June 9, 2013
Robert “Bob” Somers Sr., 80; of Fulton died Sunday at Crouse Hospital, Syracuse. He was born in Fulton, NY to the late Leonard and Clara (Mustard) Somers. Mr. Somers remained a life resident of Fulton. He was a United States Veteran having served in the Army during the Korean War. Mr. Somers was past employed as a City of Fulton Policeman. He later retired from Container Corporation of America, Fulton after 30+ years of service. He was a past member of the Fulton School Board and he was a former City of Fulton 1st Ward Alderman. Mr. Somers was a past communicant of Holy Family St. Michael’s Church where he was an avid volunteer, usher, and bingo worker. He was a co-chairman for several years with his wife Rose for the annual church festival and tour director for the Holy Family St. Michael’s Golden Agers. Mr. Somers was also a volunteer with Oswego County Catholic Charities. He was pre-deceased by his wife Rose Somers in 2006. Mr. Somers is survived by his two sons: Robert (Deborah) Somers Jr., of Fulton, and Michael (Kerry) Somers of Fulton, brother: Joseph Somers of Fulton, 6 grandchildren, 3 great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. Funeral Services will be held 6:00 PM Thursday in 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 conducted 4:00 to 6:00 PM Thursday at the Sugar Funeral Home, Inc., 224 W. 2nd St. S. Fulton.