He was the owner of Discount Liquors in Granby and formerly operated several businesses, including the Party Barn and Puglia Sand & Gravel.
Sam enjoyed spending time with his family and his many good friends and business associates. He loved his winters in Florida and was an adventurous and generous soul.
Sam was predeceased by his parents, Samuel and May Puglia; a sister, Catherine Dunn and a niece, Stephanie Bomeisl.
He leaves behind his loving partner, Sheryl Knight and his stepsons, Scott (Billie Jo) and Peter (Rebecca) Knight and grandchildren, Alison, Morgan, Sydney, Bryce and Mia; his sister, JoAnn (Steve) Bomeisl; nieces, Rachel and Lauren Bomeisl and Antoinette, Jo and Lucinda Tranelli.
A memorial Mass of Christian Burial celebrating his life will be 11 a.m. on Saturday, May 31, at Holy Trinity Church, corner of Rochester and South Third streets in Fulton.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in his name to the Division of Solid Organ Transplantation, 601 Elmwood Ave., Box SURG-TRANSPLANT, Rochester, NY 14642.
Foster Funeral Home in Fulton has care of arrangements.
He was born in Fulton, NY to the late Nathan and Gladys (Coe) Emmons.
Mr. Emmons has been a resident of Fulton for most of his life. He was a United States veteran having served in the Army Air Force from 1947 to 1949. He was past employed with the Fulton Fire Department for 11 years and later retired from the United States Postal Service, Taft Road, North Syracuse location after 26 years of service.
He was an avid Bingo player.
Mr. Emmons was pre-deceased by his grandson Jeffrey Brown in 2004.
He is survived by his wife of 49 years Geraldine Emmons of Volney, NY; five children Dianna (Joseph) Brown, and Carol (Lewis) Palmer both of Volney, NY, Frank (Jeanette) Emmons of CA, Anita Wavercak of Fenner, NY, and Cynthia (Mike) Neverette of Baldwinsville, NY; 12 grandchildren, 17 great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral Services will be held at 10 a.m. Friday in the Sugar Funeral Home, Inc. with Mr. Emmons’ granddaughter Tammy Palmer officiating. Burial will be held privately.
Calling hours will be conducted from 4 to 7 p.m. Thursday (today) in the Sugar Funeral Home, Inc., 224 W. Second St. S., Fulton.
By Rob Tetro
The Fulton girls’ varsity lacrosse team ended its season 1-4 to finish with a 5-11 record.
On May 6, Jamesville-DeWitt rolled past Fulton 20-6. Auburn knocked off the Lady Raiders 16-6 on May 9. On May 12, Fulton topped New Hartford 13-10. Continue reading
Calling all knitters and crocheters.
CNY Arts Center invites you to Fulton’s downtown gazebo at 10 a.m. Saturday, June 7 for a morning of knitting and crocheting. Continue reading
Submitted by Oswego County BOCES
Famous political figures, inventors, musicians and athletes roamed the cafeteria at Lanigan Elementary School on Wednesday afternoon as history came to life.
The school’s annual living history museum gave fifth-graders a chance to research a famous person from history, create a presentation about the historical figure and dress the part. Everyone from Betsy Ross to Patriots quarterback Tom Brady were represented as students in all grade levels and parents explored the museum. Continue reading
Volunteers at CNY Arts Center were recently introduced to Project Linus and saw an obvious partnership between the charitable blanket organization and the current production of ‘You’re a Good Man Charlie Brown.’
The national mission of the nonprofit Project Linus is to provide homemade security blankets to children in need. Continue reading