Category Archives: Obituaries

Leon J. Rogers, former Fulton resident

Leon J. Rogers, 75, a former resident of Fulton, passed away Monday, May 12 in Tennessee.

He is survived by his wife of 48 years, Linda M. Rogers; sister, Norma Hokanson of Mississippi; five sons, Robert A. (Rose), Dale S. (Linda), Dana J. (Marie), Steven M. (Shannon), James L. (Sandy); daughter, Donna G. Rogers; many grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews.

Calling hours are 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sunday, May 18, at Foster Funeral Home, 910 Fay St., Fulton with services and burial to follow at Roosevelt Cemetery, State Route 49, Schroeppel.

Donations may be sent to the Cancer Care Co-pay Assistance Foundation, 275 Seventh Avenue, NY, NY 10001. Please reference your donation in memory of Leon J. Rogers.

Jack Jones, veteran, Alcan retiree

5-17_OBITjonesJack Jones, 74, of Oswego, passed away Sunday May 11 at home surrounded by his loving family.

He was born in Oswego, N.Y., to the late Claude and Nina (Dingman) Jones.

Mr. Jones has remained a life resident of Oswego, N.Y. He graduated from Oswego High School.

Mr. Jones was a United States veteran, having served in the Air Force for five years from 1959 to 1964.

He retired after 34-plus years from Alcan Aluminum in 2002.

Mr. Jones was an avid fan of NASCAR and football. He was a member of the St. Joseph Golden Agers and Oswego Elks Lodge.

He was pre-deceased by his daughter Colleen Jones, and siblings Geraldine Demm, and Claude, Robert and William Jones.

Mr. Jones is survived by his devoted and loving wife of 52 years, Josephine DiGaetano Jones of Oswego; three children,  Craig (Donna) Jones of Florida, Christine (John Spotswood) Jones of New Haven, NY, and Cory (Tracy) Jones of Sterling, N.Y.; one sister,  Beverly Bonner of Oswego; five grandchildren, Timothy, Bryan, and Veronica Jones, Breanna and Hannah France; and several nieces, nephews, cousins and good friends.

Funeral service was held Thursday May 15 in the Sugar & Scanlon Funeral Home, and at St. Joseph’s Church, Oswego where a Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated by the Rev. Greg Kreinheder.

Burial will be held in St. Peter’s Cemetery, Oswego. Calling hours were May 14  in the Sugar & Scanlon Funeral Home, 147 W. Fourth St., Oswego.

The family would like to give a special thank you to Oswego Health Hospital Care and St. Joseph’s Church.

Contributions may be made to St. Joseph’s Church, 240 W. First St., Oswego, NY 13126 and the American Cancer Society, 6725 Lyons St., PO Box 7, East Syracuse, NY 13057.

Myrtle Hubbard, co-owned potato farm, loved to braid rugs

5-17_OBIThubbardMyrtle  A. “Myrt” Hubbard, 83, of the town of Granby, passed away Thursday evening May 8, 2014.

She was born in Rich Mountain, Arkansas  March 3, 1931 to her late parents, Alice (Beck) and Argus Mackey.

She was a engaged in potato farming with her late husband, Ralph A. Hubbard for many years, known as Hubbard Farms.  Myrt enjoyed braiding rugs.

 Predeceased by her loving husband of 60 years, Ralph A. Hubbard on Sept. 16, 2012; her daughter-in-law, Janette L. (Cramer) Hubbard on Nov. 27, 2013; her son-in-law, William A. Whipple, Sr. on Aug. 16, 1999.

Surviving are her two sons, Thomas Hubbard of Fulton, Kirk (Debra) Hubbard of Phoenix, NY; two daughters, Kim Whipple of Pennellville and Cynthia Pluff of Phoenix; seven grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; one sister, Amy Upson of Florida; several nieces, nephews, cousins.

 Calling hours were Tuesday May 13 in the Allanson-Glanville-Tappan Funeral Home, 431 Main St., Phoenix. Graveside service only on Wednesday May 14 in Jacksonville Cemetery, town of Lysander,  with the Rev. Moritz Fuchs officiating.

Brayden E. Raymond, infant

Brayden A. Raymond, infant son of Angel Dingman and Jesse Raymond, passed away Wednesday May 7 at Oswego Hospital.

Besides his parents, Brayden is survived by his maternal grandparents, Maxine Hines and Scotty Dingman, Sr.; paternal grandparents, Viola and Chester Raymond; maternal great-grandparents; Yvonne and Jerry Fredette; paternal great-grandparents, Helen and Charles Raymond; several aunts, uncles and cousins.

A calling hour was held Monday with a service following at Foster Funeral Home, 910 Fay St., Fulton.

Shirley A. McGinley, made fabulous homemade doughnuts and mac and cheese

Shirley A. McGinley, 81, of Fulton, passed away Thursday, May 8 at Upstate University Hospital in Syracuse.

A native of Palermo, she was a life resident of the Fulton-Hannibal area. Shirley had worked as a home health aide for Pontiac Nursing Home in Oswego and in private duty health care.

She loved to cook and bake and was well known for her homemade donughuts and mac & cheese.

Shirley was an avid bird watcher and enjoyed country music, crocheting and ceramics.

She was predeceased by two daughters, Veronica McGinley and Gloria Donahue; a grandson, Larry McGinley; parents, Arlo and Faith Deyo; a brother, Ronald Deyo; companion, Carl VanLinder and former husband, Frederick McGinley.

Surviving are her children, Audrey (Tom) Reynolds of Au Sable Forks, Thomas (Miss Billie Sanders) McGinley of Sterling, Jenninge Berrus of Hannibal, Robert (Kathy) McGinley of Sterling, Roberta (Raymond Moody) McGinley of Savannah, Colleen (Doug) Trautlof of Tacoma, WA and Karen (Scott Simpkins) Lange of Hannibal; 24 grandchildren; several great-grandchildren; brother, Gerald Deyo of OK; sisters, Pat LaPointe of FL, Marge Altman of SC and Elaine Cary of Jamesville; son-in-law, Duane Donahue of Fulton; many nieces and nephews as well as her friends at the Mill Apartments in Fulton.

Calling hours are from noon to 2 p.m. Wednesday, May 14 (today) at Foster Funeral Home, 910 Fay St., Fulton with services immediately following at 2 p.m.

Burial will be at Mt. Adnah Cemetery in Fulton.

Memorial contributions in lieu of flowers may be made to a favorite charity.