Ernest Valelunga

October 28, 2014
Ernest ValelungaErnest Valelunga, 91; of Fulton passed away Tuesday peacefully at St. Luke Health Services, Oswego. He was born in Fulton, NY to the late James and Anna (Fichera) Valelunga. Mr. Valelunga remained a lifetime resident of Fulton. He was past employed with Valelunga’s Grocery Store, Fulton for 10 years, Valelunga’s Muck Farm and the West Side Hardware where he was partnered with his brother-in-law Joseph Galletta. He also owned and operated Rural Supply Hardware, Fulton before retiring from General Electric, Syracuse after 10 years of service. Mr. Valelunga enjoyed fishing and was an avid fisherman. He was pre-deceased by his daughter Nancy Quinn in 2005, and sister Catherine Galletta in 2013. He is survived by his wife of 61 years Doris Valelunga of Fulton, their 3 children: Vincent Valelunga of Fulton, Patricia (Daniel) Hall of Fulton, and Sharon (David) Reiter of AZ, sisters: Laura Browning of Scarsdale, NY and Mary Anne Brunwin of CA, 3 grandchildren: Eileen (Aaron) Quinn Fritton, and Dayna and Devin Reiter, 2 great grandchildren: Kylie and Cole Fritton and several nieces and nephews. Funeral Services will be conducted 11:00 AM Saturday at 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 held 9:00 to 11:00 AM Saturday at the Sugar Funeral Home, Inc., Fulton.

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