Rose M. Mondello

August 17, 2014
Rose M. Mondello, 92, of Oswego died Sunday August 17, 2014 in St. Luke Health Services. She was born in Oswego the daughter of the late Benedetto and Rosalia (Craco) Mondello. Ms. Mondello was a licensed practical nurse at the Oswego Hospital surgical department for thirty-five years. She was a volunteer for the American Red Cross during the wars. Ms. Mondello was a member of the Catholic Nurses Organization in Oswego, former member of Battle Island Golf Course, and the Quilters Organization. She was predeceased by her sister Bessie Kudwa, and brother Joseph P. Mondello. Ms. Mondello is survived by her nieces Rosanna Kingsley of WI, Patricia Kudwa of TX, Kathy Mondello of New Mexico City, and nephew Stanley Kudwa of TX. Entombment will 9:30 a.m. Wednesday August 27, 2014 in All Saints Mausoleum The arrangements are in the care of the Sugar & Scanlon Funeral Home, 147 W. 4th. St., Oswego.

Roland “Peanut” Vanderhaden

August 15, 2014
Roland “Peanut” Vanderhaden, 71; of Fulton died Friday at Oswego Hospital after a long illness. He was born in Fulton to the late Charles and Mary “Lucille” (Blake) Vanderhaden. He remained a lifetime resident of Fulton. Mr. Vanderhaden was past employed with Mirabito’s, Fulton and the Knifeworks, Fulton. In his younger years he enjoyed hunting and fishing and as he got older he loved having “coffee hour” and socializing with his family and friends. Mr. Vanderhaden was pre-deceased by his twin brother Ronny Vanderhaden, and siblings: Patricia VanDusen, Donald Vanderhaden, Edward Vanderhaden, Charles Vanderhaden and Sharon Vanderhaden. Mr. Vanderhaden is survived by his niece and caregiver Mary Ann Kimball of Fulton, 5 siblings: Gary Vanderhaden of Fulton, William (Carol) Vanderhaden of Fulton, Carol Hendricks of Fulton, Linda Bartosek of Oswego, Donna (Clarence) Duciaume of TX and several nieces and nephews. Funeral Services will be held 10 AM Tuesday at the Sugar Funeral Home, Inc., with Rev. Moritz Fuchs officiating. Burial will be in Fairdale Cemetery, Hannibal, NY. Calling hours will be conducted 9:00 to 10:00 AM Tuesday at the Sugar Funeral Home, Inc., 224 W. 2nd St. S. Fulton.

Beverly A. Wilcox

August 15, 2014
Beverly A. Wilcox, 73; of Fulton died Friday at Oswego Hospital after a long illness. She was born to the late Harold and Bernadine (Hutton) Boyce. Mrs. Wilcox has been a lifetime resident of Fulton. She retired after 38 years of employment in 2003 from Nestles, Co, Fulton. After retirement Mrs. Wilcox began working at Walmart, Fulton as a greeter. She was a member of the Fulton Breast Cancer Caring and Sharing Group, and she enjoyed her “Monthly Ladies Luncheon.” Mrs. Wilcox loved to garden and bake for her family especially for her grandchildren. She was pre-deceased by her son John David Halstead, Jr. in 2013. Mrs. Wilcox is survived by her husband of 33 years: Donald Wilcox, Sr. of Fulton, daughters: Heather R. (Ronald I. Strickler) Halstead of NJ, Lorrie E. Halstead Anderson of Baldwinsville, NY, step-son: Donald Wilcox, Jr., of Fulton, sister: Bonnie Thornton of FL, 3 grandchildren: Shayne M. Anderson, Hannah E. Halstead, John David Halstead III, and 2 nephews: Craig Emmons of PA, and Marc Emmons of WA. Funeral Services will be held 11:00 AM Friday at the Sugar Funeral Home, Inc., 224 West Second St. S. Fulton with Pastor Philip Farley of the Family Worship Center, Clay, NY officiating. Burial will be held in Fairdale Cemetery, Hannibal, NY. Calling hours will be conducted 4:00 to 7:00 PM Thursday at the Sugar Funeral Home, Inc., Fulton.

George Hundycz

August 15, 2014
George Hundycz, 94 of Fulton died Friday August 15, 2014 in the Oswego Hospital. He was born in Minetto the son of the lateTheodore and Katryna (Suchania) Hundycz. He retired from Nestle’s after 40 years of service. He sergeant in the United States Army Airforce serving in England. He was a member of the CCC in NYS during President Roosevelt’s term. He was an avid bowler, and golfer. Mr. Hundycz is survived by his wife of 63 years Mary Hundycz of Fulton, 2 sons Larry (Roxanne) Hundycz of FL, Daniel Hundycz of Horseheads, NY, a sister Sophie Galini of Radisson, grandson Christopher, and several nieces and nephews. Mr. Hundycz was predeceased by his son Michael Hundycz in 1977, sisters Ann Rogers, Sister Serephica, and brother Peter Hundycz. A Mass of Christian burial will be conducted Tuesday 12:00 noon in Holy Trinity Church. Burial will be in St. Mary’s Cemetery. Calling hours will be Tuesday 11:00 – 12:00 prior to the mass at Holy Trinity Church. The arrangements are in the care of the Sugar Funeral Home Inc., 224 W. 2nd. St. Fulton. Contributions may be made to Cure PC.org.

Carmella Kieper

August 10, 2014
Carmella Kieper, 90, of Oswego died Sunday morning August 10, 2014 in the Oswego Hospital. Carm was born in Italy, the daughter of the late Thomas and Nancy (Palmitesso) Ross, and as a child her family moved to Oswego, NY. She worked as a waitress at Anne’s Donut Shop, and Wade’s Diner Oswego before her retirement. She was a communicant and active volunteer at St. Joseph Church. Carm was an active member of the Columbiettes, St. Anne’s Society, RSVP, Golden Ages, and a Meals on Wheels volunteer. She was predeceased by her husband’s John Black Sr. in 1970, Ralph E. Kieper in 2011, her daughter Jean Reynolds in 2002, and her sisters Mary Harbison, and Vi Kline. She is survived by her son John (Joanne) Black of New Mexico, daughter Judy (William) Dale of Oswego, 6 grandchildren, and 9 great grandchildren. Funeral services will be Friday 10:00 a.m. at St. Joseph Church. Burial will be in St. Peter’s Cemetery. There will be no calling hours. The arrangements are in the care of the Sugar & Scanlon Funeral Home, 147 W. 4th. St. Oswego.

Amy M. Burt

August 6, 2014
Amy M. Burt, 26; died Wednesday in Oswego, NY. She was born in Lancaster, NH and she has been a resident of Oswego, NY for 5 years. Amy enjoyed being a Mom to her 3 children Paiytynn, Jaice, and Gavan Thomas all of Oswego. She is also survived by her boyfriend of 5 years Shane Thomas of Oswego, NY, mother Lisa Cook of Oswego, father Burton Burt of KY, 3 siblings: James Hollenbeck of VT, Kristian Burt of Fulton, and Kerri-Ann Johnson of Oswego, several aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins. There will be no funeral services. Burial will be held privately. Calling hours will be conducted Friday from 2:00 to 4:00 PM at the Sugar & Scanlon Funeral Home, 147 W. 4th St. Oswego, NY 13126.

Kendra Jane Murray

August 3, 2014
Kendra Jane Murray, infant daughter of John and Dawn (Siegfried) Murray, of Oswego went into God’s loving arms Sunday morning, August 3, 2014. In addition to her parents Kendra is survived by maternal grandparents Dean and Linda Walker, and David Siegfried, her aunt Kimberley Siegfried and her cousin Eden Slocum. She was predeceased by her paternal grandparents Dolores and Thomas Murray. Funeral services will be private. Kendra will be buried in North Scriba Union Cemetery. The arrangements are in the care of the Sugar & Scanlon Funeral Home 147 W. 4th. St. Oswego.

Concetta Solazzo Pelkey

July 30, 2014
Concetta Solazzo Pelkey, 81, of Oswego died Wednesday at her home surrounded by her family. Connie was born in Oswego the daughter of the lateJoseph and Concetta (Gambino) Solazzo Sr. Connie was a former employee with Stone and Webster in Oswego. She was a communicant of St. Joseph Church. Connie is survived by her children Gerard (Lisa) Pelkey of Oswego, Donald (Sally) Pelkey of Oswego, Ann (Butch) Clark of Fulton, her brother Michael Solazzo of Oswego, sisters Jane Farfaglia of Fulton, Anna Fitzsimmons of Oswego, and Frances Solazzo of Oswego, eleven grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews. In addition Connie was predeceased by her sisters Augustina Benzunas, Rose Solazzo Mary Walsh, and her brothers Nicasio, Anthony, John, Dominick, and Joseph Solazzo. Funeral services will be Monday August 4th. At 9:00 a.m. in St. Joseph Church. The arrangements are in the care of the Sugar & Scanlon Funeral Home 147 W. 4th. St. Oswego.

Kim Firenze

July 28, 2014
Kim Firenze, 48, of Fulton died Monday after a sudden illness. She was born in Fulton the daughter of the late Lawrence and Judith (Dunn) Helmer Sr. Kim was a former employee of Birdseye Co., Fulton. She enjoyed gardening, caring for her pets, and bird watching. She is survived by her son Terry Firenze II of Fulton, two brothers Greg Helmer and Larry Helmer Jr. Funeral services and burial will be private. The arrangements are in the care of the Sugar Funeral Home 224 W. 2nd St., Fulton.

Venera “ Anna” Bonanno

July 28, 2014
Venera “ Anna” BonannoVenera “Anna” Bonanno, 92, of Fulton, died Monday July 28, 2014 in Seneca Hill Manor. Mrs. Bonanno was born in Fulton the daughter of the late Joseph and Angelina (Laspina) Fichera. Mrs. Bonanno was a volunteer at A.L.Lee Memorial Hospital and at Michaud Residential Health Services, Fulton. She was predeceased by her husband Vincent Bonanno in 1998, her daughter Margaret Knight in 2007, and her brother Nunzio Ficher in 1993. Mrs. Bonanno was a loving wife, mother, and grandmother. She is survived by her daughters Barbara (Tom) Grimes of E. Amherst, NY, Teresa (Stephen) Wallenfels of Richland, WA, Susan (Steven) Barber of Lake View, NY son-in-law George Knight of Utah, sister Mary (Alfred) Stancampiano of Oswego, grandchildren Jeffrey and Christine Barber, Amy and Katie Grimes, and Michael Wallenfels, great grandson Henry Wallenfels. Funeral services will be conducted Thursday 11:00 a.m. from the Sugar Funeral Home, Fulton, and 11:30 a.m. in Holy Trinity Church, where a Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated. Burial will be in St. Mary’s Cemetery. Calling hours will be Wednesday 4:00 – 7:00 p.m. at the funeral home 224 W. 2nd. St. S. Fulton. Contributions may be made to Catholic Charities, Fulton, or University Dialysis Center, 1127 E. Genesee St. Syracuse, NY 13210