Mary Reta Smith, born March 8, 1956, the daughter of Floyd and Joyce Boynton passed away June 18, 2014 at the age of 58.
Mary was taken too quickly from her loved ones after succumbing to a prolonged battle with cancer. She was a dedicated wife and mother who found time to balance a busy work schedule with the demands of supporting and taking care of her family.
She is predeceased by her father and brother, Floyd Boynton, III.
Mary is survived by her husband John; two children, Michael (Randall Wilke) of Orlando, FL and Stephanie of Syracuse; her mother, Joyce Boynton; two sisters, Cheryl Boynton and Wendy (Michael) Whitney.
Calling hours will be held 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Saturday (today) with a service to immediately follow at Foster Funeral Home, 910 Fay St., Fulton.
In lieu of flowers, the family is requesting donations be made to Upstate Cancer Center, 750 E. Adams St., Syracuse, 13210.
William Hamilton, Sr., 83, of Pennellville died Tuesday June 10 at home.
He was born in Syracuse, NY and was a lifetime resident of Volney until 2010 when he moved to Pennellville.
As a child he grew up on a farm and later in life he continued to work in farming, and silo construction. Mr. Hamilton was past employed as a truck driver and he retired from OCO, Fulton where he worked as a bus driver and aide for 25 years.
He was a past member of the Fulton Moose Lodge and he enjoyed bowling at the Fulton Recreation Club and Lakeview Lanes.
Mr. Hamilton was pre-deceased by his granddaughter Tabitha.
He is survived by his six children: Cheryl Hamilton of Pennellville, William Hamilton Jr., of Fulton, Michele Bradley of Fulton, Theresa Akarpinar of Granby, Eric Hamilton of Hannibal, Joanne Taylor of Granby; 17 grandchildren and several great grandchildren; nieces and nephews.
Burial will be held privately. Calling hours were Tuesday at the Sugar Funeral Home, Inc., 224 W. Second St. S. Fulton.
A Fulton teen died Tuesday June 17 in a car crash on state Route 3 in the town of Hannibal, state police said.
Troopers said Dylan R. Blair, 18, was driving a 1998 Saturn westbound on Route 3 at about 5 p.m. when he came upon a vehicle slowing down to assist a disabled vehicle who was off the roadway and parked along the shoulder.