John Waloven

June 26, 2015
John Waloven, 91; of Fulton passed away Friday, June 26th at Oswego Hospital, Oswego NY. He was born in Fulton, NY to the late Dennis and Magda (Yacura) Waloven. Mr. Waloven has remained a lifetime resident of Fulton. He was a United States Veteran having served in the Army from 1943-1945. Mr. Waloven retired in 1986 from Sealright Co., after 43 years of service. He was a lifetime member of the Fulton VFW and a past communicant of Holy Family Church, Fulton. Mr. Waloven enjoyed performing with his
Accordion for residents of the local nursing homes. He was a past communicant and council member of Our Lady of the Rosary, Hannibal. He and his wife Shirley were avid volunteers and successfully chaired Our Lady of the Rosary Chicken and Biscuit Dinner committee for several years. They were also longtime communicants of Holy Trinity Church, Fulton and most recently Our Lady of Perpetual Help, Minetto. He is survived by his wife of 36 years Shirley Waloven of Fulton, 3 children: John Waloven Jr., of Oswego, Gregory Waloven of Hannibal, Christopher Waloven of Hannibal, 5 stepchildren: Michael Elhage of LA., Mark Elhage of Baldwinsville, NY; Christine Hunter of Kingston, Canada; Joanne Weldin of Fulton, Linda Johnson of NC., son-in-law Daniel Jurenko, and several grandchildren, great grandchildren, great great grandchildren, nieces and nephews. Mr. Waloven was pre-deceased by his 1st wife Ann Waloven in 1977, his daughters: Patricia Nappi in 1997, and Ann Jurenko in 2010, stepson: Gerard Elhage, 3 siblings: Frank Waloven, Michael Waloven, and Torra Waloven. Funeral Services will be held 10:00 AM Tuesday at Holy Trinity Church, Fulton where a mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated by Rev. James Schultz. Burial will be held in St. Mary’s Cemetery, Fulton. Calling hours will be conducted from 4-7 PM Monday at the Sugar Funeral Home, Inc., 224 W. 2nd St. S. Fulton. The family has requested that in lieu of flowers that donations may be made to Oswego County Catholic Charities 365 West 1st St. Fulton, NY 13069.

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