March 1, 2013
Yvonne Grace Harrington Saxman Palmitesso, 75, of Oswego, died peacefully at her home. She was born in Oswego, NY to the late Dorr and Irma (Caster) Harrington. She was a lifetime resident of Oswego. Yvonne received her Licensed Practical Nurse from Memorial Hospital, Syracuse, NY. She worked as an Activities Director with Harr-Wood Nursing Home, Oswego, NY. Yvonne was an active participant in the Dexterville Seventh Day Adventist Church, Dexterville, NY. She loved to bird watch and care for them. She also enjoyed gardening and constructing Adirondack Furniture. Yvonne is survived by her children: Sherry Franke of Oswego, Joy Ahles of Camillus, NY and Barry Saxman of FL., siblings Donna Jenson of Oswego, Joanne Scutti of FL., Christine Mayer of Oswego, and Lloyd Harrington of Mexico, 8 grandchildren: Morgan, Amanda, Cory, Victoria, Shaina, Lindsay, Jessica, and Andrea, and several nieces and nephews and cousins. She was also survived by her faithful companion Calais. Funeral Services and Burial will be held privately. The Sugar & Scanlon Funeral Home 147 W. 4th St. Oswego, NY has care of the arrangements.