Category Archives: Obituaries

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Chad Kelly, died in Qatar

Chad M. Kelly, 30, of Fulton, died Monday, July 23, 2012 at Al Udeid Air Base, Doha, Qatar..

A native of Fulton, he had been stationed at Ft. Bragg in Fayetteville, N.C. He was a G. Ray Bodley High School graduate, class of 2000, and he received his bachelor’s degree in business and marketing at SUNY Oswego in 2005.

He served in the U.S. Army from 2006 to 2010 and was assigned to the 2nd Stryker Cavalry Regiment in Germany and the 319th Military Intelligence Battalion at Ft. Bragg, N.C.

He served in Iraq from August 2007 to October 2008 and received three Army Commendation Medals for his service.

He was employed by Macaulay-Brown, Inc. in Hampton, Va. and had previously worked at Torres and Centurum.

He was a lover of art, music, photography and tattoos.

He was predeceased by his paternal grandparents, Herbert and Marie Kelly Sr., and his maternal grandparents, Walter and Rose Duda.

Surviving are his parents, Herbert “Butch” and Donna (Duda) Kelly Jr. of Fulton; his sister, Corin Kelly of Fayetteville, N.C.; his girlfriend, Lauren Renne of Brooklyn; and many aunts, uncles and cousins.

A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated yesterday at The Church of the Holy Trinity, Fulton. Calling hours were held Thursday at Foster Funeral Home, 910 Fay Street, Fulton.

Contributions may be made to Wounded Warrior Project, P.O. Box 758517, Topeka, KS 66675.

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Harry Naylor, owned Lock III Restaurant

Harry J. Naylor, 86, of Clay, died Thursday, July 26, 2012 at home with family by his side.

He was born July 7, 1926 in Syracuse, son of Robert and Dorothy Naylor. He served in the U.S. Navy from 1944-46 and retired from IGA Markets as a meat cutter.

He co-owned Lock III Restaurant in Fulton. He enjoyed fishing, hunting, the outdoors and was an avid gardener.

Surviving are his wife of 65 years, Georgine; two sons,  Christopher Naylor and Richard (Diane) Naylor; daughter, Carol Bell (Marc Gaiger); five grandchildren, Matthew (Gwen) Bell, Peter Bell, Katherine Doolittle, Keelin Naylor and MacKenzie Naylor; and a sister, Laura Jane (Bernard) Kurtz.

Calling hours were held Tuesday at New Comer Funeral Home, North Syracuse.

A memorial mass was held Wednesday at Sacred Heart Church, Cicero.

Contributions may be made to Hospice of CNY.

To leave a special message for the family please visit www.NewcomerSyracuse.com.

Gloria Dickquist, former county resident

Gloria Jean “Grandma G” Dickquist, 70, of Winston-Salem, N.C., died at her home Saturday, July 28, 2012.

She was born in Oswego County Dec. 14, 1941, the daughter of the late Joseph P. Dickquist and Catherine Duda Dickquist.

Ms. Dickquist retired from the County of Onondaga in New York.

After retirement, she became a volunteer teacher’s aid at Lake Alfred Elementary School in Lake Alfred, Fla.

She then left Florida to be closer with her family in Pfafftown.

She is survived by a son, Daniel Ingleston and wife Terri of Pfafftown; three grandsons, Cory Ingleston (Janet Idol), Tyler Ingleston (Jessi Idol), and Evan Ingleston; a brother, Joseph J. Dickquist and wife Jeanne of Fulton; a sister, Marsha A. Loosen and husband Norbert of Fulton; and several aunts, uncles and extended family.

The family received friends Tuesday.

Contributions may be made to; American Cancer Society, 4 A Oak Branch Dr., Greensboro, NC 27407.

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Michael Trail, Fulton resident

Michael T. Trail, 44, of Fulton, died Tuesday, July 31, 2012 at University Hospital in Syracuse.

Born in Hornell, he had lived in Fulton for the past five years, previously living in Myrtle Beach.

He enjoyed watching movies, especially Star Trek movies, and cooking.

Surviving are his mother, Marcia K. Trail of Fulton; father, Robert Trail of Hornell; two sisters, Kimberly Trail and Kathy Furbeck, both of Fulton; two brothers, Robert Trail of New York City and Mark Trail of Hannibal; and several nieces and nephews.

A celebration of his life was held Thursday at Fulton First United Methodist Church, Fulton.

Contributions may be made to Founders Affiliate of American Heart Association, P.O. Box 417005, Boston, MA 02241-7005.

Foster Funeral Home, Fulton has charge of arrangements.

Francis Dennison, World War II veteran

Francis H. (Frank) Dennison, 93, of Zephyrhills, Fla. and formerly of Hannibal, died peacefully Tuesday, July 24, 2012.

He was a World War II veteran.

He was predeceased by his wife Dorothy (Louise) and Son Frank E. Dennison.

He is survived by his son, Gerald (Gloria) Dennison of Hannibal; daughter, Brenda J. (William) Goebel of Dade City, Fla.; brothe, Harold of Hannibal; and several grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Services will be held next summer.

Victoria Vazquez, Fulton resident

Victoria A Vazquez, 54, of Fulton, died Wednesday, July 25, 2012 at University Hospital.

Born in Buffalo, she had lived in the Fulton area for more than 20 years. She was a communicant of Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Fulton.  She was predeceased by her mother, Rose Vazquez, who died in 2001.  She is survived by her daughter,  Anna Maria Diaz of Syracuse; her father, Fernando Vazquez Sr. of Oswego; brothers, Fernando Vazquez, Jr. of South Granby and Victor Vazquez of Oswego; and two grandchildren, Amber and Michael.

A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated Tuesday at Holy Trinity Catholic Church, Fulton.  Burial was in St. Peter’s Cemetery, Oswego. Calling hours were held Monday at Foster Funeral Home, Fulton.

Ethel Ives, Sterling resident

Ethel Pettit Ives, 101, of Sterling, died Tuesday, July 24, 2012.

She was born in Fair Haven, a daughter to the late Vernon and Nora Baggs Pettit.

She lived all her life in Sterling and graduated from Fair Haven High School. She had worked for Comstock Foods in Red Creek and then for Sterling Co-op.

She had her own roadside stand in front of her home where she sold fruits, vegetables, flowers and rabbits.

She was a member of the Sterling Historical Society and was a member of the former Fair Haven Grange. She enjoyed quilting, gardening and spending time with her friends, cats and family.

She was predeceased by her husband, Harry Ives, who died in 1967; three brothers, Carl Pettit, Earl Pettit, Sr. and Alvah Pettit; and a sister, Edith Wright.

She is survived by a son, Ed (Fran) Ives; two grandchildren; three great grandchildren; four great-great grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

Calling hours and services were held Friday at Foster Funeral Home, Hannibal. The Rev. Gordon Wendell officiated. Burial was in Sterling Center Cemetery.

Contributions may be made to the Oswego County Humane Society, 265 West First St., Oswego, NY 13126.

Tracey Hotaling, former Fulton resident

Tracey E. Hotaling, 73, of Oswego, died Sunday, July 22, 2012 at University Hospital, Syracuse after a long illness.

He was the son of the late Tracey and Bernis (Winks) Hotaling. Mr. Hotaling was a resident of Fulton for over 47 years and just recently moved to Oswego.

Mr. Hotaling was past employed with Londy Argo, Syracuse as a house mover. He enjoyed making people smile and he loved to fish.

He was pre-deceased by his wife, Virginia Hotaling, who died in 2011.

He is survived by two children,  Teresa (Rick) Maine of Hannibal and Trace (Carol) Hotaling of Volney; four step-children, David Phillips of Phoenix, Liz Terrimiggi of Fulton, Billy Phillips of Phoenix, and Helen Short of Oswego; two sisters, Patricia Fellows of Phoenix and Janet Sheets of Auburn; five grandchildren, Rick, Connie, Shirley, Terri and Brian; and several great-grandchildren, great-great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews.

Graveside services and burial were held Friday at Mt. Adnah Cemetery with the Rev. Sandra Rude officiating.

Calling hours were conducted Thursday at Sugar Funeral Home, Fulton.