Category Archives: Obituaries

John Fry, retired from Nestles

John A. Fry, 64, of Oswego, died Wednesday Nov. 20 at his home after a short illness.

He was born in Sandy Creek the son of the late Robert and Kathryn (Hatch) Fry. Mr. Fry lived in Fulton where he attended the Fulton School District, he then moved to Oswego where he lived for the past 21 years.

He worked in the warehouse for Nestle’s for 35 years retiring in 2002.

He was a member of the Fulton and Oswego Softball Leagues, Oswego and Fulton Men’s Bowling Leagues.

He was a strong supporter of the armed forces. Mr. Fry enjoyed watching the New York Giants, Syracuse University Sports, the Yankees, and NASCAR.

He was predeceased by his wife Irene Fry in 2002.

He is survived by his sister, Betty Woods of Solvay; his children, Constance LaDue of Fulton, Antoinette Ouellette of Scriba, Scott (Della) Daniels of Fulton, Martian (Mary) Daniels of Oswego; 13 grandchildren and 12 great grandchildren.

Funeral services were Saturday at the Sugar & Scanlon Funeral Home, Oswego. Burial will be in Mt. Adnah Cemetery, Fulton.

Calling hours were Saturday at the funeral home 147 W. Fourth St., Oswego.

Leta Hartle, member of Bowling Hall of Fame

Leta Adele Prime Hartle, 102, of Fulton, passed away Sunday, Nov. 17.

She was the daughter of the late Roy and Ola Allen Prime and was predeceased by her husband, Irving “Bud” Hartle, in 1986.

Leta was an avid bowler and member of the Bowling Hall of Fame and loved playing Bingo.

Surviving are her daughter, Norma (Frederick) Swiech and son, Paul (Brenda) Hartle, as well as four grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.

Calling hours were Thursday at Foster Funeral Home, 910 Fay St., Fulton. Services followed the calling hours.

Joshua C. Clark, enjoyed gaming, fishing

Joshua C. Clark, 25, of Fulton, passed away Sunday Nov. 17.

Born in Oswego, he had always lived in the Fulton area.

Joshie enjoyed gaming and fishing.

He is survived by his wife, Michelle; his children, Matthew and Serenity; his parents, Carl and Elizabeth Clark; sisters, Chrissy and Carrie; several aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins.

Calling hours were Friday at Foster Funeral Home, 910 Fay St., Fulton with a graveside service following at Mt. Adnah Cemetery.

Christine A. Pelo, enjoyed camping, demolition derbies

Christine A. Pelo, 63, of Mt. Pleasant, passed away Tuesday Nov. 19.  A native of Oswego, Chris had lived in the Fulton area most of her life.  She retired from Birdseye Foods after more than 35 years.  Chris enjoyed camping, crocheting and demolition derbies.

She was predeceased by her first husband, Edward Vanderhaden.

Chris is survived by her husband of eight years, Harold Pelo; three children, Michael, Mark and Stephanie; a brother, Stephen Bartosek; several grandchildren; nieces and nephews.  Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Saturday (today) at Foster Funeral Home, Fulton.

Burial will be at Mt. Pleasant Cemetery.  Calling hours were Friday at the funeral home, 910 Fay St., Fulton.

Roy Morgan, long-time member of Enterprise Fire Department, Phoenix

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Roy C. “Uncle Roy” Morgan, 80, of Elm Street, Phoenix, passed away Monday after a long battle with several cancers.

He was born to the late Freda (Smith) and Wesleyan Morgan on June 17, 1933 in Phoenix, NY.
A graduate of Phoenix High School, class of 1951, he was an Army veteran during the
Korean Conflict, serving in Germany.

Uncle Roy was a 56-year member of the Enterprise Fire Co., and was honored as
a firefighter of the year. He also was very involved with other fire company related
organizations in the area.

Roy was predeceased by his twin brother, Ralph A. Morgan on Dec. 28, 2010; and a sister,
Arlene M. Knowlton on Mar. 24, 2008.

Surviving are his loving wife of 57 years, Ona S. (Wooding) Morgan; his two daughters,
Cherie J. (Merton) Shaw, and Valerie (Jay) Czyz; four grandchildren, Sara and Jason
Czyz and Scott and Karen Harris; one great-grandson, Alexzander Harris; one sister,
Nellie Chamberlain; a sister-in-law, Madalyn Morgan; a brother-in-law, Erwin Knowlton;
several nieces, nephews and cousins.

Services were Thursday at the Allanson-Glanville-Tappan Funeral Home,
Phoenix, with the Rev. Douglas Chamberlain officiating.

Burial was in Phoenix Rural Cemetery with firefighter honors. Calling hours were Wednesday.

Contributions may be made in memory of Roy to: Enterprise Fire Co., 469 Main St., Phoenix, NY
13135, or to the Special Needs Playground Program, 25 Lock St., Phoenix, NY  13135

Makynzie Jade Griffith, ‘our little ladybug’

Makynzie Jade Griffith, 14-month-old daughter of Ryan Wilcox and Jamie Griffith, passed away Thursday afternoon Nov. 14 at Golisano Children’s Hospital in Syracuse.

She was born in Oswego Hospital and was known to her family as “our little ladybug.”

In addition to her parents, she is survived by a brother, Carson James Wilcox; maternal grandmother, Cathy Sabin of Fulton; paternal grandparents, Scott and Robin Hoyt and John and Robin Wilcox all of Fulton; aunts, Chrissie Griffith and Amanda Sabin both of Fulton; cousins, Alexandrea and Logan Wilcox.

Calling hours were Monday, Nov. 18 with services after the calling hours at Foster Funeral Home, 910 Fay St., Fulton.

Burial will be in Mount Adnah Cemetery.

Evan Hoffman, enjoyed hunting and fishing

Evan E. Hoffman, 42, of Fulton died Wednesday Nov. 13 at home.

He was born in Oswego, NY and Evan had remained a life resident of Fulton. He currently worked with Hubbard Farms, Granby.

Evan enjoyed hunting and fishing.

He was pre-deceased by his father Samuel Hoffman and brother Roger Hoffman.

Evan is survived by his wife of one year, Stephanie Hoffman of Fulton; daughter Christina Yanock of Fulton; stepson Francis Brockway Jr., of Fulton; two sons,  Dakota and Dylan Hoffman, both of Fulton; mother, Sonja (Kim) Becker of Fulton; maternal grandfather, Seth Loomis; three siblings, Samuel Hoffman, Ella Bonnell, and Heather Smith, all of Fulton; two step siblings, Chester Hoffman of Hannibal and Shirley Hoffman of Weedsport; and several aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins.

Funeral Services will be held at 10:45 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 23 at the Sugar Funeral Home, Inc., 224 W. 2nd St. S. Fulton.

Burial will be held privately. Calling hours will be conducted from 9 to 10:45 a.m. Saturday Nov. 23 at the Sugar Funeral Home, Inc., Fulton.

C. Lorraine Fox, Lycoming Methodist Church member

C. Lorraine Fox, 85, of New Haven, died Sunday Sept. 29, 2013, at her home surrounded by family.

Daughter of the late Kenneth “Mack” Ryder and Clara MacDougal (Ryder) Stevens, she as a member of the Lycoming Methodist Church.

She was predeceased by her husband of 50 years, Ross Fox, in 1999, and her only daughter, Rosszine Piepoli, in 2005.

Surviving are grandchildren, Paul Piepoli of New Haven, Pamela (Stephan) Sovine of Florida, Angela Piepoli Lane of Syracuse; granddaughter-in-law Sally Mannise Piepoli; six great grandchildren; sisters Lillian Wallace, 90, of New Haven, Rosalind Wallace, 87, of Fulton and Violet Pringle, 84, of Fulton.

Memorial service will be held at 1 p.m. Wednesday Nov. 27 at the Lycoming Methodist Church. Burial will be in North Scriba Cemetery.

The family will receive friends and family at the church from noon to 1 p.m. prior to the services.

Arrangements in care of Harter Funeral Home, Mexico, NY.

“We love you Gram…the circle won’t break.”