Marie I Fabrizio

August 27, 2012

Marie I Fabrizio, 88; a native of Cortland and a resident of Fulton since 1948, died at home with her family at her side. Mrs. Fabrizio was a Registered Nurse graduate from E.J. Meyer Memorial Hospital School of Nursing in Buffalo, NY. She was a cadet nurse during World War II, and worked as a private duty nurse in Fulton, for several years. Previously, she had been employed at Providence Hospital in Washington, D.C. and Cortland Memorial Hospital. Mrs. Fabrizio with her late husband, Louis Fabrizio, operated the Fabrizio Cake Shop for twenty years until their retirement. She was a member of Holy Family – St. Michael’s Parish, and a member of its Altar Rosary Society. She was currently a communicant of Holy Trinity Church, Golden Agers Society and Altar Rosary Society of Holy Trinity Church, Fulton. Mrs. Fabrizio was a past member of the Catholic Daughters Court Pere LeMoyne # 833, Oswego County Catholic Nurses, and a charter member of the now disbanded Fulton Private Duty Nurses Association. She also served as a committee person with the Fulton Democratic City Committee. Mrs. Fabrizio was predeceased by her husband of over sixty years Louis Fabrizio, and her brother Palmiero Spaziani. She is survived by her daughters Elaine Angell, Cheryl (George) Thornber both of Fulton, and her son Gary Fabrizio of FL. In addition she is survived by a sister Louise ( Ron) Spencer of Fulton, and 7 grandsons: Nathan Angell, Marlo Angell-Jasso, Matthew Ilacqua, Derek Brett, Gavin and Jared Thornber, and Alexander Fabrizio, 5 great granddaughters, 4 great grandsons, 2 great great grandsons, 1 great great granddaughter and several nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be conducted 11:00 am Friday from the Sugar Funeral Home 224 W. 2nd. St. S. Fulton, and 11:30 AM in Holy Trinity Church, Fulton where a Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated by Rev. Moritz Fuchs. Calling hours will be held Thursday 4:00 – 7:00 p.m. at the Sugar Funeral Home, Fulton. Burial will be in St. Mary’s Cemetery, Cortland, NY with Rev. Lucian of St. Anthony’s Church, Cortland, NY. Donations may be made to the Friends of Oswego County Hospice, PO Box 102, Oswego, NY 13126; and St. Jude’s Children Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105-1942.

Ronald Kimball Sr.

August 11,2012

Ronald Kimball Sr. of Fulton died Saturday in St. Joseph Hospital, Syracuse. Mr. Kimball was born in Fulton the son of the late Hosie and Irma (Pierce) Kimball. He served in the United States Airforce from 1967 until 1974. He was a life member of the VFW Post # 569. He was a former employee of Walt Disney World, FL as a maintenance man. He is survived by his son Ronald F. (Margaret) Kimball Jr. of Baldwinsville, brothers Elmer (Rosie) Kimball of Mass., Ralph (Ginger) Kimball of FL, Douglas (Teresa) Kimball of Fulton, three grandchildren, nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be private. Arrangements are in the care of the Sugar Funeral Home 224 West 2nd St. S Fulton.

Richard L. Derby

July 30, 2012

Richard Lyman Derby, 85, of Sterling, died July 30, 2012, at Oswego Hospital. He was born in Sparta, NY, son of the late Lyman and Hazel (Moffat) Derby. A resident of Sterling for 52 years, he operated dairy farms in Spencerport and Sterling until the mid 1970s. He was a wood grader for Bailey Lumber Company in Hannibal and Waterloo until his retirement in 1989. He was a former Cub Scout leader and member of Hannibal Community Players, a member of the Fulton Ancient Order of Hibernians and an active communicant of Our Lady of the Rosary Church in Hannibal. He chaired the church’s annual chicken and biscuit dinner for decades and volunteered his time at many other church fundraisers. He enjoyed woodworking and created special gifts for his family and friends.

Mr. Derby is survived by his wife of 64 years, Jean (Grapensteter) Derby, his children, Don (Bonnie) Derby of Florida, Sue (Dean) Percival of Sterling, Wayne (Mary) Derby of Georgia, Randy Derby of Florida, and William (Lori) Derby of Sterling; 14 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; and three great-great grandchildren. He was predeceased by his son, Ronald, and his brother, Donald. Services are 10:30 a.m. Aug. 3 at Our Lady of the Rosary Church, Hannibal. Burial is private. Arrangementsare in the care of the Sugar & Scanlon Funeral Home, 147 W. Fourth Street, Oswego.

Tracey E. Hotaling

July 22, 2012

Tracey E. Hotaling, 73; of Oswego, NY died Sunday at University Hospital, Syracuse after a long illness.  He was the son of the late Tracey and Bernis (Winks) Hotaling.  Mr. Hotaling was a resident of Fulton for over 47 years and just recently moved to Oswego.  Mr. Hotaling was past employed with Londy Argo, Syracuse as a house mover.  He enjoyed making people smile and he loved to fish..  Mr. Hotaling was pre-deceased by his wife Virginia Hotaling in 2011.  He is survived by 2 children:  Teresa (Rick) Maine of Hannibal, Trace (Carol) Hotaling of Volney, 4 step-children:  David Phillips of Phoenix, Liz Terrimiggi of Fulton, Billy Phillips of Phoenix, and Helen Short of Oswego, 2 sisters:  Patricia Fellows of Phoenix, and Janet Sheets of Auburn, NY, 5 grandchildren:  Rick, Connie, Shirley, Terri and Brian, and several great grandchildren, great great grandchildren, nieces and nephews.  Graveside Services and Burial will be held 9:00 AM Friday at Mt. Adnah Cemetery with Rev. Sandra Rude officiating.  Calling hours will be conducted 5:00 to 7:00 PM Thursday at the Sugar Funeral Home, Inc., 224 W. 2nd St. S. Fulton, NY.

Mary Walsh

July 22,2012

Mary Walsh, 75, of Oswego passed away at home on Sunday with her family by her side. She was born in Oswego, the daughter of the late Joseph and Concetta (Gambino) Solazzo Sr.

Mary was a 1956 graduate of Oswego High School and was employed by the Oswego County Mental Health Department and secretary for Local 73 Business Plumbers & Steamfitters, managed by David “Bucky” Lavery.

She was a devout communicant of St. Josephs Roman Catholic Church, and her faith was the cornerstone of her life. She was proud to be the mother of Thomas and Bernie, and considered them her greatest accomplishment. She made time every day to visit and enjoy her family and friends, and her laughter could always be heard. The essence of Mary was seen in her warm and encompassing smile. Her strong spirit exemplified graceful dignity and a positive attitude.

She is survived by her husband Thomas Walsh of Oswego, sons Thomas Walsh of Hannibal, Bernard (Tammy) Walsh of Pennsylvania, brothers Joseph and Michael Solazzo of Oswego, sisters Jane Farfaglia of Fulton, Anna Fitzsimmons, Connie S. Pelkey, and Frances Solazzo all of Oswego, two grandchildren Bernard Jr. and Nicholas Walsh and many nieces and nephews.

Her sisters Augustina Bendzunas, Rose Solazzo, and brothers Nicholas, Tony, Dominic, and John Solazzo predeceased Mary, as well as her Godchild Mark Solazzo.

Funeral services will be conducted Thursday at 8:30 am from the Sugar & Scanlon Funeral Home Oswego, 9:00 am in St. Joseph’s Roman Catholic Church where a Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated. Burial will be in St. Peter’s Cemetery. Calling hours will be Wednesday 4:00 – 7:00 p.m. at the Sugar & Scanlon Funeral Home 147 W. Fourth St. Oswego. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be sent to Friends of Oswego County Hospice or to St. Joseph’s Church.

Eugene Ropelewski

July 22,2012

Eugene Ropelewski, 87, of Fulton died Sunday morning at Seneca Hill Manor, with his family by his side. He was born in Elmira, NY and has been a resident of Fulton for over twenty-five years. He was a member of the Plumbers and Pipefitters Local # 273. He was the owned and operated Gene’s Heating & Air conditioning, of Fulton. Mr. Ropelewski is survived by his wife Carol Cathcart of Fulton children Paul of Florida, Antionette Lyons of Florida. Markee Cathcart of Fulton, Kevin and Keith Sheridan of Oswego, Kim McPherson of Oswego, Kathy Sheridan Bradwisch of Oswego, Erin Cartcart of Syracuse, and Shawn Cathcart of Baldwinsville, and several grandchildren. Funeral services and burial will be private. The arrangements are in the care of the Sugar Funeral Home 224 W. 2nd. St. Fulton.

Ann Foster

July 14, 2012

Ann Foster, 94; of Fulton died Saturday at Seneca Hill Manor, Volney. She was born in Utica, NY to the late Graham and Carrie (Fuller) Bushell. Mrs. Foster retired as a bookkeeper with Ure Insurance Agency, Fulton. She was a member of the Daughters of American Revolution, and a past Matron of Elizabeth Chapter #105 Fulton, the Fulton Women’s Club, and the Interior Decorators Club. She is also a member of the Granby Seniors, Volney Seniors, and A.L. Lee Memorial Hospital Auxiliary. Mrs. Foster was a past member of the 1st Baptist Church, Fulton and a member of the 1st United Church, Fulton. She was pre-deceased by husband Willard Foster in 1980. Mrs. Foster is survived by her daughter: Sharon (Charles) Irwin of Martville, her twin sister Mary Phares of Fulton, 2 grandchildren: Cheryl Horning, and Richard Burdick, nephew David Phares, 7 great grandchildren, and several great great grandchildren. Funeral Services and Burial will be held privately. There will be no calling hours. The Sugar Funeral Home, Inc., 224 W. 2nd St. S. Fulton has care of the arrangements.

Shirley M. Allen

July 10, 2012

Shirley M. Allen, 83; of Fulton died at University Hospital. She was born in Solvay, NY to the late Oscar and Edith (Olmstead) Cole. Mrs. Allen retired in 1990 from General Electric after 43 years of service. She was a member and volunteer of the First United Church, Fulton. Mrs. Allen was an avid reader, and she also enjoyed crossword puzzles. Mrs. Allen was pre-deceased by her grandson Kenneth E. Stoutenger in 1989 and her husband of 57 years Erwin Allen in 2007. She is survived by her 4 children: Richard (Alice) Allen of Fulton, Diane (Mike) Stoutenger of TX, Martin (Diane) Allen and Rodger (Tyran) Allen both of Fulton, 3 siblings: Barbara Shoemaker of Homer, NY, Thelma Chapman of Marcellus, NY and Frederick “George” Cole of Camden, NY, 6 grandchildren, 10 great grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews. Memorial Services will be held 3:00 PM Sunday at the First United Church with Rev. David Nethercott officiating. Burial will be held privately. Sugar Funeral Home, Inc., 224 W. 2nd St. S. Fulton has care of the arrangements. Contributions: Friends of Oswego County Hospice, PO Box 102 Oswego, NY 13126 or First United Church 33 S. 3rd St., Fulton, NY 13069.

William I. Baldwin

July 4, 2012

William I. Baldwin, 87; of Fulton died Wednesday at home with his family. He was born in Irving, MA to the late Milton and Matilda (Kline) Baldwin. He was a resident of Fulton for most of his life and later in retirement he and his wife wintered in Florida. Mr. Baldwin was a United States Veteran having served in the Army during WWII. He retired from Sealright, Co., after 28 years and 6 years with Armstrong, Co., Fulton as a chef with food service. He was also a former member of the Knights of Columbus #254. Mr. Baldwin was in charge of catering the Knights of Columbus functions for several years. He was pre-deceased by his siblings: Frank Baldwin, and Virginia Gifford. Mr. Baldwin is survived by his wife of 66 years Anna Mae (Hogan) Baldwin of Fulton, 2 children: William M. (Bonnie) Baldwin of NC, and Daryl Ann (Phillip) Cobb of Oswego, 3 siblings: Louis (Colleen) Baldwin of Fulton, Milton (Nancy) Baldwin and Joan (Robert) Smith all of Fulton, 4 grandchildren: Tracie, Tim, Deana, and Michelle; 6 great grandchildren: Andrew, Gabriela, Greyson, Avery, Quinnton, and Casey; and several nieces and nephews. Funeral Services will be held 9:30 AM Saturday 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. Calling hours will be conducted 4:00 to 7:00 PM Friday at the Sugar Funeral Home, Inc., Fulton. Contributions should be made to the Friends of Oswego County Hospice, Inc., PO Box 102, Oswego, NY 13126 or the Alzheimer’s Association of CNY 441 West Kirkpatrick St., Syracuse, NY 13204

Joanne W. Parks

June 26, 2012

Joanne W. Parks of Fulton died Tuesday at home surrounded by her family.  She was born in Glen Cove, Long Island, NY to the late Blair and Mary (Casey) White.  She has been a resident of Fulton for most of her life.  Mrs. Parks was past employed with Marine Midland Bank, Fulton and she was also a past member of the Holy Family Altar Rosary Society.  Mrs. Parks is survived by her husband of 47 years Donald Parks of Fulton, 3 daughters:  Sharon (Thomas) Burns of New Windsor, NY, Sheila (Robert) Britton of Fulton, Kathleen (Mike Wright) Parks of Webster, NY, brother J. Casey (Margie) White of CA, sister Phyllis (Blayne) Webb of Fulton, 8 grandchildren:  Dylan, Jocelyn, Kelsey, Alex, Seth, Zachary, Michael, and Cory; and several nieces and nephews.  Funeral Services will be conducted 9:00 AM Saturday at Our Lady of Perpetual Help where a mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated by Rev. Robert Stephenson.  Burial will be in St. Mary’s Cemetery, Fulton.  Calling hours will be held 4:00 to 7:00 PM Friday at the Sugar Funeral Home, Inc., 224 W. 2nd St. S. Fulton.