Category Archives: Obituaries

Robert “Bobby” Sawyer, BOCES graduate, worked at Oswego Industries

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Robert M. “Bobby” Sawyer, 52, passed away Saturday, July 19 at Oswego Hospital.

He was born in Oswego, the son of Beverly Guernsey and the late Harold L. Sawyer. He was a life resident of Volney.

Bobby was a member of Mt. Pleasant United Methodist Church. He attended BOCES School for Exceptional Children and graduated in 1982. He then worked at Oswego Industries for about 23 years.

The past few years, Bobby had been a resident of Rowlee Group Home in Fulton, where he enjoyed life to the fullest with all of his friends and wonderful caretakers.

Bobby is survived by his mother; a brother, Brian Sawyer and sister-in-law Ann (Grela) Sawyer; his two beloved nieces, Cali and Paige Sawyer; his favorite cousins, Beverly and Walter Roach and Barbara and Don Myers.

Calling hours were Tuesday at Foster Funeral Home, 910 Fay St., Fulton. Funeral services and burial will be private.

Contributions in Bobby’s memory may be made to ARC of Oswego County, 7 Morrill Place, Fulton, 13069.

Milton “Pudge” Hartle, veteran, contractor, loved hunting and fishing

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Milton “Pudge” Hartle, 77, of Oswego, formerly of Fulton, passed away suddenly Monday, July 14 at Oswego Hospital.

He worked as a self-employed contractor for many years and served in the U.S. Navy from 1955-1957 and was on the Navy boxing team.

Pudge enjoyed hunting and fishing.

Surviving are his children, Steven (Tiffany) Hartle, Donald (Sharon Miller) Hartle, Patricia (Stan) Johnson, Shelly Hewitt, April Hartle; siblings, Francis “Butch” Hall, Clinton Hall, Calvin Hall, Marlene Snow and Donald Lanning; many grandchildren, great grandchildren, nieces and nephews.

Calling hours are from noon to 2 p.m. Thursday, July 17 at Foster Funeral Home, 910 Fay St., Fulton with services immediately following.

Burial will be at Mt. Pleasant Cemetery in Volney.    

 

Rose Manasseri, member of St. Joseph’s Church, baker at Parkside Nursing Home

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Rose Manasseri was carried to eternal peace on Tuesday July 15, 2014 from her home on Oswego, NY.

She was 97 years young.

Rose was born to the late Antonio and Catrina Zappala on March 3, 1917 in New York City.

She was an impassioned member of St. Joseph’s Church and the Legion of Mary. She attended Oswego High School and was a baker at Parkside Nursing Home in Oswego.

She was the loving wife of the late Salvatore Manasseri and mother of the late Betty Jane Manasseri.

Rose is survived by her daughter Catherine (David) Grove; sons Anthony (Judy) and John Manasseri; granddaughters Michelle (Will) Pryor and Karen (Scott) Nesbitt; and great grandsons Henry and Jack Pryor.

In addition she is survived by her brothers John (Alice) Zappala, Sam (Genevieve) Zappala, and sister Angeline Santore.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 9 a.m. Friday July 18 in St. Joseph Church, Oswego.

Calling hours will be held Thursday July 17, from 4 to 6 p.m. at Sugar & Scanlon Funeral Home, 147 W. Fourth St., Oswego.

Burial will be in St. Paul’s Cemetery.