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.
January 21, 2013
Joseph A. “Smokey” Osetek, 87, of Oswego died Monday January 21, 2013 in the Oswego Hospital. Mr. Osetek was born in Oswego the son of the late Antoni and Catherine (Tencza) Osetek. He was predeceased by his stepfather Andrew Kalinowski, brothers John, Stanley, and Frank Osetek, sisters Helen Osetek, Wanda Sczupak and Connie Kalinowski. Mr. Osetek was educated in local schools and he attended various technical schools, receiving I.C.S. certification in combustion engineering. He participated in labor relation seminars where he received certification in labor relations. Mr. Osetek was a service engineer at Ames Iron Works and Fitzgibbons Boiler works, before becoming a NYS Boiler inspector for many years until his retirement in 1992 as a NYS Senior Boiler Inspector. He was a lifelong parishioner of St. Stephen the King Parish. Mr. Osetek served as Oswego County Legislator representing the seventh ward in the city of Oswego from 1972 until 1995, and he was a member of Oswego County Board of Health and Community Service Board from 1984 until 2012. He enjoyed golfing, fishing and hunting. Mr. Osetek is survived by his wife of 54 years Diane (Heagerty) Osetek of Oswego, children Gregory (Judith) Osetek of Oswego, Julia (John) Schwaller of FL, grandsons Benjamin Joseph Schwaller, Andrew and Alexander Osetek, and several nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be conducted Saturday 10:00 a.m. at St. Stephen the King Church, Oswego, where a Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated. In lieu of flowers contributions may be made in Mr. Osetek’s name to St. Stephen the King Church Building Fund, 138 Niagara St., Oswego, NY 13126. The arrangements are in the care of the Sugar & Scanlon Funeral Home 147 West Fourth Street, Oswego.
January 19, 2013
Christine D. Cerklewich, 54; of Oswego died Saturday, January 19th, 2013 peacefully at home with her family and 4 golden retrievers. She was born in Syracuse, NY and she has been a central NY for most of her life. Mrs. Cerklewich worked as the Director of Oswego County Department of Social Services. She enjoyed hiking with her family and her golden retrievers and she was an avid reader. Mrs. Cerklewich was pre-deceased by her father William Johnson on December 25, 2012. She is survived by her husband of 21 years Paul Cerklewich of Oswego, NY and 1 daughter Dr. Nicole Cerklewich of Binghamton, NY, 5 siblings: Deborah Auricchio, Edward Johnson, Jeffrey Johnson, Patrick Johnson, and Joseph Johnson, her mother Arlene Johnson, godmother: Valerie Dlugosz, and several nieces, nephews and close friends. Funeral Services will be held 9:00 AM Thursday at St. Mary’s Church, Oswego where a mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated.
Calling hours will be held 4:00 to 7:00 PM Wednesday at the Sugar & Scanlon Funeral Home, 147 W. 4th St., Oswego. Burial will be held in St. Peter’s Cemetery, Oswego, NY.
Contributions: Carol M. Baldwin Research Fund 14 Technology Drive, Suite 2; Setauket, NY 11773.
January 17, 2013
Richard A. Walpole, 68, of Fulton died Thursday peacefully with his family by his side at the Oswego Hospital. Mr. Walpole was born in Oswego the son of the late Thomas and Beatrice (Bocco) Walpole. Mr. Walpole was a former employee of Nestles Co., Fulton and worked as temporary employee for the NYS Power Authority, Oswego. He was a former member of the Fulton Moose Lodge. Mr. Walpole is survived by his loving wife of 47 years Sandra Walpole of Fulton, children Kelly (Robert) Budd, of Brewerton, Richard (Barbara) Walpole of Michigan, Michael (Tracy) Walpole of Mexico, brothers Thomas Walpole of Liverpool, Ronald (Bette) Walpole of Rhode Island, Donald (Angie) Walpole of Rochester, grandchildren R.J., Rebecca, Colin, Kerrigan, Emma, and several nieces and nephews. Funeral Services will be held Tuesday 9:30 AM in Holy Trinity Church, Fulton where a Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated by Rev. Steven Wirkes. Burial will be in St. Peter’s Cemetery, Oswego. Calling hour will be conducted 4:00 to 6:00 PM Monday at the Sugar Funeral Home, Inc., 224 W. 2nd St. S. Fulton.
January 14, 2013
Oren F. Lindo, 83; of Fulton died at Crouse Hospital, Syracuse, NY. He was born in Trumansburg, NY to the late Oren and Nora (Himes) Lindo. He was a resident of Fulton for most of his life. Mr. Lindo retired from Nestles, Co., Fulton after 40 years of service. He was pre-deceased by his wife Lela Lindo in 2002, 1 son Joseph Lindo in 2007, his brother Joseph Lindo, and his sister Mary Matott. Mr. Lindo is survived by his 3 children: Sandy (Richard) Foultz of Fulton, Sherry (Lee) Porter of Fulton, and Edward Lindo of Fulton, 1 brother Edward Lindo of MO, 4 grandchildren: Shawn, Chris, Kim, and Tim, 4 great grandchildren: Emily, Grace, Emma, and Simon and several nieces and nephews. Funeral Services will be held 5:00 PM Friday at the Sugar Funeral Home, Inc., with Rev. Mark Kimpland officiating. Burial will be held in the spring at Fairdale Cemetery, Hannibal. Calling hours will be conducted 3:00 to 5:00 PM Friday at the Sugar Funeral Home, Inc., 224 W. 2nd St. S. Fulton.
John J. Rizzo Sr., 95, of Creekside Dr., Fulton died Saturday. Mr. Rizzo was born in Fulton the son of the late Frank and Madeline (Scalise) Rizzo,and he remained a resident of the Fulton , Phoenix area all his life. Mr. Rizzo received his Bachelor of Science Degree from Syracuse University. He retired from Nestle’s Co., Fulton after many years of service. Mr. Rizzo was an avid bowler, member of the Bowling Leagues, and the VFW, Phoenix. He was predeceased by his wife Elizabeth “Betty” Rizzo in 1999. Mr. Rizzo is survived by his son John J. Rizzo Jr. of Fulton, daughters Madelyn Dievendorf of Minoa, Elizabeth Rizzo of Rome, Connie Yablonski of Oswego, and five grandchildren. Funeral services will Wednesday 9:00 from the Sugar Funeral Home, Fulton, and 9:30 a.m. in Holy Trinity Church, Fulton. Spring burial will be in St. Mary’s Cemetery. Calling hours will be Tuesday 5:00 – 8:00 p.m. at the funeral home 224 W. 2nd. St. Fulton.
January 10, 2013
Michelle Angelina, 45, of Oswego died Thursday January 10,2013 in University Hospital after a short illness. She was born in Oswego the daughter of the late Charles and Gertrude Sawyer. Michelle loving wife , mother and grandmother, and she enjoyed reading and bowling. Michelle is survived by her husband Gregory Angelina, children Danielle Sawyer, Justin Angelina, and Logan Angelina all of Oswego, her granddaughter Deiarania Sawyer, In addition she is survived by her brother and sisters Ronald (Ann) Reeves, Valerie (William) Dawnstar, Kimberly Sawyer, Deedra Sawyer all of Oswego and Shereen (Joseph Willard) Sawyer of Maryland, aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces, and nephews . Funeral services will be Friday 4:00 p.m. at the Port City Faith Assembly of God Church, W. 5th. St, Oswego. Calling hours will be Friday 3:00 – 4:00 p.m. at the church prior to the service. The arrangements are in the care of the Sugar & Scanlon Funeral Home 147 West Fourth Street, Oswego.
January 4, 2013
June Rose, 84; of Oswego died at Oswego Hospital, Oswego. She was born in Fulton, NY and she has been a lifetime resident of Oswego County. Mrs. Rose was past employed with Sealright, Co., Fulton and she retired from KBC after 20 years of service as a clerk. She was pre-deceased by her husband Ralph Rose in 2004 and siblings: James, Lee, and Dean Bickford, Arlene VanAlstine and Veva Gallagher. Mrs. Rose is survived by her 3 children: Terry (Ken Warner) Rose of Syracuse, Timothy Rose of Fulton, and Cindy (Spike) Giberson of Oswego, 3 sisters: Beatrice Smith of Oswego, Ellen Hawley of Fulton, and Kay (Ed) Coe of Fulton, 8 grandchildren, 10 great granddaughters, 2 great grandsons, and several nieces and nephews. Funeral Services will be held 2:00 PM Sunday at the Sugar Funeral Home, Inc., 224 W. 2nd St. S. Fulton with Rev. David Grey officiating. Burial will be held in the spring at Fairdale Cemetery, Hannibal. Calling hours will be conducted Sunday from 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM at the Sugar Funeral Home, Inc.