November 30, 2018
Robert Raymond Halstead, 57; of Martville, NY will have a graveside service 11:00 AM Saturday, June 29th at Springbrook Cemetery, Sterling, NY with the Hannibal American Legion Post #1552 honor guard officiating. The Sugar Funeral Home, Inc., 224 W. 2nd St. S., Fulton has care of the arrangements.
June 20, 2019
Roy Loomis, 86; of Fulton passed away at his daughter’s home in New Haven, NY surrounded by his devoted family. He was born in Marietta, NY to the late Perry and Mary (Grennell) Loomis Sr.
He has been a resident of Fulton for most of his life. Mr. Loomis was a United States Veteran having served as a private first class in the Army overseas for one tour of duty during the Korean War from 1952-1954. He worked in Construction as a pipe-layer with Pepper Bros Construction, Syracuse, NY; Santaro Construction, Syracuse, NY and Congel Construction, Syracuse, NY and later retired as a Cleaner with the Fulton City School District. Mr. Loomis was a past member of the Fulton V.F.W. Post #569. He loved camping and took great pride in how his lawn was tended. Mr. Loomis was a devoted family man and enjoyed every minute of time spent with each member of his family. Mr. Loomis was pre-deceased by his wife of 59 years Jeanette C. Loomis in 2015, great grandson Jonathon VanSanford and brother-in-law Paul Leonard. He is lovingly survived by his daughters: Lisa (David) Van Sanford of Oswego, Laurie (Donald) Barton of Oswego, 2 siblings: Perry (Rhea) Loomis Jr. of PA, and Helen Leonard of Amber, NY; 5 grandchildren: David S. VanSanford, Alesia (Daniel) Wright, Christopher (Kelly) VanSanford, Steven (Carolyn) Hartle, Brandon (Natasha) VanSanford, 9 great grandchildren: Cody, Carter, Trevor, Cooper, Kena, Liam, Cadence, Kahlan, Keegan and several nieces and nephews. Mr. Loomis also leaves his companion Pikachu. Calling hours will be held Sunday from 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM at the Sugar Funeral Home, Inc., 224 W. 2nd St. S., Fulton followed by a Funeral Service at 1:00 PM with military honors to follow bestowed by the NYS Military Honor Guard
John “Jack” Winterhalt, 67, a former resident of Hannibal, and a longtime resident of Canandaigua, died Wednesday June 19, 2019 after a long illness, at the Light Hill hospice center, with his loving family by his side. He was born in Oswego, the son of Judson and Evelyn Winterhalt of Oswego. Jack was an electrician for the IBEW of Rochester. He served in the United States Navy from 1970 until 1975. Jack enjoyed spending time with his family, especially his grandchildren. He enjoyed fishing, and camping at Black Lake. In addition to his parents, he is survived by his children Josh (Sara) Winterhalt of Canada; Jessica (Brad) Wanner of Rochester; Jake (Ana) Winterhalt of NYC; his five grandchildren, and the mother of his children Cyndi Winterhalt of Canandaigua. In addition he is survived by his siblings Chuck (Jackie) Winterhalt of Fulton; David (Kim) Winterhalt of Oswego; Melissa Hood of Oswego; close friend Vicky Harris of Canandaigua, several nieces, nephews, cousins, aunts and uncles. Jack was the kind of person that was always there for you. “He lived a good life, just not long enough”. Services are private. The Sugar Scanlon Funeral Home, 147 W. 4th St. Oswego is in care of the local arrangements. Donations may be made to Light Hill 5160 Parrish St. Ext., Canandaigua, NY 14424
June 14, 2019
Edward B. Hart, 66; of Williamstown, NY passed away Friday at Oswego Hospital, Oswego after an illness. He was born in Montour Falls, NY to Leonard and Martha “Gloria” (Ryan) Hart. Mr. Hart has been a resident of Williamstown, NY for 42 years. Over the course of his career he worked as a Registered Nurse at the Veteran’s Administration Hospital, Syracuse, NY, Hutchings Psychiatric Center, and the Mohawk Correctional Facility. Mr. Hart was a lifelong caregiver, he had a kind heart and empathy for his patients and family. He was survived by his wife of 42 years, Hope Hart of Williamstown, NY; their daughter and son-in-law: Emily Hart and Christopher Legard of Williamstown, NY; his two sisters: Connie (Frank) Corcoran of FL, and Linda Noll of NC, 1 grandson: Leo Legard and several nieces and nephews. The family of Ed will receive family and friends on Saturday, June 22, 2019 at Hartland from 1:00 to 4:00 PM. Burial will be held privately. There will be no funeral service. The Sugar & Scanlon Funeral Home, 147 W. 4th St., Oswego, NY has care of the arrangements. In lieu of flowers the family would encourage you to donate to the Williamstown Public Library Fund 2877 County Route 17, Williamstown, NY 13493; Syracuse RISE 302 Burt St., Syracuse, NY 13202; or the Rescue Mission Alliance 155 Gifford St., Syracuse, NY 13202.
June 4, 2019
Marlene Baker, 74; formerly of Fulton passed away Tuesday at Loretto Health and Rehabilitation Center, Syracuse. She was born in North Volney, NY to the late Fabian and Irene (Stevens) Duciaume. Mrs. Baker was a longtime resident of Fulton until recently moving to Warners, NY to be closer to family. Mrs. Baker was past employed with Tops Food Market and P&C Foods having worked at the stores located in Fulton Oswego, and Baldwinsville, NY. She was a past member of the Fulton Moose Lodge Ladies Auxiliary and a past volunteer with Girl Scouts of America. Mrs. Baker loved spending time with her grandchildren, and she enjoyed watching T.V. with her family especially Oak Island. She was pre-deceased by her husband Gordon Baker and longtime companion David McConnell. Mrs. Baker is survived by her daughters: Cheryl (John) Hall of FL, Wendy (Tony) Groat of Warners, NY; 2 brothers: Richard Duciaume of FL, Clarence Duciaume of TX, her sister Benita Reynolds of Oswego, NY, 3 grandchildren, 1 great grandchild and several nieces and nephews. A Memorial Service will be held 11:00 AM Monday at the North Volney United Methodist Church, North Volney, NY with Rev. Tammy Nipper officiating. 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.
June 2, 2019
Marie J. Boyle, 92, of Oswego died Sunday, June 2, 2019, at Morningstar Care Center, Oswego. She was born in Jamaica, NY the daughter of the late Lawrence and Florence (McKeon) McAvey. Mrs. Boyle and her husband moved to Oswego in 2006. She was a former telephone operator, for NY Bell in New York City. She was a past member of the Catholic Daughters of America in Long Island, and she was a member of St. Joseph Church, Oswego. Mrs. Boyle was predeceased by her husband James Boyle, and her four siblings. She is survived by her children Michael (Susan) Boyle of Long Island; Jeannie Sweeney of Baldwinsville: and Kate (Pete) Colucci of Oswego. Mrs. Boyle is also survived by her grandchildren Kerry Zarkowsky, RJ Sweeney, Erin Norsen, and Christopher Sweeney, Jim Boyle; Carson Colucci and Paiton Colucci; and her great-grandchildren William, Maggie Emmett, and Stella. Entombment was private in All Saints Mausoleum, Oswego. The arrangements were in the care of the Sugar & Scanlon Funeral Home 147 W. 4th. St., Oswego. Contributions may be made in her name to Veterans Moving Forward, 44225 Mercure Circle, Sterling, VA 20166.
May 31, 2019
Sharon A. Clary, 77; of Fulton passed away peacefully surrounded by family at Seneca Hill Manor, Volney. She was born in Fulton, NY to the late Paul D. and Charlotte (Moran) Murphy. Sharon remained a lifetime resident of Fulton. Mrs. Clary worked as a Licensed Practical Nurse at Oswego Hospital Emergency Room. She was a member of the Fulton Elks Ladies Auxiliary. Sharon was an avid volunteer with her family at Holy Family Church, Fulton having chaired the Bazaar for several years. She also catered several events at the Polish American Club, Fulton. She was pre-deceased by her brother James Murphy. Sharon is survived by her husband of 42 years Raymond U. Clary of Fulton, three children: Danette (Michael) Ward of Fulton, Michael (Bonnie) Clary of Fulton, and Meegan (Jeffrey) Adkins of Oswego, 3 stepchildren: Raymond W. Clary of Oswego, Margaret Clary of FL, Kathleen (Chris) Blum of Oswego, and the lights of her life her 5 grandchildren: Liam, McKenna, Moira, Lucy, and Ella and several nieces and nephews. A Funeral Service will be held Wednesday 9:30 AM at Holy Trinity Church where a mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated by Rev. Joseph Scardella. Burial will be held in St. Mary’s Cemetery, Fulton. Calling hours will be conducted Tuesday from 4:00 to 6:00 PM at the Sugar Funeral Home, Inc., 224 W. 2nd St. S., Fulton.
May 28, 2019
Kenneth L. Carley; 93; of Fulton passed away peacefully Tuesday at the Syracuse Veteran Administration Hospital. He was born in Greenfield, Iowa to the late W. Norman and Ruby (Huffman) Carley. Mr. Carley had been a resident of Fulton for most of his life. He was a United States WWII Veteran having served from 1946 to 1949 in the Army Air Corp as an Engineer stationed in Bavaria. Mr. Carley retired as a Supervisor from Sealright Co., Fulton where he worked for over 38 years. He was an avid outdoorsman and you could often find him tending to his woods. Mr. Carley was pre-deceased by his wife Ilse and his brother Floyd Carley. He is survived by his sons: Norman Carley of Liverpool, NY; Siegfried of Bat Cave, NC; and Kenneth W. Carley of Pell City, AL as well as several grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews. Funeral Services and Calling Hours will be held privately. Burial will be conducted privately in Greenfield Cemetery, Greenfield, Iowa. The Sugar Funeral Home, Inc., 224 W. 2nd St. S., Fulton, NY has care of the arrangements
Jennifer Lynn Rogers of Fulton died Sunday in the Town of Salina, May 26, 2019 while she was sleeping. Jennifer was born in Syracuse the daughter of Frank Rogers. She waitressed at many local diners and bars, and more recently she was a waitress at Debbie’s Hash & Mash in Volney. Jennifer was predeceased by her husband David Izyk, and brother Frankie Rogers. She is survived by her children Antonio Jakob Scott of Fulton, Xavier M. Izyk of Scriba, and Arianna Izyk of Scriba. She is also survived by her father Frank (Sharon) Rogers of Brewerton; her half siblings Nicole (Luke) Brubaker of Central Square; Steffanie (Leroy) Clark of NC; Scott and Stephen Trudell of VA.; several aunts, uncles, and cousins. Calling hours will be Sunday from 12:00 noon until 2:00 p.m.at the Sugar & Scanlon Funeral Home, 147 W. 4th St. Oswego.
Ronald David Verdoliva Sr, 76, of Oswego, died Tuesday, May 21st, 2019 at the Crouse Hospital Intensive Care Unit following a brief illness.
He leaves behind his wife of 54 years, Donna (Susino) Verdoliva of Oswego and their children Tammy (Charles) Atkinson of Scriba; Mary Ann (Raymond Joseph) Grimshaw of MI; Ronald (Terri Penfield) Verdoliva Jr. of TN; Barbara (Patrick) Carroll of Oswego; Melisa (Megan Daley) Verdoliva of Oswego; his grandchildren, Jessica, Zachary, Tyler, Trent, Joan, Austin, and Jordan as well as four great-grandchildren. Born and raised in Oswego, the son of the late John and Mary (Knopp) Verdoliva, and he remained a lifelong resident. He is predeceased by his parents as well as his brothers Michael and Kenneth.
Ronald met his wife, Donna, at Wade’s Diner when he offered her a ride home and he spent the next 54 years taking orders, fulfilling “to do” lists, making sauce and driving her crazy chewing on his ice and tapping his fingers. They were married in 1965 at St. Mary’s Church. In 1966, Ronald had the opportunity to work at Alcan as a mechanic. He spent 34 years working long hours, making sacrifices to provide for his family and retired from Alcan in 2000. In 1964, he joined the U.S. National Guard and served his country for 6 years.
During his retirement, Ronald spent most of his time watching his children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren excel at sporting events. A pool shark himself, he also spent some time as a member of the Moose Lodge in Oswego, VFW, and American Legion. He also enjoyed gardening, camping and supervising family projects.
A private funeral service was held at Sugar & Scanlon Funeral Home, 147 W. 4th St. Oswego. Donation in Ronald Verdoliva’s name may be made to Camp Foundation, 7877 State Rte. 104 Oswego NY 13126.