November 17, 2010
Martha Grow, 81; of Fulton died Wednesday at Michaud Residential Health Services, Fulton. She was born May 19, 1929 in Utica, NY to the late Bartholomew and Florence (Ricchi) Falanga. She has been a resident of Fulton for most of her life. Martha was married to Merlin Grow on August 15, 1946 and they enjoyed 53 years of marriage before he passed in 1999. Mrs. Grow was a full-time homemaker and Mom. She was also a licensed practical nurse and worked for the Oswego Hospital and Loretto Nursing Home, Oswego. Mrs. Grow was pre-deceased by her brother James Falanga. She is survived by her 7 children: Kurt (Carol) Grow of CO, Karl (Sandra) Grow of OH, Kevin (Vikki) Grow of Baldwinsville, NY; Kristopher (Lori) Grow of Fulton, Kristin (James) DeCare of Oswego, NY; Karla (Donald) Hall of New Haven, NY; and Karyn Grow of Fulton, NY, 10 grandchildren, 7 great grandchildren, 1 great great grandchild, 1 sister-in-law and 6 nieces and nephews. 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.