January 31, 2009
Mary Harbison, 87, of East Ninth Street, Oswego died Saturday in Seneca Hill Manor after a long illness. She was born in Oswego the daughter of the late Thomas and Nancy (Palmitesso) Ross. Mrs. Harbison was a hairdresser in Norfolk Virginia before her retirement. She is a member of the Ladies Auxilliary of the Elks, and a former member of the Columbiettes of Oswego. Mrs. Harbison is survived by her husband of sixty-eight years Myron “Jim” Harbison of Oswego, her sister Carmella (Ralph) Kieper of Oswego and several nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be private. Burial will be in All Saints Mausoleum. The arrangements are in the care of the Sugar & Scanlon Funeral Home 147 West Fourth Street.