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Roderick Marsh, Purple Heart recipient

Roderick Marsh, 87, of Fulton, died Friday, April 13, 2012 at University Hospital in Syracuse.

Born in Watertown to the late Fredrick E. and Margaret D. Marsh he was a longtime resident of the Fulton area. He retired from NY Central Railroad where he was a brakeman and conductor.

An Army veteran serving in World War II, he was wounded in the Battle of the Bulge in Bastogne, Belgium and had received the Purple Heart for his injuries.

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Rose Antone, certified nurse’s aide

Rose M. Antone, 73, of Fulton, died Wednesday, April 11, 2012 at home surrounded by her family.

Born in Fulton she was a life resident. She had worked as a certified nurse’s aide at Kalet’s Nursing Home in Syracuse. She loved to watch TV especially the SyFy Channel.

She was predeceased by her brother, Raymond Watts.

Surviving are two daughters, Judith Marshall and Susan Bean both of Fulton; a son, Douglas D. Marshall, Jr. of Syracuse; 16 grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren; three sisters, Ethel Jackson, Dorothy Streevers and Carol Keenen; and several nieces and nephews.

Calling hours and service were held Monday at Foster Funeral Home, Fulton.

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Audrey Jachimek, retired from Nestle

Audrey Hanlon Jachimek, 84, formerly of Fulton died Tuesday, April 3, 2012 at St. Luke Residential Health Services in Oswego following a long illness.

A native of Phoenix, she had resided in Fulton most of her life. She had worked at Sealright Co. in Fulton, General Electric Co. in Liverpool and retired from Nestle Co. in Fulton after many years.

She was a former member of several bowling leagues at Lakeview Lanes and enjoyed playing Bingo, poker, gambling, slot machines and traveling with family and senior citizens on trips.

She was a former member of the Elks Ladies Auxiliary and volunteer at the Oswego Harborfest for many years.

Surviving are her daughter, Susan (Philip) LaBarge of Fulton; her son, Henry (Barbara Coufal) Jachimek Jr. of Plattsmouth, NE; five grandchildren; six great grandchildren; nieces and nephews.

Calling hours and services were held April 9 at Foster Funeral Home, 910 Fay St., Fulton. Rev. Mark Kimpland officiated.

Memorial contributions may be made to Alzheimer’s Association of Oswego County, 70 Bunner St., Oswego, NY 13126.

Walter Krolikowski, Oswego resident

Walter E. Krolikowski, 61, of Oswego died Thursday, April 5, 2012 in the Oswego Hospital after a short illness. He was born in Oswego, the son of Shirley Krolikowski and the late Edward Krolikowski.

He was formerly employed with A & E Transport in Syracuse, where he transported disabled children.

Mr. Krolikowski enjoyed communicating with people through his CB radio, and he was a big fan of Elvis Presley.

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Joan Clark, Fulton resident

Joan A. DeMatteo Clark, 78, of Fulton, died Saturday, April 7, 2012 at home following a brief illness.

She retired as office manager at Palmer’s Chevrolet and had previously worked at Par-K Enterprises and Cole Muffler all in Fulton. She loved dancing and gardening.

She was predeceased by a son, David “Mike” LeVea; daughter, Lisa Milliken; and brother, Donald DeMatteo.

Surviving are her children, Kathy LeVea of Penfield, Billy (Missy) LeVea of Hannibal, Jay (Kelly) LeVea of Fulton, Tami (Steve) Shinnick of Elkton, Md., John (Becky) Clark of Fulton, and Curtis Clark of Elkton, Md.; sister, Mary Jane Maliszewski of Fulton; brother, Louis DeMatteo of Wildwood, Fla.; 25 grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren; a great-great-grandson and two nieces.

Calling hours will be held today, April 11 from 4 to 7 p.m. Wednesday with services to immediately follow at Foster Funeral Home, 910 Fay St., Fulton.

Memorial contributions may be made to Friends of Oswego County Hospice, P.O. Box 102, Oswego, NY 13126-0102.

James Crego, retired from Nestle

James M. Crego, 72, of Fulton, died March 31, 2012 at home after a long illness.

He was the son of the late James and Ethel (Thompson) Crego. Mr. Crego retired from Nestles after more than 40 years. He was a member of the Cody Volunteer Fire Department. He was an avid farmer.

He is survived by his wife of 49 years, Annie Crego of Fulton; two daughters, Jane (Rodney DeLong) Crego of Fulton and Rebecca Crego of Fulton; three brothers, Gerald Crego, Richard Crego, and Jack Crego; five sisters, Maureen Holsapple, Diane Collazo, Carol Runions, Clara Chorney and Ethel May Crego; one granddaughter, Victoria Crego; and several nieces and nephews.

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