Kenneth A. Keil, 71, of Hannibal died Sunday in the Oswego Hospital. He was born in Buffalo, NY and moved to Oswego County in 1973. He worked for Niagara Mohawk and Constellation for twenty-seven years in the Electrical Department and Buildings and Grounds. He was a member of the IBEW Local Union #97. Mr. Keil served in the United States Airforce serving from 1962 until 1968. He was an avid fan of the Buffalo Bills and the Buffalo Sabers. Mr. Keil is survived by his wife Shirley Keil of Hannibal, and children Shawn (Sativa) Keil of FL, Matthew (Alissa) Keil of MN, Holly Fantom of Fulton, stepchildren Todd Richardson of Red Creek, Justin Richardson of CA, Ted (Terri) Richardson of Fulton, Cindy Falter of Rochester, Lisa (Randy) Kinville of Fulton, his sister Karen (Harry) Geithe of Buffalo, 21 grandchildren, and 4 great grandchildren. He was predeceased by a stepdaughter Rhonda Furlong. Funeral services will be Friday 10:00 a.m. in the Sugar & Scanlon Funeral Home, Oswego. Burial will be in Fairdale Cemetery. Calling hours will be Thursday 4:00 – 6:00 p.m. at the funeral home 147 W. 4th. St. Oswego.
September 26, 2014
Madden Katherine Hayden Ladd, 2; of Fulton died Friday at the Oswego Hospital. She was born in Oswego to Ticia Hayden and Mathew Ladd of Fulton. Madden loved everything she encountered in her life especially Dora the Explorer. She enjoyed going to daycare to see her friends and to play and she thought of her beloved dog Cooper as her best friend. Madden is survived by her parents Ticia Hayden and Mathew Ladd of Fulton, her brother Tanner Ladd of Fulton, Paternal grandparents: Cathleen Ladd of Fulton, Alan Ladd of Liverpool, Maternal grandparents: Gregory and Katherine Hayden of Fulton, Paternal great grandparents Gerald and Gladys Guernsey of Fulton, Maternal great grandparents: Tamara and Lyle Miller of Carthage, NY and Bruce Ashcraft Sr., and Carol Moseley of Black River, NY. She is also survived by her Uncle Joshua Ladd, Uncle Zachary Ladd, and Aunt Erin Hayden all of Fulton, and several great aunts, great uncles, and cousins. She was pre-deceased by her paternal great grandparents: Florence and Raymond Ladd, and Maternal great grandparents: Ellsworth and Patricia Hayden. Funeral Services and Burial will be held privately. Calling hours will be conducted Monday from 3:00 to 5:00 PM at the Sugar Funeral Home, Inc., 224 W. 2nd St. S. Fulton.
July 9, 2014
Anne L. Bodwitch, 95; of Fulton. Funeral Services will be held 9:00 AM Saturday, October 4th at St. Stephen’s Church, Oswego where a mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated by Rev. Greg Kreinheder. Burial will be in St. Peter’s Cemetery, Oswego, NY. A reception will follow. The Sugar Funeral Home, Inc. 224 W. 2nd St. S. Fulton has care of the arrangements.
September 25, 2014
Elizabeth A. Melfi, 88; of Fulton died Thursday at St. Luke Health Services, Oswego. Mrs. Melfi was born in Fulton to the late Amedeo and Gisella (Cuzzlin) Raponi. She has been a resident of Fulton all of her life. Mrs. Melfi was a loving wife, mother and grandmother. She was pre-deceased by her husband Patrick V. Melfi Sr., in 1991, son Patrick V. Melfi Jr., in 1971, siblings: Archie Raponi, Anthony Raponi, Alexander Raponi and Mary Ann Oot. She is survived by her brother Dante (Joy) Raponi of Panama City, Florida, and grandson Patrick V. Melfi III of Oswego and several nieces and nephews. Funeral Services will be held 11:00 AM Tuesday in Holy Trinity Church where a mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated by Rev. John Canorro. Burial will be in St. Mary’s Cemetery, Fulton. Calling hours will be conducted 4:00 to 6:00 PM Monday at the Sugar Funeral Home, Inc., 224 W. 2nd St. S. Fulton.
Frieda L. Vasho, 91, of Fulton passed into eternal life on Thursday September 25, 2014 at St. Luke Health Services, Oswego. She was born in Madison, Wisconsin, the daughter of the late Ernest and Ida (Anderegg) Liechti. She was predeceased by her husband Carmen P. Vasho, sister Elizabeth Powell and brother Paul B. Liechti. Mrs. Vasho is survived by her children Andrea (Preston) McCabe, Phillip (April) Vasho, and Paul (Melony) Vasho, and her brother Ernest Liechti, and several grandchildren, great grandchildren, and her niece and nephews. There will be no calling hours. Burial will be in St. Mary’s Cemetery, Fulton. Donations may be made to St. Luke Health Services, 299 E. River Rd. Oswego. The Sugar Funeral Home, 224 W. 2nd St., Fulton is in care of the arrangements.
September 22, 2014
Joseph A. LiVoti, Sr., 87; of Fulton died Monday at Michaud Residential Health Services, Fulton. He was born in Fulton to the late Agnes Mary (Miner) and Antonino LiVoti. Mr. LiVoti remained a lifetime resident of Fulton. He graduated from Fulton High School and Rider College, Trenton, NJ. On October 11, 1952 Joseph married Lois M. Revolinsky at St. Stanilaus Church, Trenton, NJ. He was a United States Veteran having served in the Navy as a Coxswain during WWII. Mr. LiVoti worked in the accounting department at Sealright Co., Fulton before retiring from Alcan, Scriba, NY after 19 years with their accounting department. He was a member of the Knights of Columbus Council #254, Fulton, the Fulton American Legion, and the Fulton Booster Club. Mr. LiVoti is survived by his wife of 61 years Lois LiVoti of Fulton, 7 children: Joseph (Celeste) LiVoti, Jr., of Mexico, Anthony (Mary Catherine) LiVoti of Fulton, Francis (Evelyn) LiVoti of Fulton, Mary Ann (Bruce) McGregor of Fulton, Paul (Margaret) LiVoti of Oswego, John (Sue) LiVoti of Florida, Catherine (James) LiVoti Rice of Fulton, 10 grandchildren, 3 great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. Mr. LiVoti was pre-deceased by his sisters: Elizabeth LiVoti Nettle, and Rosaria LiVoti Cesario. Funeral Services will be held
12:00 PM Thursday at Holy Trinity Church, Fulton where a mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated by Rev. John Canorro. Burial will be held in St. Mary’s Cemetery, Fulton. Calling hours will be conducted 4:00 to 7:00 PM Wednesday at the Sugar Funeral Home, Inc., 224 W. 2nd St. S., Fulton. In lieu of flowers the family has requested that donations be made to St. Joseph’s Foundation Office C/O Cardiac Unit 973 James St. Suite 250, Syracuse, NY, 13203 or Catholic Charities of Oswego County 365 W. 1st. St. Fulton, NY 13069.
Denise L. Hubbard, 60, of Sterling died Monday September 22, 2014 in the Oswego Hospital. She was born in Morristown New Jersey, and has been a resident of Sterling since 2012. Denise worked for Aerospace and NASA, before going to work at Taggart’s in Clay. She was a member of AARP. Denise is survived by her sons Courtney and Shaun Beidleman both of Sterling, her mother Dolores Hubbard, grandson Courtney Beidleman Jr., and her brothers Eric, and Darnell Hubbard. Burial will be in Morristown, New Jersey.The Sugar Scanlon Funeral Home is in care of the arrangements
September 16, 2014
Ann Borek King, 93; died Tuesday, September 16th at Anne Arundel Medical Center, Maryland. Anne was a very active member of Our Lady of Lourdes Church, Arlington, VA. She also volunteered her time to Meals on Wheels, the Cancer Society, and Green Manor Garden Club. Ann is survived by her daughter Kathy (Michael) Anderson, two grandsons: Christopher and Thomas, her brother Ralph Borek of Fulton and many loving nieces and nephews. Ann will forever remain in the hearts of her family and friends. Funeral Services were held October 1st at Our Lady of Lourdes, VA with a reception following at the Army Navy Country Club. The Sugar Funeral Home, Inc., 224 W. 2nd St. S. Fulton has care of the local arrangements.
September 7, 2014
OSWEGO – Donna M. Nagelschmidt, 72, of Oswego, died Sunday, Sept. 7th, 2014, at Oswego Hospital. She was born in Yonkers, the daughter of the late John and Doris (Holcomb) Nagelschmidt IV.
Donna spent her childhood in Oswego and graduated from Oswego High School in 1960. Following this she was employed at Snyder & Mackin in Oswego for several years, as a very conscientious book keeper in their accounting department. Donna also worked at the Midway Drive-In Theatre in Minetto.
She had a strong desire to see all of the 50 states (eventually visiting 46). In 1967, Donna started with a grand loop bus tour, offered by the Greyhound Co., which included parts of Canada. After this sampling, at age 25, she set her dreams on Las Vegas and moved there a couple of years later. Donna fully enjoyed the stars and glitter of show business. Her favorite was Elvis, and she attended at least 40 of his live performances; shaking hands with him once. She was employed at the Horseshoe Casino for many years, and made many friends.
Donna was very loving, with a special compassion for homeless people.
Donna was very grateful, as is her family, for the top-notch care she received from the Doctors and Nurses at the Oswego Hospital.
In addition to her parents, she was predeceased by her only brother-in-law, James E. Drips.
She is survived by siblings John F. (Judith) Nagelschmidt V of Minetto, George T. Nagelschmidt and Joan L. Drips both of Oswego; nieces Heidi M. Nagelschmidt and April M. (John) Eckburg; nephews John F. Nagelschmidt VI and Shane R. Drips; grandnieces Tessa M. Eckburg and Emily E. Sohoski; grandnephews Tyler A. and Scout R. Eckburg and Mitchell J. Nagelschmidt.
Calling hours are Wednesday, Sept. 17th, 4-6 PM at Sugar and Scanlon Funeral Home, 147 W. Fourth St., Oswego, with a memorial service to follow. No burial service is scheduled.
Instead of flowers, please contribute to the cancer research organization of your choice; Thank you.
September 6, 2014
William Schroeder, 50, of Oswego died Saturday September 6, 2014 in St. Joseph Hospital, Syracuse. He was born in Oswego the son of the late William and Dorothy (Dyer) Schroeder. He was a former employee with Syroco, Baldwinsville. Mr. Schroeder is survived by his wife Tammy Dunlap, children William Schroeder, Edward (Jessica) Schroeder, Elaine Schroeder, April Schroeder, and Raymond Schroeder all of Oswego. He is also survived by his grandchildren and siblings Robert Schroeder, Debbie Murray, Sylvia Thompson, and Peter Schroeder. Calling hours will be Wednesday September 10 from 4:00 – 6:00 p.m. at the Sugar & Scanlon Funeral Home, 147 W. 4th. St. Oswego.