Rita C. Lavaway

May 24, 2018
Rita C. Lavaway, 59; of Fulton passed away peacefully at the Veteran’s Administration Hospital, Syracuse after a short illness. She was born in Watertown, NY to the late Robert and Jean (Yates) Gorgen. Rita had been a resident of Fulton for 30 years. She was past employed with Nestles, Co., Fulton. Rita was a member of the Fulton Polish Home Ladies Auxiliary. She was pre-deceased by her husband Jack Lavaway in 2017. Rita is survived by her 4 children: Mandy Vieni of Fulton, John Scholoeder of NC, Nicole Halsey of Fulton, Corey Halsey of Fulton; 2 siblings: David Yates of Schuylerville, NY and Lyda Yates of MO, and several grandchildren, nieces and nephews. A Calling Hour will be held Friday, June 8th from 5:00 to 6:00 PM at the Sugar Funeral Home, Inc., 224 W. 2nd St. S., Fulton with Funeral Service to follow at 6:00 PM. Inurnment will be held Monday, June 11, 2018 at 10:00 AM in Bath National Cemetery with military honors bestowed by the Corning American Legion Honor Guard.

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  1. Rita my friend, we never got a chance to go do pottery together. But we talked and shared many memories and stories. You are missed and loved.

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