Category Archives: Obituaries

Isabelle Winden, Worked at Birds Eye

Isabelle Winden, 99, of Fulton, died Dec. 30, 2012 at Pontiac Nursing Home, Oswego.

She was born in Oswego and she had remained a lifetime resident of Fulton. Mrs. Winden was past employed with Birds Eye, Fulton.

She was pre-deceased by her husband, Alford Winden, in 1984.

Mrs. Winden is survived by her children, Diane Hall of Fulton, Carolyn Winden of Fulton and Eugene Winden of Futon; one grandchild; and several nieces and nephew.

There will be no funeral service or calling hours. Burial will be held privately at Oswego Town Rural Cemetery at the convenience of the family.

Sugar Funeral Home, Fulton has care of the arrangements.

Anthony DiNardo, Real-estate agent

Anthony DiNardo, 84, of Liverpool, died Sunday, Dec. 30, 2012 at Loretto Health & Rehabilitation Center, Syracuse.

Mr. DiNardo was born in Fulton, the son of the late Dominic and Assunta DiNardo. Mr. DiNardo was a resident of Liverpool for most of his life. He was a real estate agent where he owned and operated DiNardo’s Real Estate in Liverpool.

Mr. DiNardo was an active member for many years at Christ the King Church in Liverpool.

He was predeceased by his wife, Margaret DiNardo, who died Jan. 1, 2012.

He is survived by his brother, Armond (Nancy) DiNardo of Fulton, and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services were held Thursday at the Sugar Funeral Home, Fulton. Entombment will be in All Saints Mausoleum.

Calling hours were held prior to the service at the funeral home.

Mary Fryer, Phoenix resident

Mary Fryer
Mary Fryer

Mary E. Fryer, 97, life resident of Phoenix, died Saturday, Dec. 29, 2012.

She was born to her late parents, Ora V. (Dolbear) and Claude P. Wallace, Dec. 28, 1915. She was a 1934 graduate of Phoenix High School. She was a homemaker.

She was predeceased by her husband, Avery F. Fryer in 1991; her daughter, M. Karen Thompson in 2003; her son-in-law, Jack I. Thompson in 2012; her grandson, Shawn I. Thompson in 1999; her brothers, Ralph and Karl; and her sisters, Geraldine and Marjorie.

Surviving are her son and daughter-in-law, Keith L. and Diane Fryer of Baldwinsville; her grandchildren and their spouses, Dean and Andria Thompson, Jeremy and  Melissa Fryer, and Karen and Michael Chapski; Diane Thompson, widow of Shawn; eight great-grandchildren, Kyle, Chad, and Allyson Thompson, Jenna and Taylor Fryer, Brandon Thompson, Thomas and Alexa Chapski; her brother, Earl “Bob” Wallace of Baldwinsville; her two sisters, Elizabeth “Betty” Ellsworth of Baldwinsville and Eleanor Fisher of Fulton; and several nieces and nephews.

Services will be held tomorrow, Jan. 6 at 3 p.m. with calling hours before the service from 1 to 3 p.m. in the Allanson-Glanville-Tappan Funeral Home, 431 Main St., Phoenix. Spring burial will be in Upson Corner’s Cemetery, 920 County Rt. 45.

Contributions may be made to the Phoenix Fire and Rescue or Phoenix Public Library.

Claribel Soules, Fulton resident

Claribel “Betty” Soules, 107, of Fulton, died Tuesday, Jan. 1, 2013 at Pontiac Nursing Home, Oswego.

She was born in Holmesdale, Pa. to the late Daniel and Elizabeth (Pickeral) Spry.

Mrs. Soules was a resident of Fulton for over 40 years. She was a seamstress with Ward Leonard, Mt. Vernon, NY. Mrs. Soules was a member of the RSVP and Senior Chorus.

Claribel Soules was a past member of the First Congregational Church and the United Church of Christ.  She an accomplished seamstress she enjoyed making baby clothes for Dexterville Church.

She is survived by her children,  Donald Soules of Mt. Vernon, Vivian Apicelli of Fulton, and Gloria Bersito of Baldwinsville; 12 grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren;and  many great-great-grandchildren,

Funeral services were conducted Friday at Sugar Funeral Home, Fulton. The Rev. David Nethercott officiated. Burial will be held in Our Lady of Peace, Phoenix.

Calling hours were held Thursday at the funeral home.

Edward Devendorf, Army veteran

Edward F. Devendorf, 79, of Fulton, died Dec. 27, 2012 at Oswego Hospital, Oswego.

He was born in Syracuse to the late Earl and Cordelia (Campbell) Devendorf. He has been a lifetime resident of Fulton.

Edward Devendorf was a United States veteran, having served in the Army as a Private 1st Class from 1953 to 1955. He was a painter with the Painter’s Local #38, Oswego.

He was pre-deceased by his wife, Helen Devendorf in 1997; twin brother, Theodore Devendorf in 2005; and his daughter Shelley Horning in 2012.

Mr. Devendorf is survived by his children, Lance Devendorf of Fulton, Patricia (David) Kuhl of Scriba, Greg (Kelly) Devendorf of Carthage, Patrick (Rebecca) Devendorf of Fulton, and Tyrone McDougal of Oswego; his longtime companion, Grace Gault of Fulton; and several grandchildren, nieces and nephews.

Graveside Services will be held in the spring at Mt. Adnah Cemetery, Fulton with Rev. Mark Kimpland.  Calling hours were conducted Monday in the Sugar Funeral Home, Fulton.

Anna Stupp, Fulton resident

Anna M. Stupp, 92, of Fulton, died Tuesday, Jan. 1, 2013 at Michaud Residential Health Services.

She was born in Auburn to her late parents, Louise (Bacon) and Elmer Cady, Aug. 28, 1920. She was an employee of GE, Syracuse.

She was predeceased by her son, Gordon C. Stupp, July 12, 1962.

Surviving are her children, George Stupp, Gregory Stupp, Gary Stupp, Betty Worth, and Keith Stupp; 16 grandchildren; several great-grandchildren.

Services are at the convenience of the family with an eventual burial in Sandridge Cemetery, Schroeppel.

Allanson-Glanville-Tappan Funeral Homes, Phoenix, has charge of arrangements.

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Carleton Sahm, Korean War veteran

OBITS-SahmCarleton_WCarleton “Carl” Sahm, 80, of Hannibal, died at home Saturday, Dec. 29, 2012.

He was born in Clay, a son to the late Ernest and Elsie Sahm. He lived in Clay until 1983 when he moved to Hannibal and started a life with his beautiful bride, Debra.

He was a U.S. Marine Corps veteran of the Korean War where he served in the 10th Battalion out of Amboy. He was a volunteer fireman serving from 1953 to 1983 with the Clay Volunteer Fire Department.

He retired from General Electric in 1988. During his retirement years, he worked as a carrier for the Palladium Times, was a vegetable farmer and drove school bus for the Fulton City School District where he met his good friend, Andy Butler.

Mr. Sahm and his wife enjoyed spending their summer’s camping at the Piney Woods Campground in North Rose, where they met a lot of good friends. Carl was a New York Yankees fan, was always willing to help others and had a lot of good stories and laughs around the campfire.

In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by his son, Ronald Sahm; sisters, Betty Rose, Eunice, Dorothy and Sharon; brothers, Milford, Arloe, Ernie and George; and his in-laws, Marilyn and Ray.

He is survived by his wife, Debra; children, Shirley (Dick), Carleton, Jr. “Butch”, Teresa, Cynthia, Debbie and Mike; sisters, Mary Jane, Barbara, Bernice, Nancy, Beatrice, Diane and Linda; daughter-in-law, Bonnie (Carl) Thompson; cousins, Leona Sahm, Edith and Cliff Blair, close friend, Mary Turner; and several grandchildren, great grandchildren, great-great grandchildren, nieces and nephews. He is also survived by his dogs, Molly and Bella and his cats, Tinkerbell and Peanut.

Calling hours and service were held Monday at Foster Funeral Home, Hannibal. Burial, with military honors, will be in the spring at Jacksonville Cemetery, Lysander.

Contributions in memory of Mr. Sahm may be made to Friends of Oswego County Hospice, P.O. Box 102, Oswego, NY 13126 or to the Hannibal Volunteer Fire Dept., P.O. Box 252, Hannibal, NY 13074.