Category Archives: Obituaries

Shelley Horning, local waitress

Shelley Devendorf Horning, 56, of Fulton, died Friday, April 13, 2012 at University Hospital, Syracuse.

Born in Fulton, she was a life resident. She was a known and well liked waitress at several local restaurants. She enjoyed spending time with her dogs and loved all animals. She had also volunteered for the local Salvation Army.

She was predeceased by her mother, Helen Devendorf, and her husband, Roger Horning.

She is survived by her father, Ed (Grace Gault) Devendorf of Granby; siblings, Lance Devendorf of Fulton, Patti (David) Kuhl of Oswego, Greg (Kelly) Devendorf of Copenhagen and Patrick (Becky) Devendorf of Fulton; two nieces; a nephew; and a grand-niece.

Calling hours were held Tuesday at Foster Funeral Home, Fulton.  Private graveside services will be held at a later date.  Contributions may be made to PAWS Across Oswego Co., 2035 Co. Rte. 1, Oswego, 13126.

Mary Brown, World War II veteran

Mary M. (Costello) Brown, 89, formerly of Fulton, died Saturday, April 14th at Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Hospital, Penn Yan, N.Y.

Mrs. Brown was born July 31, 1922, the oldest child of the late Joseph and Ann (McKniff) Costello of Forge Village, Mass. Mrs. Brown moved to Fulton in 1965 and later moved to Penn Yan. She graduated from high school before her 17th birthday, attained her R.N. degree following nurses training at the Burbank Hospital School of Nursing, Fitchburg, Mass, and served in the United States Navy Nurse Corp from 1945-1948.

She was honorably discharged as a World War II veteran at the rank of Lieutenant Jr. Grade. She served at Mare Island Naval Hospital, Vallejo, Calif., where she attended to soldiers injured in the Pacific Theater. Although she returned to nursing in the late 1960s for nearly 20 years, she dedicated her earlier married life to her husband and children in Webster City, IA; Tuscola, IL, Tampa, FL and Fulton.

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Edward Reich, Navy veteran

Edward O. Reich, 89, of Fulton, died Thursday, April 5, 2012 at The Manor at Seneca Hill in Volney.

Born in Manhattan, he was a 60-year resident of Fulton. Mr. Reich retired from Sealright Corporation in Fulton after many years as an accountant. He was a Navy veteran serving on the U.S.S. Langley.

He was an avid New York Giants and New York Yankees fan. He loved music and movies.

He was predeceased by his wife, Doris M. Reich, who died Dec. 9, 2011.

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Timothy Cook, Phoenix graduate

Timothy Cook, 53, of Tampa, Fla., died Saturday, Jan. 7, 2012 at Life Path Hospice.

He was born March 8, 1958, the son of Patricia (Dight) Cook Rill and the late John J. Cook.

He was a 1976 graduate from Phoenix. He earned a degree in economics from SUNY Potsdam in 1980.

He spent 17 years at Newfane Lumber Co., Lockport; later management positions elswhere.  Besides his father, he is also predeceased by his step-father, Paul W. Rill in 2011.

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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.