by Carol Thompson
Oswego County Legislator Mary Flett died Friday, Aug. 17 at her home on East Seventh Street in Oswego.
Flett represented District 17 in the legislature and served on the legislature’s Community and Consumer Affairs Committee as well as the Public Safety and Emergency Services Committee.
Flett was appointed to the legislature in 2008, following the death of her brother, longtime legislator Leonard Ponzi.
Flett won election to the seat in subsequent years.
Prior to her service in the legislature, she had served on the Oswego Common Council, representing the Second Ward.
Flett worked as a custodian for the Oswego Police Department for many years and was also a waitress at Char-Pit for 32 years.
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