Category Archives: Obituaries

Elmer Floyd Kimball, loved hunting, golf

Elmer Floyd Kimball, 79, of Andover, Mass., passed away in Florida Saturday,  Dec. 21, 2013, surrounded by his family.

Elmer is survived by his wife, Rose Marie (Viscome) Kimball; daughter Lori Kimball; son David Kimball; grandchildren Taylor Kimball, Matthew Kimball and Jackie Kimball; great grandchildren, Cole and Abby; brother Douglas Kimball of Fulton, NY;  and many loving  nieces, nephews and extended family.

Elmer was a loving husband, father, grandfather and friend to all.

He resided in Fulton, NY most of his life and attended Fulton High School.  He served in the U.S. Air Force for four years and was a member of the VFW and American Legion.

He retired from United Technologies after more than 30 years of service.

Elmer loved  hunting, golf and traveling. He also enjoyed cooking for his children, grandchildren and friends.

Memorial donations in Elmer’s memory may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105 or the  ASPCA, 424 E. 92nd St., New York, NY 10128.

Daniel Steinberg, longtime Fulton resident

Daniel F. Steinberg, 67, formerly of Fulton, passed away Thursday Dec. 26 at the VA Medical Center in Syracuse.

He had lived in the Fulton area for more than 40 years. Dan had been a truck driver for many years and had also worked at Crucible Steel.

He was a member of the Fulton VFW and Fulton Elks. He was an Army veteran, serving from 1968 to 1971.

Dan was predeceased by his wife, Cindie Steinberg, and brother William Steinberg, both who passed away in 2001.

He is survived by his sons, Gary (Christina) Steinberg, Scott (Tammy) Barcza, John Barcza, Mikeal Steinberg; brothers, Thomas Steinberg and Mike Steinberg; several grandchildren.

Graveside services will be in the spring.  There are no calling hours.

Contributions in memory in Dan may be made to the American Cancer Society, Memorial Processing Center, 6725 Lyons Street, P.O. Box 7, East Syracuse, 13057.

Marlene Todd Corzett, member of State Street United Methodist Church

Marlene Todd Corzett, 81, of Fulton, passed away Saturday Dec. 28 at home.

She was a life resident of Fulton, the daughter of the late G. Stanley and Elizabeth Ingamells Todd.

Marlene had worked as a floral designer at Dowd’s House of Flowers for many years and previously worked at Ingamells Grocery and the American Woolen Mill in Fulton.

She was a member of State Street United Methodist Church in Fulton. Marlene spent 50 summers, with her husband Wally and their family at their cottage on Catfish Creek off Lake Ontario. She also enjoyed making quilts for her family and friends.

Surviving are her husband of 62 years, Wallace F. Corzett of Fulton; three sons, Douglas (Michele) Corzett of Livermore, CA, William (Laurie) Corzett of Medford, MA and Wallace B. (Debbie) Corzett of Fulton; five grandchildren, Todd, Christopher, Kevin and Bradley Corzett and Cheryl Hermann; two great-grandchildren, Wyatt Corzett and Cyan Hermann; a brother, George (Irene) Todd of MI; a sister, Norma Burleigh of Fulton; many nieces, nephews; grandnieces, grandnephews and cousins.

She was predeceased by a sister, Betty Bowers.

Calling hours and a memorial service were Jan. 2 at Foster Funeral Home, 910 Fay St., Fulton.

The family wishes to thank the support given by the nurses and caregivers of Oswego County Hospice. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Friends of Oswego County Hospice, PO Box 102, Oswego, NY 13126-0102.

Shawn Manchester, loved time with family

Shawn Manchester, 41, of Sandy Creek, died Thursday Dec. 26, 2013 at his home after a sudden attack.

He was born in Thailand, the son of Carl F. Manchester. He was a former employee of MS Kennedy of Liverpool, NY, where his was a data processor.

Shawn enjoyed spending time with his wife and family.

He was predeceased by one son, Robert Senke in 2011.

Shawn is survived by his wife, Harriet Manchester of Sandy Creek; children Joshua Bell of Oswego, Justin Bell of Fla., Stefani Senke of Sandy Creek and Christopher Senke of Sandy Creek; his sister Missie Gamble of Oswego; eight grandchildren; two nephews and one niece.

Services will be private. The arrangements are in the care of the Sugar & Scanlon Funeral Home 147 W. Fourth St., Oswego.

Alice G. Smith, graduate of Fulton High School

Alice  G. Smith, 87, of Merritt  Road, Granby, passed away Tuesday Dec. 17, 2013 at Oswego Hospital.

Born Feb. 12, 1926, in Phoenix, N.Y., to her late parents, Florence (Patton) and Fred I. Smith.

She was a graduate of Fulton High School. Alice was a painter for General Electric Co., Syracuse, N.Y.

Alice was predeceased by her brothers Smith, Lawrence, Tom, Sam, Fred and Charles.

Surviving are her brother, Harold Smith of Granby; two sisters, Jane Didowski, former Weedsport resident, and Freida Mason of Baldwinsville; sister-in-law, Phyllis G. Smith of Granby; several nieces, nephews, and cousins.

Services were Monday Dec. 23, with the Rev. Terrance E. Millbyer officiating in the Allanson-Glanville-Tappan Funeral Home, 431 Main St., Phoenix, N.Y.

Burial will be at a later date in Merritt Cemetery, Granby.

Hazel Yager Brown, lover of music

Hazel Yager Brown, 96, of Phoenix, passed away Friday, Dec. 20.

She was born Aug. 14, 1917, the daughter of the late Royal and Ella (Thomson) Yager.

She was a 1935 graduate of Fulton High School and worked at Nestlé Co. from 1935-39.

Hazel married her husband Howard Brown in 1937 and lived in the hamlet of Jacksonville, town of Lysander, for 63 years.

She attended the Little Utica United Methodist Church and was active with the Granby and Jordan-Elbridge Senior Citizens.

Hazel had a love of music and continued playing the organ into 2012. She enjoyed crocheting and many crafts.

Hazel was predeceased by her husband Howard in 1976, and by siblings Emma Loveland Vollendorf, Jane Hungerford, Gordon, Leonard, Adelbert, Lawrence and Robert Yager, and a granddaughter, Tania Horner.

Surviving are her children, Jeanette (John) Horner of Elbridge, Ronald Brown of Syracuse and Wendy (Joseph) Borayi Jr. of Pennellville; grandchildren, John III, Joel (Lori), Jeffrey (Tina) and Donielle Horner; step-grandchildren, Joseph (Theresa) Borayi and Felicia Weber; great grandchildren, John Wesley, Ashley and Lizzie Horner and Michael Demascole; several step-great grandchildren, great great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews and a sister-in-law, Leone Yager.

Calling hours were Friday, Dec. 27, at Foster Funeral Home, 910 Fay St., Fulton, with services following.

Burial will be at Jacksonville Cemetery in Lysander.

Memorials are encouraged to the Little Utica United Methodist Church, 9100 Prine Road, Baldwinsville, NY 13027.

Anna Mae Ladd, worked at Nestles for years

Anna Mae Ladd, 74, of Sterling, passed away at home Thursday morning, Dec. 19, following a long battle with cancer.

She was born in Fulton, a daughter to the late Merton and Helen Beshures.

Anna graduated from Hannibal High School in 1957 and worked for Nestlé in Fulton for nearly 40 years until her retirement in 2002.

She is survived by her husband of 57 years, Robert E. Ladd; three daughters, Nancy (Anthony) Ladd Toscano of Martville, Roberta Ladd of Williamstown and Cindy (Richard Hillman) Ward of Hannibal; three sisters, Carol Strauts of Oswego, Linda Walters of Florida and Elizabeth McQuaid of Fulton; three brothers, John (Cindy) Beshures of Scriba, Richard Beshures of Fulton and Jack Beshures of Fulton; nine grandchildren; 14 great grandchildren as well as several nieces and nephews.

Calling hours were Dec. 23 with services following, at Foster Funeral Home, 837 Cayuga St., Hannibal.

In lieu of flowers, contributions in memory of Mrs. Ladd may be made to the American Cancer Society, Memorial Processing Center, 6725 Lyons St., P.O. Box 7, East Syracuse, NY 13057.

Jean M. Sweet, retired from ALLTEL

Jean M. Sweet, 86, of Fulton, died Monday Dec. 16, 2013.

She was born in Fulton, a daughter to the late Fred and Louise LaPierre Sweet and resided in Fulton all her life.

Ms. Sweet retired in 1989 from ALLTEL New York, Inc. in Fulton as a directory supervisor where she worked for 39 years.

She was a member of the First United Methodist Church.

In addition to her parents, Ms. Sweet was predeceased by three brothers, George, Harry and Frederick Sweet.

There are no calling hours or funeral services.

Burial will be in Mount Adnah Cemetery, Fulton. Foster Funeral Home, Fulton has care of arrangements.