August 2, 2018
Teresa A. Raponi, 92; of Fulton passed away peacefully Thursday surrounded by her family at Francis House, Syracuse. She was born in Fulton to the late Samuel and Theresa (Gaultire) Viscome. Mrs. Raponi graduated from Fulton High School and worked at Dilts Machinery, Fulton where she met her husband Arcidis Raponi. Teresa returned to school later in life to enter the workplace working for the Fulton Chamber of Commerce as a secretary and then as the ER Clerk for A. L. Lee Memorial Hospital, Fulton where she retired. Teresa’s favorite past time was gardening, reading and enjoying life with her family who she spoiled with love and kindness daily.
Teresa was pre-deceased by her husband Arcidis Raponi in 1956, brothers: Tony Viscome, Alphonso Viscome, Alfred Viscome, Robert Viscome and her sister Victoria (Viscome) Czerow. She was a devoted mother to her children: Ronald (Patricia) Raponi, Claudine (Donald) Carsto, Cynthia (John) Hay, John (Debra) Raponi, Samuel (Elizabeth) Raponi and Gerard Raponi. Teresa was also a loving grandmother to 21 grandchildren, 35 great grandchildren and an aunt to several nieces and nephews. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated 11:30 AM Monday at Holy Trinity Church, Fulton. Burial will be held in St. Mary’s Cemetery, Fulton. Calling hours will be conducted privately at the Sugar Funeral Home, Inc., 224 W. 2nd St. S. Fulton.
August 2, 2018