Thomas J. El-Hage, 80, of Baldwinsville, died Tuesday, March 20, 2012 at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Syracuse.
A native of Palermo, where he had resided most of his life, Mr. El-Hage moved to Baldwinsville in 2003. He had worked as a sales manager for Combined Life Insurance Company of New York, Mexico Academy Central School as the Superintendent of Buildings and Grounds for 32 years, NYS Conservation Department/DEC and was a self-employed landscaper/general contractor.
He was a communicant of St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Baldwinsville and a former communicant of the Church of the Immaculate Conception in Fulton.
Carrold Andrew Puffer, 68, resident of Laurel Baye Health Care and formerly of Honea Path, died Tuesday, March 20, 2012 at Barnwell County Hospital.
Born in Fulton, he was a son of the late Carrold A.Puffer and Scillenia Puffer. He was an U.S. Navy and Air Force veteran and was a construction worker.
Surviving are a daughter, Lisa Todd of Honea Path; sons, Kirt Ernest Ennley, Danial Scott Puffer and Lee Andrew Puffer, all of Atlanta, Ga., Cap Anderson and Troy Anderson, both of Kansas, and Bud Puffer of Fulton; a brother, Thomas Puffer of Texas; and a number of grandchildren.
A private family service will be held. Contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society.
Harley Funeral Home & Crematory was in charge of arrangements.
The Oswego Music Hall will have two singer and songwriters — James Lee Stanley and Cliff Eberhardt — on stage together to open its spring season March 31 at 8 p.m.
Both have received high praise for their songs, guitar playing, and long careers as performing and recording artists. Their recent joint project, the CD “All Wood and Doors,” features twelve of their favorite Doors songs, “enhanced by the funk and elegance of new arrangements and re-interpretations.”
Stanley, born in Philadelphia, Pa., has been recording and performing since he was 14. He has toured consistently since he returned from the USAF (as a Chinese linguist) and has performed up to three hundred dates a year since then with such diverse acts as Bonnie Raitt, Robin Williams, Nicolette Larson and even Bill Cosby.
The Oswego Christian Community School’s fifth annual auction will be held Saturday, April 28 from 1 to 4 p.m. at the Oswego Armory, West First Street, Oswego.
The event, which serves as the school’s largest fund-raiser, will feature both a silent auction and a live auction. Planning Committee Chairperson Sue Bakos said this year’s auction will be better than ever.
“Over the years, our annual auction has received some wonderful support from the community, making the event more and more popular each year,” she said. “We are excited about this year’s event and are looking forward to an afternoon of fun.”
March is music in our schools month! Unfortunately, GRB’s jazz band and chorus concerts have already passed. If you’re still looking to catch a concert though, band and orchestra are still to come. The bands will play tomorrow at 7:30 p.m. and orchestra plays next Thursday at 7:30 p.m. as well.
Tonight is the tech department’s Technology and Engineering Fair. It begins at 6 p.m. and will be held in the auditorium and tech classrooms. Information on classes and student projects will be displayed. Refreshments will be available too! Come check out what goes on in the technology world of GRB.
Still looking to order a yearbook? The Fultonian is still available. Make sure to see Mr. Senecal in room 102 before June to get this discounted rate. After that, the price will rise.