Mary Suydam McGivney, Fulton native

Mary Suydam McGivney, 87, of Oswego and formerly of Fulton, died Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2013 at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Syracuse.

A native of Fulton, she graduated from Fulton High School in 1942 and had attended the University of Rochester.

In 1974, she moved to Fair Haven where she resided until her retirement from Dr. John Rodger’s office in 1992 upon which she and her husband, George, moved to Bonita Springs, Fla.

In 2008, she returned to New York moving to Baldwinsville.

She was an avid reader, bridge player, enjoyed exercising (walking) and travelling.

She was predeceased by her first husband, Donald Kreiger Moore, who died in 1953, and by her second husband, George V. McGivney, who died in 2003; and sons, Thomas McGivney, who died in 1980, and Donald McGivney, who died in 2012.

She is survived by a daughter, Kelley McGivney of Peconic, Long Island; two sons, Kreiger F. (Anne) McGivney of Oswego and George M. McGivney of Syracuse; and one grandson, Bradley McGivney of Oswego.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated today, Jan. 19 at 9:30 a.m. at Holy Trinity Catholic Church, corner of Rochester and South Third streets, Fulton.

Spring burial will be in St. Mary’s Cemetery, Fulton.

Calling hours were held yesterday at Foster Funeral Home, Fulton.

Contributions may be made to Catholic Charities of Oswego County, 365 West First Street South, Fulton, NY 13069.

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