of Fulton died Thursday, May 21st at Oswego Hospital. Mr. Wagner was born in Emporia, Kansas to Artimus and Anna (Nevitt) Wagner. He has been a resident of New York since 1998. Mr. Wagner was a United States Veteran having served in the Navy from 1964 to 1970 and later retired from the Army Reserves. He was the recipient of the National Defense Service Medal, the Republic of Vietnam Campaign Medal, and the Vietnam Service Medal with Three Bronze Stars and twice received the Navy Unit Commendation Award. Mr. Wagner enjoyed being an entertainer. He would play his guitar and shared his talents with many Senior Citizen groups in Kansas. He was also known for treating people he worked with to a good, hot cup of coffee. Mr. Wagner is survived by his wife of 34 years: Patricia Wagner of Fulton, 4 children: Angela (Doug) Fye of Nebraska, Deanna Wagner of Texas, Bryan “Dan” Wagner of Nebraska, Chad Wagner of CO, 3 step-children: Cynthia Dinan of WA, Chuck (Faith) Foultz Jr., of Fulton, and Sheryl (Mark) Rood of FL, 2 brothers: Leonard Wagner of Kansas, and Raymond Wagner of CA, and several grandchildren, great grandchildren, nieces and nephews. A Celebration of Life will be held 11:00 AM Friday at the Sugar Funeral Home, Inc., 224 W. 2nd St. S. Fulton with Minister Mary Pettit officiating. The United States Navy Honor Guard will bestow military honors. Burial will be held privately.

Carmela Yager – Spring Burial

February 12, 2015
Carmela Yager, 87; of Fulton will be buried 10:00 AM Friday, May 22nd at St. Mary’s Cemetery, Fulton with Rev. Robert Stephenson giving the final rite of committal. The Sugar Funeral Home, Inc., 224 W. 2nd St. S. Fulton has care of the arrangements.

Francis P. Kehoe – Spring Burial

December 22, 2014
Francis P. Kehoe, 86; of Fulton will be buried 9:00 AM Saturday, May 23rd at St. Mary’s Cemetery, Fulton with Rev. John Cannoro giving the final rite of committal. Military Honors will be bestowed by the Fulton VFW Post #569 and the U.S. Marine Corp. Honor Guards. The Sugar Funeral Home, Inc., 224 W. 2nd St. S. Fulton has care of the arrangements.

Bernard Drake – Spring Burial

March 13, 2015
Bernard Drake, 95; of Fulton will be buried 12:00 PM Friday, May 22th at Jacksonville Cemetery, Lysander with the last rite of committal to be given by Rev. Jeff O’Brien. Military Honors will be bestowed by the U.S. Navy honor guard. The Sugar Funeral Home, Inc., 224 W. 2nd St. S. Fulton has care of the arrangements.

Joan Terranova – Spring Burial

January 7, 2015
Joan Terranova, 93; of Fulton will have a Memorial Service 12:00 PM, May 21st at the Sugar Funeral Home, Inc., 224 W. 2nd St. S., Fulton with Rev. Robert Stephenson officiating. Burial will be held at St. Mary’s Cemetery, Fulton where the last rite of committal will be given by Rev. Stephenson. Contributions may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital 501 St. Jude Place Memphis, TN 38105 or donors@stjude.org.