Harry B. Place

August 11, 2011

Harry B. Place, 83; formerly of Fulton died at Groton Nursing Facility after a long illness. He was born in Oswego, NY and he has been a resident of Freeville, NY since 1988. Mr. Place was United States Veteran having served in the Army Air force as a Sergeant during WWII in the Pacific Theater. He was the recipient of the WWII Victory Medal and the Army of Occupation Medal. He was past employed as a Business Manager for Burritt, Oswego, NY and auto dealers in both Oswego and Ithaca, NY. He was a communicant of Holy Cross Church, Dryden, NY. Mr. Place is survived by his wife of 61 years: Mary R. (Bevacqua) Place of Freeville, NY, and 4 sons: Gary (Vauna) R. Place of Jacksonville, FL, Harry B. “Ben” (Sharon) Place Jr., of Fort Meyers, FL, Richard Place of Dryden, NY, and Gerald (Pam) Place of Newfield, NY; 2 brothers: Al Place of Albany, NY and Alan Burnham of Canton, NY, 3 sisters: Barbara Seymour of Syracuse, NY; Carolyn Dumas of IL, and Cornelia Lord of WA, 11 grandchildren, 12 great grandchildren, 1great great granddaughter and several nieces and nephews. Calling hours will be held Thursday from 9:00 AM to 10:30 AM at the Sugar Funeral Home, Inc., 224 W. 2nd St. S. Fulton. A graveside service will follow at 11:00 AM in St. Mary’s Cemetery, Fulton, NY with Rev. Eric Harer officiating. Contributions may be made to the Groton Nursing Facility Activities Committee, 120 Sykes St., Groton, NY 13073.

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  1. Dear Mary and Family,

    Thinking of you and sending you our love and deepest sympathy for your loss. May your happy memories always help you to celebrate hts life.

    We regret not being able to attend his services but will be with you spirit.

    Our love to all,
    Don and Claudine Carsto,
    Tessie Raponi

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